Greenberg Traurig’s Francoise Gilbert to Speak at the Masters Conference for Legal Professionals

SILICON VALLEY, Calif. – April 14, 2016 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Francoise Gilbert will speak at the Masters Conference for Legal Professionals, which is taking place Tuesday, April 19, at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco, California. This whole day event, covering a range of issues such as cybersecurity, cross-border eDiscovery, data protection, and records management, is designed specifically for attorneys from law firms and corporate legal departments, as well as for litigation support professionals.

Gilbert will be addressing the topic, “How to handle cross-border transfers in the aftermath of the Schrems Case, post Safe Harbor and the birth of the GDPR.” She will discuss how the EU–U.S Privacy Shield and the EU General Data Protection Regulation will impact U.S. based companies, which carry out international data transfers, by creating new compliance responsibilities and legal obligations.

Gilbert, a shareholder in the firm’s Silicon Valley office, focuses her practice on U.S. and global data privacy and security in a wide variety of markets, including, among others, Internet, cloud computing, big data, connected devices, robots, and other emerging technologies. Her clients include public or multi-national entities, cloud service providers, big data analytics companies, connected device developers, B2C and B2B businesses, publishers, Internet stores, insurance companies, financial institutions, manufacturers, service providers, trade associations, nonprofit organizations, software developers, and others.

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