Past Seminar : Data Protection for the Financial Sector

Held on 31 Oct 2017, 08:30 AM - Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel
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An overview

The financial services sector is more and more becoming sensitised to data protection principles, but there has so far not been any specific event creating awareness on data protection obligations of bank, insurance, and non-bank financial services operators.

The global trends are for operators in the financial services industry to be aware of data protection requirements and to integrate the high standards of data protection in all new financial services product. This becomes even more important as Mauritius is now a signatory of Convention 108 of the EU, and is expected to pass new data protection legislation to comply with the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

This seminar assists you to understand:

The general operation of data protection principles, its application to employees, marketing and sales, as well as considerations of security and accuracy protection and the new requirements expected from the forthcoming new legislation.

Who should attend:

  • Compliance personnel
  • Human resources officers
  • Data protection officers
  • In-house legal or contract negotiation departments
  • Sales and marketing officers
  • Teams considering outsourcing or export of data
08:30 – 09:00REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST
09:00 – 09:15PHASE 1 – GENERAL INTRODUCTION

 

OVERVIEW OF DATA PROTECTION PRINCIPLES AND DEFINITIONS

  • What is data protection and what it practically does?
  • International principles and privacy background
  • Data protection examples
09:15 – 10:00DATA PROTECTION IN PRACTICE

 

  • The 8 principles of Data protection
10:00 – 10:30DATA PROTECTION AND EMPLOYEES

 

  • Obligation of employers
  • Data subject request
  • How far can you monitor or watch your employees?
10:30 – 11:00PHASE 2 – KEY IMPLICATIONS IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY

 

ADVERTISING, MARKETING AND SALES

  • Marketing directly
  • Emails and online
  • Using personal information
11:00 – 11:15REFRESHMENTS
11:15 – 11:30RECORD KEEPING AND SECURITY

 

  • Ensuring accuracy
  • Security of access and handling
11:30 – 12:00 RECORD KEEPING AND SECURITY

 

  • Principles and how to
  • Specific cases
  • Checks and audits
12:00 – 12:15THE NEW DATA PROTECTION AND OUTSOURCING

 

  • Your subject rights
  • Forthcoming trends
 12:15 – 12:30 QUESTIONS AND END OF SESSION

For more detailed information, please download the full programme.

Sanjeev Ghurburrun  –  Founder and Head of Legal

Sanjeev Ghurburrun has an LLB from the University of Birmingham, and was called to the Bar in  Mauritius since 1995. Sanjeev has assisted clients to make representations to the Competition Commission and worked on the creation of the rules of the Competition Commission as part of a World Bank Exercise. He has successfully handled complex merger clearances, cartel defences and abuse of monopoly claims.

Ashwina Pittea  –  Barrister

Ashwina Pittea called to the Mauritian bar in January 2013, after being ranked first at the vocational examination for barristers held by the Council of Legal Education. She is also an Associate of the Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa). Since 2013, Ashwina has acted in cases which involve different areas of law and has considerable experience of the spectrum of disputes relating to commercial and corporate law. 

Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel

Le Caudan Waterfront, BP 91, Port Louis

T : (+230) 202 4000

www.labourdonnais.com

Parking :

Free parking slots are available at Marina Quay in Caudan Waterfront. Get your parking ticket stamped at the Hotel reception after the seminar.

Fee per participant : Rs 6,000 (Vat Included).

Special fees apply for companies sending more than 5 delegates. Please contact us for more information.

This seminar is MQA approved and is refundable by the HRDC.

The fee includes the course material and refreshments. Payments can be made by cheque or bank transfer. In both cases, an invoice will be sent to you shortly after your registration.

For more information contact Bryan Doorgaya

bryan.doorgaya@geroudis.com

Tel: +230 210 3838  –  Fax: +230 210 3912

The new GDPR includes the following requirements for those dealing with data of EU subjects:

  • To appoint a person in the EU to represent them;
  • To be directly responsible to the EU jurisdiction for processing of EU data subjects

Financial services operators and banks operating in the Global Business market are invited to consider their position on the basis of an EU disclosure request.

Join us to understand how you can implement new requirements in data protection following adoption of the EU legislation.

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