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McGuireWoods Seminar
"Privacy: it's nothing personal.
A data protection update on surveillance, monitoring, e-discovery and security issues."


Date: Wednesday 23 November 2011, 18.00 - 21.00
Sponsored by McGuireWoods
Guest Speakers: Martin Borrett, Director of the IBM Institute of Advanced Security in Europe, Iain Bourne, Group Manager, Bénédicte Raevens, Partner, Phillip R. Rees, Partner, Paul Van den Bulck, Partner, Andrea Ward, Senior Associate
Hosted at McGuireWoods' London Offices, 11 Pilgrim Street
London EC4V 6RN
Cost: £50 + 20% VAT (£60) per person
For more details, please contact Sophie Ramos - 0207 092 6643




The Chamber was pleased to announce its seminar, sponsored by McGuireWoods at 11 Pilgrim Street:

Theme: "Privacy: it's nothing personal.
A data protection update on surveillance, monitoring, e-discovery and security issues.

With Guest Speakers:

Martin Borrett
, Director of the IBM Institute of Advanced Security in Europe

Mr. Borrett leads the Institute and advises at the most senior level in clients on policy, business, technical and architectural issues associated with security. Martin leads IBM's Security Blueprint work and is co-author of the IBM Redbooks "Introducing the IBM Security Framework and IBM Security Blueprint to Realize Business-Driven Security" and "Understanding SOA Security".
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Iain Bourne, Group Manager of the Information Commissioner’s office

Mr. Bourne joined the Information Commissioner’s office in 1996. During his time with the Commissioner he has dealt with a wide range of areas, including health service compliance, new technologies, international issues and privacy at work. Iain worked for a couple of years on the freedom of information side of the Commissioner’s office, before moving back to data protection in 2006 to deal with information-sharing policy.
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Bénédicte Raevens, Partner, McGuireWoods

Ms. Raevens focuses on commercial and contract law, European Union law (i.e., free movement of goods, personal data protection, antitrust), and litigation. She holds a law degree and a special degree in tax law from the Université Catholique de Louvain, where she was also an assistant on the faculty of law. She is a member of the Brussels Bar (French), and a member of the Editing Committee of the Journal de droit européen. She is fluent in French, Dutch and English.
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Phillip R. Rees, Partner, McGuireWoods

Mr. Rees is a partner and a member of the firm’s technology, outsourcing and intellectual property practice groups in London. He advises on outsourcing, technology, media, telecommunications, intellectual property and sport matters, with particular emphasis on European regulatory issues, including data protection and data security, cross-border data transfers, privacy, encryption, export controls, technology and EU public procurement regulations.
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Paul Van den Bulck
, Partner, McGuireWoods

Mr. Van den Bulck is a member of the Brussels and Paris Bars, and practices in Belgium and France. He focuses on legal issues concerning copyrights, trademarks, domain names, patents, design protection, biotechnology, media and entertainment (including gaming and gambling), software and technology law, personal data and fair trade practices. He lectures on intellectual property at University Paris II (Pantheon-Assas), and Université de Strasbourg in France; and on intellectual property and IT at Telecom ParisTech.

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Andrea Ward
, Senior Associate, McGuireWoods

Ms. Ward advises on all aspects of U.K. employment law and has extensive knowledge and experience of employment tribunal litigation, for all types of claims. Her work also includes non-contentious and advisory matters related to the handling of disciplinary and grievance procedures, reorganisations and redundancies, restrictive covenants and bonuses. She principally advises directors, in-house counsel and human resources professionals of large multinational organizations, in the life sciences and healthcare, technology, consumer and automobile industries.
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