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Risky Business: Roadshow

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Prepare your team for new laws and regulations

The forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect on 25th May 2018 is a key example of how changes in the law can raise new issues in your day-to-day work.

Ignorance is not an option, as failing to comply with GDPR and other regulations can result in hefty fines and even prison sentences. With so much at stake, our panel of experts are best-placed to reassure you that you have done everything you can to prepare.


Brett Warburton-Smith

Cyber Risk: What it is and how to prepare
With more than 25 years’ insurance experience Brett specialises in cyber, data, information security risk and insurance, As well as a founding Partner, Brett is a member of Lockton’s Global Cyber and Technology Practice; the largest cyber team in the London insurance market with clients including some of the largest law firms and global real estate companies in the world.

Michelle Garlick

Minimising the compliance risks in conveyancing
Having specialised in defending claims against professionals, primarily solicitors, for many years, Michelle is now responsible for Weightmans' Compli service and advises law firms on all aspects of regulation, compliance, and claims and complaints handling. She is also a council member of Manchester Law Society and chair of its regulatory affairs committee and COLP and COFA. A well-known speaker on the legal circuit and she has had a number of articles published in relevant legal media.

Tom Backhouse

Risky Business: What lies beneath?
Tom Backhouse is the founder and CEO of Terrafirma and has undertaken educational talks on the varied and many risks the ground poses. Tom pursues an ambition of changing the way in which we perceive, identify and act upon environmental risks to better manage and resolve the problems that are increasing in occurrence across the UK.

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