ITALY: DLA Piper and AIGI event on the General Data Protection Regulation

DLA Piper Italy and AIGI will run an event on how the General Data Protection Regulation will impact the business of companies on 16 February 2017.

The new European privacy regulation (GDPR) will require a radical change in the approach to data protection compliance, introducing entirely new obligations and making even the current obligations considerably more burdensome, with changes that will have a significant impact on the technical and organizational structure of companies.

The change in the perspective with respect to privacy compliance will be mainly dictated from the applicable penalties that will be considerably increased and will reach an amount equal to € 20 million, or 4% of the worldwide turnover of the entity which commits the violation, whichever of the two is greater. A further consequence is that the management and the head of legal departments of companies could be subject to liability claims by shareholders, if they have not adopted the measures necessary to ensure compliance of the company with the new regulations.

All this happens in a period when companies are facing an important digitization process which, by their nature, entails a greater processing of personal data and in a period when cyber risks are becoming a major threat.

The European Data Protection Regulation provides the tools to limit potential risks and protect companies from potential liabilities, but their adoption requires a deep review by a specialized team and is considerably time consuming.

Here is the opportunity to discuss (in Italian) about the GDPR in detail together also with the legal counsels of other major companies since the event is arranged with the AIGI, the Italian Association of Inhouse Counsel.

Date: 16 February 2017

Location: Milan, Hotel Hilton Milan, via Luigia Galvani 12

Time: ore 16:00 – 18:45

Registration: in order to register, please send an email to


16:30 Welcome

Giuseppe Catalano – Company Secretary, Head of Corporate Affairs , Assicurazioni Generali – Territorial AIGI Chair for Lombardia and Liguria

16.40 How the EU privacy regulation will change the business of your company

Giulio Coraggio – Partner, DLA Piper
Gianluigi Marino – Lawyer, DLA Piper
Rosy Cinefra – Senior Counsel, CA Technologies – AIGI Member

17:40 How companies are getting ready for the European Privacy Regulation

Giulio Coraggio – Partner, DLA Piper
Gianluigi Marino – Lawyer, DLA Piper

Giovanni Cerutti – Senior VP, General Counsel, Compliance & Risk Officer, NTT Data EMEA – Member of the Management Commitee and General Board of AIGI
Giuseppe Bellazzi – Manager Legal and Litigation Department, Intesa Sanpaolo – AIGI Member
Fabio Fiumanò – Legal Manager and Local Compliance Officer, Hilti Italia ¬ AIGI Member
Rosy Cinefra – Senior Counsel, CA Technologies – AIGI Member

18:20 Q&A

18:45 Networking cocktail

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