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Free GDPR webinar – Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs)

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2 May at 12pm UK time

As GDPR day gets ever closer, Director of Course Development Nick Henderson will continue to help you prepare for the new EU wide regulation. During the webinar, Nick will guide you through the process of conducting a DPIA. He will also answer questions on the topic of DPIAs and give guidance on next steps to those who have already begun the process.

The webinar will cover:

  • How to conduct DPIAs
  • The suggested DPIA timeline
  • What to do if you haven’t yet started conducting your DPIAs
  • Who should be responsible for conducting and monitoring DPIAs

The webinar is suitable for both those who have attended previous webinars on the topic and those who are joining us for the first time.

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Free on-demand webinar – GDPR Mythbusters

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Should we be deleting our whole email marketing list? How much can you actually be fined for a GDPR offence? In this webinar, Director of Course Development Nick Henderson and Yehuda Solomont explored the myths surrounding GDPR and helped separate the facts from the fiction. The webinar is based on our GDPR Mythbusters blog series that we are publishing in the lead up to GDPR day.

The webinar focused on the following GDPR myths

  • You’ll be fined 4% of global turnover for your first GDPR offence
  • GDPR requires you to delete all of a person’s data if they ask
  • You can’t send marketing emails anymore
  • HR policies and practices won’t be affected
  • No one will know if I don’t comply with GDPR
  • Compliance will cost you business

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On-demand webinar: GDPR – 10 steps to take before May

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With GDPR day fast approaching, Director of Best Practice Gary Yantin and Director of Course Development Nick Henderson discussed the steps businesses should take to prepare. This was the first in a series of webinars on the topic of GDPR. You can download a recording of the webinar and the accompanying slides by clicking the button below.

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Free webinar: GDPR – 10 steps to take before May

21 FebruaryOn Tuesday 21 February at 12pm, Director of Best Practice Gary Yantin will be joined by Director of Course Development Nick Henderson to explore the challenges facing organisations in preparing for GDPR and give guidance on what still needs to be done.

The webinar will cover:

  • Is your organisation ready for the changes?
  • What are your biggest challenges?
  • Conducting Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA) and making the most out of them?
  • Dealing with sensitive categories of data
  • What to consider when appointing a Data Protection Officer
  • The Data Protection Bill 2018 There will be an opportunity for answering your questions.

The webinar will end with the opportunity to have any questions on the topic answered. You can register for the webinar by clicking on the button below.

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Anti-Slavery Day – what is your business doing?

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Quick start guide to compliance with the Modern Slavery Act

Tomorrow, 18th October, marks UK Anti-Slavery Day. Created by an Act of Parliament to raise awareness of the millions of men, women and children held in slavery and deprived of their basic human freedom, it can also shine a light into the slivers of progress being made to tackle modern-day slavery.

“Modern slavery is like terrorism,” said International Development Secretary Priti Patel. “If we don’t tackle the root causes, the victims will come to Europe via Libya and Italy, and those problems will manifest themselves on the streets of London.”
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VinciWorks hosts first risk summit

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General Counsel and Heads of Risk attended VinciWorks’ first risk summit

On 12th September more than 30 senior counsel and heads of risk gathered to discuss the risk horizon at VinciWorks’ first risk summit in the Soho Hotel.

Delegates from international law firms, accountancy firms and corporates shared their insights into the issues that they hope will grab their board’s attention as they plan their risk management strategies. The event was chaired by VinciWorks CEO Howard Finger.
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Modern slavery webinar: tools and case studies for Modern Slavery Act compliance

Since the first modern slavery statements were published a year ago, we have gained perspective on what companies can do to fight slavery in the supply chain and the benefits of a robust anti-slavery programme. On Tuesday 26th September at 12:00pm, Richard Beale will be joining VinciWorks to discuss the practical aspects of modern slavery compliance and answer any questions you may have.

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Meet the expert

Richard BealeRichard Beale is the Global Director of Supply Chain at Marshalls plc. and has over 20 years of experience managing global supply chain and procurement in the FMCG, retail, financial services, private equity and manufacturing sectors. At Marshalls, Richard is piloting a cutting-edge supplier education programme focusing on the elimination of modern slavery.
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On-demand Fourth Directive webinar – your questions answered

On 26th June 2017, the UK met the EU’s deadline and transposed the Fourth Money Laundering Directive into national legislation.

On Monday 2nd July over 200 law firms and organisations joined Director of Best Practice Gary Yantin and anti-money laundering expert Amy Bell to discuss the implementation of The Fourth Directive and the new Anti-Money Laundering Regulations 2017.

The webinar covered some key questions surrounding the new regulations such as:

  • What must firms do to comply with the Fourth Directive?
  • How do the changes to pooled client accounts affect me and how likely are the changes to come into force?
  • How do you carry out a risk assessment?
  • Is there Law Society guidance on how to approach risk-based CDD?
  • How will new legislation such as the Criminal Finances Act affect you?

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Free on-demand webinar – Get Ready for GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018. If you are unprepared, this regulation could have a drastic impact on your business and how you collect data. The regulation creates significantly more rights and protections for data subjects, and imposes heavy fines on businesses that fail to comply.

The changes you may have to make to comply with GDPR include:

  • Assessing and justifying all of your data collection
  • Revising your privacy, data protection and cyber security policies
  • Designing systems for new data rights including the right to be forgotten and the right to data portability
  • Appointing a Data Protection Officer and implementing a “privacy by design” process

The webinar guides you through the first steps you need to take to become compliant. It will help you understand how the changes under GDPR will affect your organisation and how you should begin planning.
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