APRIL 05 2017 |

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Accountancy Sector

Richard Kemp spoke at a recent conference organised by The Alternative Accountancy Strategic IT Conference on GDPR, providing an update on where we are with GDPR and its impact on accountancy practices.

The presentation covered:

  • GDPR update and the impact on accountancy practices
  • latest on GDPR and Brexit
  • data protection – top regulatory concerns for firms:
    • heavier enforcement – new penalties
    • international transfers
    • accountability requirements
    • new duties (data processors, personal data, consents)
  • data/system security – top business concerns for firms:
    • due diligence
    • data storage
    • business continuity
    • information provision for clients
    • what should firms be doing now?

Download a copy of the presentation here.



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