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Staying on top of all the legal issues for your day-to-day activities and corporate life events in many jurisdictions is a challenge, especially in this current environment. That's why Deloitte Legal launched Dbriefs, live webcasts, to help you gain insights on key legal trends and critical issues affecting your global business operations.

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Employment Law
International dismissal of employees in a changing environment

11 April 2018
Host: Nicolaas Vermandel
Presenters: Ivana Azzollini, Bart Colpaert, and Koen Fransaer

Companies often struggle with the dismissal of employees in an international perspective. They wonder about the cost associated with a dismissal in a given country, the formalities that need to be complied with, impact of legislative changes, etc. What important issues should HR leaders factor into their plans? We'll discuss:

  • Main findings of the 2018 international dismissal survey, which includes over 45 countries.
  • Insights on the related cost, the formalities per country, the balance of power between employer and labor courts regarding dismissal, derogative framework for managing directors.
  • The (changing) employment and dismissal landscape in a selected number of countries.
  • The need for a governance model regarding dismissal.

Gain insights into legal and practical issues potentially affecting multinational companies that seek to conduct international dismissal.

Commercial Law
Data Protection: Practical aspects and concerns on key elements introduced by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

14 March 2018
Host: Dr Julia Hilberg
Presenters: Marloes Dankert, Amalia Del Val, and Matthias Vierstraete

After nearly two years from the approval of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in April 2016, we are entering the final stretch of its effective entry into force, May 2018. The GDPR, as it has been discussed in former sessions, introduces significant material changes on some of the core concepts of data protection, as for example consent or information duty. Companies face additional requirements and severe penalties for non-compliance. Even though the deadline to comply with the new requisites introduced by the GDPR approaches, there still many companies that hesitate on how to implement the new elements in a way that would not negatively affect their business or supposes disproportionate efforts. The new obligations and characteristics introduced by the GDPR entail not only changes in the legal policies but also in organizational strategies and technical developments. Therefore, the interpretation of the new elements introduced by the GDPR has to be performed from a perspective in which requisites and obligations are balanced with the business strategies. We'll discuss:

  • New obligations of third parties and new requisites applicable to third parties contracts – how to deal with data processors negotiations and contracts under the GDPR new scenario.
  • Main changes in the implementation of consents and information – how those changes could be articulated on your current data protection policies.
  • New rights and data retention – how to deal with the answer to the new rights and data blockage/anonymization possibilities.

Hear from Deloitte's Legal and Risk team of specialists to get a deeper understanding on the interpretation in practice of the key elements of the GDPR that may be determinant on your businesses and compliance strategies.

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