On behalf of the Loyens & Loeff Data Protection & Privacy Team, we are pleased to announce the official launch of our GDPR Expert Sessions 2021-2022.

As we want to keep you updated on the latest developments in the field of privacy & data protection, we are very happy to invite you to our (virtual/hybrid) expert sessions, with a kick-off in October 2021 and a wrap-up in June 2022.

  • Our first (webinar) session is set on 26 October and will be dedicated to the recent (draft) guidelines of the Belgian Data Protection Authority for the processing of biometric data. We will also briefly touch upon other developments regarding the processing of special categories of personal data.
    This webinar has already taken place.
  • At the occasion of our second (webinar) session of 30 November, we will discuss the latest developments regarding international data transfers (new SCCs, Transfer Impact Assessments, Brexit, etc.).
    This webinar has already taken place.
  • The third (webinar) session will be held on 15 March 2022  regarding Cookies: latest developments and outlook for 2022.
    This webinar has already taken place.
  • The fourth (webinar) session will be held on 28 April 2022 
    This webinar has already taken place. 
  • The fifth in-person session will be held on 17 June 2022 regarding Compliance & Crisis Communication.

    How to create a compliance culture within your company and externally? How to deal with negative press after a data breach or a fine by the Data Protection Authority?
    To answer these questions, we are happy to have with us Mr. Anthony Callaert and Mr. Jochen Vankerckhoven who will share their insights and provide you with very hands-on advice.


12.00 pm - 12.30 pm : Welcome & lunch

12.30 pm - 1.30 pm   : Part 1 – Compliance Communication

In this session, Jochen Vankerckhoven will talk you through the core principles of compliance communication.

A true compliance culture is built bottom-up. And you need to be very strategic about it.
Your biggest tool for this is communication. Communication aimed at motivation, and especially simplification. Easier said than done? Let’s dive deeper into this topic with Jochen.

                                     Part 2 – Crisis Communication

During this crisis communications crash course, Anthony Callaert will walk you through on how to recognize, prepare in advance, respond effectively, and recover from a crisis.

1.30 pm – 2.00 pm    : Closing remarks, Q&A and networking coffee