FERMA’s live joint webinar with ECIIA on Monday 28 September gathered more than 300 participants
The objective of this joint webinar was to take stock of where we stand after 2 years of GDPR implementation and the practical consequences on businesses. For this, FERMA and ECIIA (European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing) invited the following speakers:
- Olivier Micol, Head of Data Protection Unit at the European Commission, Directorate-General for Justice. He highlighted key elements of the recent GDPR evaluation report of the European Commission, shared the latest data and feedback from companies and civil society. He also gave an overview of future planned initiatives.
- Jérôme Avot, Group Risk Officer and Data Protection Officer at Faurecia, a global leader in automotive technology.”The GDPR served as a common thread from the start to the end of the project. We feel we have turned what might have been perceived as a constraint into an opportunity. “
- Ralf Herold, Senior Vice President, Corporate Audit BASF, a leading chemical company. He is an expert in GDPR as Germany was a pioneer in this piece of legislation.
Jérôme Avot and Ralf Herold shared their experience as a Risk Manager and DPO and as an Internal Auditor by exchanging on the changes that the GDPR involved within their companies.
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