Preparing for the New EU Data Privacy Rules - Recording (.MP3)

Preparing for the New EU Data Privacy Rules - Recording (.MP3)

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Late-Breaking Seminar Recording
Recorded 04/25/2018
CLE Eligible No
Length 90 min.
Format MP3
SKU WS2018-04-25-DL

Practitioners who believe the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), set to go into effect in May 2018, won’t affect their practices and they can simply ignore them are in for a rude awakening. As international rules on these issues continue to change at a fast pace, U.S. immigration lawyers will need to navigate various country specific regulations (while concurrently complying with a panoply of U.S. federal and state laws) to ensure that they are in compliance on a global basis, and that client information is securely maintained.

Featured Topics

  • Overview of Key Data Privacy Rules, Including a Review of Basic Terms and Concepts
  • Are Practitioners Subject to the GDPR If They Don’t Have an Office in the EU?
  • How U.S. Immigration Attorneys May Unknowingly Become “Data Controllers” Under the GDPR
  • Best Practices Immigration Lawyers Can Implement to Maximize Compliance
  • What Sanctions Can U.S. Immigration Attorneys Face at Home and Abroad in Connection with the GDPR?
Due to the late-breaking nature of the program and jurisdictional requirements, CLE credit is not available for this seminar.


Audrey Lustgarten (DL), AILA Global Migration Section Steering Committee Vice Chair, Petoskey, MI
Audrey Lustgarten is the founder of Lustgarten Global LLC, a boutique firm dedicated exclusively to representing companies in global (non-US) immigration matters. Prior to founding Lustgarten Global, Ms. Lustgarten was an attorney and global manager for two of the largest international firms specializing in immigration law. Ms. Lustgarten is licensed to practice law in Georgia and Michigan, and is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers' Association (AILA) and the American Bar Association (ABA). She is Co-Chair of the ABA Section of International Law Immigration & Naturalization Committee and Vice Chair of the AILA Global Migration Section Steering Committee.

Richard Blake Chisam, Washington, DC
R. Blake Chisam is Fragomen's Chief Audit and Privacy Officer. In this role, Mr. Chisam oversees the firm's audit and risk management activities, as well as the firm's privacy program. Resident to the firm's Washington, DC office, Mr. Chisam's practice focuses on risk management and compliance, along with government strategies. He was previously senior counsel to the immigration subcommittee for the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary, where he worked on policy and oversight issues related to employment-based immigration, international law, border security, immigration enforcement, refugee issues, naturalization and citizenship. In addition to his former role with the House Judiciary Committee, Mr. Chisam served as Staff Director and Chief Counsel for the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct (Ethics Committee) from 2009-2011, and counsel to the Ethics Committee Chair and Senior Policy Advisor to Representative Zoe Lofgren in 2009. During his tenure, Mr. Chisam directed an unprecedented number of complex Congressional ethics investigations and served as lead counsel in high-profile House ethics disciplinary hearings. Prior to his government service, Mr. Chisam practiced immigration and nationality law in the private sector. His practice focused on advising organizations with respect to immigration-related policy, employment issues and other related matters. Mr. Chisam is a sought-after speaker and guest lecturer and has published many commentaries on immigration law including a book, Immigration Practice, which he co-authored. In 2000, he was awarded the Meritorious Public Service Award by former Attorney General Janet Reno.

Tommy Angermair, Aarhus, Denmark
Tommy Angermair is a partner in the Danish law firm CLEMENS and the head of the law firm's employment, data protection and corporate immigration law practice group. He is one of the most experienced Danish experts on data protection law (including GDPR) compliance having provided advice on this topic since 2004. Mr. Angermair and the rest of CLEMENS' very experienced data protection team is currently heavily involved in several GDPR compliance projects for mainly medium sized and large companies, including several large multinationals. Furthermore, he is specialized in corporate immigration law (WPs, business visas for inbound personnel, advising high net worth individuals etc.), which means that he has a profound understanding of the data protection consideration in relation to running an immigration law practice. He is ranked as the only Danish lawyer in the category corporate immigration in Who's Who Legal (2017 edition), which is the only leading law firm ranking company with a separate category for corporate immigration in Denmark. In recent years, Mr. Angermair has also been recommended consistently as a leading specialist in both Chambers Europe and Legal 500 EMEA, which covers data protection and corporate immigration law.

Adele Martins, London, UK
Adele Martins is a Partner and head of Magrath's Employment Department. Her practice covers all aspects of contentious and non contentious Employment Law. She has a client base ranging from multinational PLC's to small companies as well as private individuals. Ms. Martins has extensive experience of advising on the drafting and enforcement of complex restrictive covenants, garden leave, contract terminations and injunction proceedings. Ms. Martins has broad experience of Employment Tribunals and High Court Litigation and frequently advises companies and individual senior executives on termination of employment, breaches of contract and severance terms. She regularly deals with complaints of unfair dismissal and discrimination in the Employment Tribunal and in addition to HR support, provides clinics and training courses to corporate clients on a regular basis. Ms. Martins advises on all aspects of the employment relationship, from recruitment to termination, including drafting and changing terms of employment, disciplinary and grievance issues, data protection, confidential information, whistle-blowing, TUPE, equality and diversity, redundancy procedures, capability and severance.

The speaker's/author's views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided are based on the speaker's/author's experiences and the current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and experiences may differ from your own.