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CPD Course:
Conducting Investigations
While Following
Data Privacy Laws:
The Great Convergence

Presented by
Mr. Dmitri Hubbard,
Regional Vice President, Asia-Pacific,
Consulting & Analytics,
Xerox Services

Conducting Investigations While Following Data Privacy Laws: The Great Convergence
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Code: EVT000000164 Level: Advanced
Date: 15 August 2017 (Tuesday) (Amended) Language: English
Time: 14:30 - 17:45
(Reception starts at 14:00)
Accreditation(s): LSHK 3.0 CPD Points
(LSHK Allocated Number: 20163417)
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Presenter's Profile:
Mr. Dmitri Hubbard

Based in Hong Kong since 2002, Dmitri consults on a wide range of contentious legal problems which arise at the intersection of law and technology.  Dmitri uses his experience in managing over 200 investigations since 2009 in Asia to preach about best practice and responding to crises.

His focus is on internal and regulatory investigations, international and Asian litigation, cyber security and data privacy compliance scenarios across Asia-Pacific.  He works closely with large law firms and General Counsel for matters which have a Hong Kong or Asian dimension.  Dmitri specializes in advising clients on regulatory and litigation matters involving data privacy concerns, forensic investigative needs, cyber breach, electronic discovery, data mapping, evidence management, document review and analysis.

Since in Asia, Dmitri has held Regional Management Roles at LexisNexis, Epiq Systems, Control Risks Group, Xerox, Conduent, and Blue Dragon Asia.  He has been an adjunct lecturer / professional consultant at the three HK University Law schools (HK University, Chinese University & City University).

Dmitri is a qualified Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand.  Dmitri holds a Bachelor of Laws, a Master of Laws (focusing on international commercial law) and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Economics from Victoria University of Wellington.  He holds a Diploma in International Trade and Shipping Law from London Guildhall University, and has done the HK SFC licencing exams for securities dealing, derivatives dealing, corporate finance and financial markets.  He frequently presents at industry seminars, professional associations and regional conferences across Asia.  He has written several books and articles on HK and Asian data privacy, cyber security, ediscovery, law of evidence, employment and contract law.

Course Outline:

Data Privacy is the great headache every lawyer needs to address in relation to any regulatory investigation, litigation involving the disclosure of personal data or internal investigation into fraud, bribery or money laundering.

This course contains practical advice for law firms on how to avoid legal liability for themselves and their clients.  That liability will generally arise through an inadvertent breach of data privacy laws either locally or internationally.  The EU privacy laws have far reaching consequences for internal and regulatory investigations in Asia and how law firms and corporations must conduct these procedures.

With the emerging technologies such as cloud storage and internet of things (IoT), the potential for privacy breaches becomes more wide ranging.  We examine the use of technology and analytics to protect firms and their clients from inadvertent exposure to these risks.  We examine these in the context of civil and criminal penalties that may apply in Hong Kong.

It addresses the following topics:

  • Case studies in Asia-Pacific involving data privacy issues in investigations
  • Out with safe harbour, in with privacy shield, implications for Asia
  • Modern issues affecting liability for choice of jurisdiction such as:
    1. Cloud storage
    2. Internet of Things (IoT)
    3. Device synchronisation and security
  • Problematic jurisdictions in Asia for conducting investigations
  • Technological solutions to reduce risk:
    1. Forensic Analysis
    2. Data Analytics
    3. Data centre storage/review environments

This course is supported by:  Kornerstone Limited
Relevant CPD Courses
Course: RME Elective: Reducing Data Privacy Risks for Law Firms * RME Elective: Reducing Data Privacy Risks for Law Firms
Presenter(s): Mr. Dmitri Hubbard
Date: 20 October 2017 (Friday)
Time: 14:30 - 17:45
Venue: Kornerstone Institute, 15/F, Hip Shing Hong Centre,
55 Des Voeux Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
Language: English
Accreditation(s): LSHK RME Elective Course
LSHK 3.0 CPD Points
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