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STEP Lunchtime Lecture No.01 – Back to School – what have we learned after 15 months of GDPR and Guernsey’s new Data Protection regime?

9th September 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

STEP Lunchtime Lecture No.01

Topic: Back to School – what have we learned after 15 months of GDPR and Guernsey’s new Data Protection regime?

Speaker: Richard Field – Appleby

Presentation summary:

Guernsey’s new Data Protection regime has been in place for 15 months, during which time data-related matters have made global headlines on a weekly basis. Delving behind some of the headlines and looking at some practical examples of common problems, Richard Field (a Partner in Appleby’s Regulatory and Dispute Resolution team) takes a look at some of the key developments both locally and internationally.

Speaker Bio:

Richard is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution team at Appleby in Guernsey, specialising in corporate and commercial litigation and regulatory matters. His regulatory focus is on data protection, AML and compliance, technology and eGaming. Richard is one of the global leads for Privacy and Data Protection at Appleby and is the Guernsey lead for the firm’s Technology and Innovation practice group.

Richard has acted for a range of local and global institutions on complex, cross-border disputes involving funds, banking and investment relationships and trusts.

Richard has been working on data protection matters for some years and is at the forefront of advising on Guernsey´s new Data Protection Law and GDPR. He sits on the States of Guernsey´s GDPR Industry Working Party and is both a Committee member of the Association of Data Protection Officers and a qualified GDPR Practitioner. Richard has written and spoken about GDPR/privacy extensively, both in Guernsey and Jersey, working on projects including guidance on Guernsey´s data protection regime, co-authoring a guide to the impact of GDPR in the Channel Islands and contributing the Guernsey chapter to global law firms and legal subscription databases.

For Richard’s full bio please follow this link :- https://www.applebyglobal.com/people/richard-field/

Please arrive by 11.45am for registration.

A polite reminder that if you are hard of hearing please sit in the front five rows for the best auditory experience.

Lecture will start 12pm sharp and last for approx. 45 minutes with 10-15 minutes for questions.


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

For booking enquiries or queries, please email stepguernsey@step.org.

What’s the refund policy?

Tickets are transferrable to another STEP member or colleague on the day but they are non-refundable unless there is a waiting list and 48 hours notice is given.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, we are able to take names at registration so you don’t have to bring your ticket.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?

Yes, tickets are transferrable to a colleague if you find yourself unable to attend.


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The Dorey Room, St James
St Peter Port
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