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M2003 - GDPR workshop: Brexit, AML & other practical difficulties

  • 16 Jan 2020
  • 09:15 - 12:30
  • TTC


Registration is closed
Registration Time: 09.00
Sessions Time: 09.15 - 12.30 including a 15-minute coffee break
Speaker: Ms Yanica Sant
Venue: Lower Ground, Tower Training Centre, Swatar
Participation Fees
MIA Members: €40.00
Non-MIA Members: €75.00
Retired Members: €20.00
Students: €30.00

Background Information

The aim of this session is to go beyond the generic overview of the GDPR which accountants and auditors have heard over and over in the past year, and delve into existing practical difficulties being faced on a regular basis. How will Brexit affect data being sent to and from the UK? And how should businesses, accountants and auditors prepare for it? How are businesses, accountants and auditors balancing GDPR and AML compliance?

Objectives of this session

Session will delve into specific practical issues that are likely to be faced on a regular basis by accounting professionals. Attendees are encouraged to prepare practical queries to be discussed during the session. Session will take the format of a workshop, and will equip attendees with the practical tools to dissect practical hurdles and move forward in a compliant manner. Speaker will provide various case-studies relevant to the attendees' line of work.

Topics on the agenda

a) GDPR: from May 2018 till today - what was the fuss about?
b) Brexit: How will Brexit affect data being sent to and from the UK? How can you prepare for it?
c) AML: How to juggle GDPR and AML compliance
d) Data Breaches: How serious are they? And how liable are you?
e) Any challenging practical issues faced by attendees in their line of work

Target audience

Accountants, auditors, SMEs and any other professionals interested in the above.

Speaker’s Profile

Yanica works as a Senior Counsel for Legal, Internal Affairs and Policy at the MGA. She graduated as a Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta, and specialised in Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law at the University of Queen Mary, London. Her focus is specifically on the relation between privacy and technology, and to this end she has authored a paper on the Privacy Implications of the Internet of Things. Yanica is also a member of the Malta IT Law Association, and is a member of the AI subcommittee within the same association.

Event CPE Competences

3 Hours Professional 

Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions apply


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