The Future of International Data Transfers

On Wednesday, 25th November 2020, the ACOI Data Protection and Information Security Working Group will deliver a webinar on the topic of The Future of International Data Transfers. We are delighted to have Anne-Marie Bohan of Matheson, Joe Jones, Head of International Data Transfers, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and John McGrane, Director General, The British Irish Chamber of Commerce

Key topics will include:

  1. Understanding the latest EU and UK developments in light of the Brexit transitional period ending in December 2020,
  2. The draft supplementary measures recommendations published by the European Data Protection Board and draft EU Commission decision and related new draft standard contractual clauses published on 10 and 12 November respectively for consultation further to the July 2020 Schrems II decision from the Court of Justice of the European Union and
  3. Practical guidance in respect of existing and future international data transfers.
Title: The Future of International Data Transfers
Date: Wednesday, 25th November, 2020
Speaker: Anne-Marie Bohan, Partner, Matheson
Joe Jones, Head of International Data Transfers, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport
John McGrane, Director General, The British Irish Chamber of Commerce
Flavien Corolleur, Senior Legal Counsel and Director, SS&C
Venue: Webinar
Time: 09:30 – 11:00
CPD: 1.5 Hours 
Fee: €25 members, €35 non-members


Anne-Marie Bohan, Partner, Matheson
Anne-Marie Bohan has over 20 years' experience in technology related legal matters, and is head of our FinTech practice. As a member of Matheson's Technology and Innovation Group and our Asset Management and Investment Funds Group, Anne-Marie brings together significant practical experience in advising on technology and privacy legal issues with industry knowledge and an understanding of applicable regulatory rules and regulatory requirements. She advises on all aspects of technology and e-commerce law, as well as outsourcings and contracted services, with particular focus on the requirements of financial institutions and financial services providers in these areas.
Anne-Marie's practice includes advising a broad range of clients on data protection, privacy issues and cyber security issues, including employee data protection issues, data subject access requests and security breach incidents.
Anne-Marie has lectured on IT, data protection and financial services in the Law Society of Ireland, the National University of Ireland Maynooth, and more broadly. She is author of the Ireland chapter in Outsourcing Contracts – a Practical Guide (Lewis, Fourth Ed, 2012) and is co-author of the Irish chapters in a number of data protection and FinTech guides. Anne-Marie is also a member of Irish Funds FinTech working group.

John McGrane, Director General, The British Irish Chamber of Commerce
Founder of NSI Technology, turning Not for Profits into Not for Losses, delivering networking technology and management solutions for membership organisations in Ireland and globally, strengthening them and their Members to achieve their fullest potential together. NSI's clients include trade organisations, for-cause groups and sports and cultural bodies.
Retired after a 40 year career in financial services as a resilient and highly experienced lifelong business, personal, corporate and institutional banker.
Passionate in practical and strategic support of Commerce, Culture and Community for the betterment of all.
Applying extensive practical and professional career experience to problem-solving and innovative solution-finding in a wide range of business and not-for-profit environments.
Inspiring, leading and delivering powerful new collaborations across wide and diverse networks, achieving more than the sum of the parts for all stakeholders.
A proven highly motivational leader comprehensively qualified in managing Enterprise, Growth, Innovation, Risk, Change and Strategy.
Appointed to multiple public and private Boards across international borders, serving client companies spanning inward investment, import and export trade development, tourism, arts, culture and sport. Highly experienced in leading Project Team Working, Research Programmes and Co-operation for community and regional development through inspiring high-performance team working environments.
Specialities include facilitating Business and Community Networks, Responsible and Sustainable Banking; Business Growth Support; Mentoring; Achievement Coaching; Operational Excellence; Leadership; Business Startups; Expansions; Challenges; Value Adding; Corporate & Social Responsibility; Business & The Arts; Culture, Art, Sport & Tourism; High-Fulfilment Teams.


11/25/2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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