SCLA GLOBALFORUM ON DATA PROTECTION AND NATIONAL SECURITY
8THSCLA GLOBAL ONLINE FORUM
28THAugust(Friday) 19.00-22.00 Beijing Time
Considerable excitement and trepidation have surrounded the adventof the global development of the data protection laws. As the global economyshifts further into a connected information space, the relevance of dataprotection and the need for controlling privacy will further increase.
One of the examples is the popular social media app, Tiktok, ownedby Beijing-based Bytedance, is under increasing scrutiny in overseas markets.Especially in the United States and India, it has become a lightning rod indisputes among global powers as the data protection is now a pre-eminent aspectof state security concerns.
On the other hand, the need for personal privacy is a congenitalattribute of human beings. That is why the right to privacy is considered afundamental human right in the various incarnations of that class of rights indifferent jurisdictions.
Thus, the Swiss Chinese Law Association (SCLA) is honored to held its8th SCLA Global Online Forum-Data Protection Global Forum. SCLAGlobal Online Forum is a world leading forum held on the monthly to address thecurrent legal challenges During the three-hours online forum, following issues willbe discussed and debated:
Compliance of the States andFederal law on Data Protection in US (Al Saikali)
Navigating the IncreasinglyImportant and Complicated Regulatory Hurdles of Data Protection & Privacyand Cybersecurity in China (Jianmin Dai)
Tiktok, Data Protection ,National Security Update from Indian Perspective (Amrit Mehta)
Data Protection and Litigation– An African Case Study (Godson Uochukwu)
Geopolitics Discrimination inthe Global Enforcement of the Sanctions (Philip Hackett Q.C)
Data Protection at the GlobalSupply Chains (Şafak Herdem)
All participants of the forum will receive a certificate.
13.00-13.10 CET Time
Welcome Remarks, Tianze Zhang, Committee Member ofthe Swiss Chinese Law Association
13.10-13.25 CET Time
Compliance of the States and Federal law on Data Protection in US, Alfredj. Saikali, Chair, Privacy and Data Security Practice at Shook, Hardy& Bacon
13.25-13.40 CET Time
Navigating the Increasingly Important and Complicated RegulatoryHurdles of Data Protection & Privacy and Cybersecurity in China, JianminDai, Partner at Dentons
13.45-14.00 CET Time
Tiktok, Data Protection , National Security Update fromIndian Perspective, Amrit Mehta, Partnerat Majmudar & Partners
14.00-14.10 CET Time
14.10-14.25 CET Time
Data Protection and Litigation – An African Case Study GodsonUochukwu, Partner at Fortress Solicitors
14.25-14.40 CET Time
Geopolitics Discrimination in the Global Enforcement of theSanctions, Philip Hackett Q.C, Barrister at 36 Stones
14.40-14.55 CET Time
Data Protectionat the Global Supply Chains, Şafak Herdem, Managing Partner at Irglobal
14.55-15.15 CET Time
Panel 1 Discussion:Tiktok Case Debates: Saravanan Dhandapani (Chairman of CNICA), Ian Wang (Partnerat Deheng Law Firm)
15.15-15.35 CET Time
Panel 2 Discussion:Tracking Coronavirus: big data and the challenge to privacy (Margareth d’AvilaBendayan)
ALFREDJ. SAIKALI (UNITED STATES)
CHAIR,PRIVACY AND DATA SECURITY PRACTICE AT SHOOK, HARDY & BACON
As Chair of Shook’s Privacy and Data Security Practice, Al hasgained the trust of clients challenged by data incident response, privacylitigation, and compliance with the myriad laws governing sensitiveinformation. Al believes that clientservice, deep experience and proactive thinking are what separates him fromother privacy and data security lawyers. These values are illustrated by thefact that Chambers USA ranked him Band 4 in Privacy and Data Security in 2020;he was named a Cybersecurity Trailblazer by the National Law Journal in 2015;and he received the Client Choice Award from Lexology in both 2016 and 2018.
PARTNER AT DENTONS
Ken Dai is one of the pioneering lawyers inChina practicing the area of data protection. Since 2012, he has been offeringprofessional legal services upon the application and enforcement policies ofrelevant laws in data and privacy protection sphere for plenty of multinationalcorporations and large-scale enterprises, including without limitation: (1)reviewing and revising privacy policies, (2) analyzing the feasibility ofbusiness modes from the perspective of data and privacy protection; (3) issuingcompliance opinions upon cross-border transfer of data, (4) advising on thedata protection & privacy issues pertain to employment, (5) advising on thedata protection & privacy issues pertain to cross-border litigation,arbitration and investigation, (6) advising on the legislation and enforcementtrend of data protection & privacy, and cybersecurity, (7) advising on theintersection between data and competition.
PHILIP HACKETT Q.C (UNITEDKINGDOM)
BARRISTERAT THE 36 GROUP
Philip Hackett Q.C. specialises infinancial regulation, civil and criminal fraud, international corruption andsanctions, health and safety, environment and consumer law. Over the past 25 years he has been instructedin many of the leading financial regulation cases including the most seriousmatters investigated by the FCA and SFO and other regulatory bodies. For manyyears he has been selected as a leading silk by legal directories, includingthe Legal 500 and Chambers Directory, describing him as ‘an imposing presencein court’, a ‘highly articulate and convincing advocate’ who provides ‘incisivecase analysis’ and a ‘tactical advocate who is superb at cross examination’,regarded by solicitors as ‘sensitive to the mood of the client’.
ŞAFAK HERDEM (TURKEY)
MANAGINGPARTNER AT IRGLOBAL
Şafak worked in many major projects involvingmultinational financial institutions during the past fifteen years. His mostinteresting career started with Eldorado Gold Corporation in Turkey. After his work for Eldorado hislegal/administrative skills and analytical talents allowed the highest degreeof professionalism for a international law firm’s activities in Turkey.
GODSON UGOCHUKWU (NIGERIA)
PARTNER AT FORTRESS SOLICITORS
GODSON is the Principal Partner at Fortress Solicitors, a full-servicecommercial law firm based in the commercial city of Lagos Nigeria. He has over18 years of wide-ranging commercial dispute resolution experience. He leads theDispute Resolution Practice of the Firm. Before joining in the formation ofFortress Solicitors in 2008, he was the Head, Dispute Resolution and InsolvencyPractice of Nigeria’s foremost Insolvency Law Firm, Mogbeyi Sagay & Co. Heeventually rose to the position of Head of Chambers before leaving to found FortressSolicitors.Godson is a member (MCIArb.) of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators(UK), Nigeria Branch. He is also a member of the Nigerian Bar Association andthe International Bar Association, where is also a member of the LitigationCommittee. He is also currently the Chairman of Guinea Insurance Plc, apublic-quoted, Nigerian insurance company and an industry leader of over sixtyyears of existence in Nigeria. He is also a member at Swiss Chinese LawAssociation.
PARTNER AT MAJMUDAR & PARTNERS
Amrit Mehta has over 12 years of experiencein corporate/M&A, insurance and real estate financing, and has advised ondomestic and cross-border acquisitions, joint ventures, private equityinvestments, foreign direct investments and insurance matters.
Amrit has completed a 4 months’ secondment asa foreign lawyer at the Tokyo office of Mori Hamada and Matsumoto, a leadinglaw firm in Japan in 2016. He recently spoke on “Current legal developments inM&A in Asia” at the International Bar Association’s Asia Pacific Mergers& Acquisitions Conference held in Tokyoin November 2019.
MARGARETH D’AVILA BENDAYAN (SWITZERLAND &ISRAEL)
DE JURE CABINET DE CONSEIL JURIDIQUE
Margareth D’avila Bendayan is experiencedDirector with a demonstrated history of working in the legal services industry.Strong professional skilled in International Law, Legal Research, Contract Law,Public Policy, Legal Writing and New technologies law. She is also a member atSwiss Chinese Law Association.
PARTNER AT DEHENG LAW FIRM
Mr. Ian Wang has been practicing law in boththe United States and China over a decade. He specializes in cross-borderM&A, cross-border dispute resolution, financial technology, intellectualproperty, etc. Mr. Wang has provided legal consultancy services to manymultinational companies, major Chinese state-owned companies, and listedcompanies.
SARAVANAN DHANDAPANI (INDIA)
CHAIRMAN OF CNICA
Dhandapani Saravanan is a leading arbitrationpractitioner based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He practices as Advocate,Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Conciliator, Examiner, Mediator, Neutral andNegotiator. He has extensive experience in domestic and internationalcommercial arbitration both as arbitrator and advocate. He served as solearbitrator and tribunal chair in ad-hoc and institutional arbitration.Saravanan handled more than 100,000 domestic arbitrations and more than ahundred domain names
Dr. HermannKnott, LL.M. (UPenn), Partner at Andersen Tax Legal
Hermann is a seasonedtransactional attorney with experience in dispute resolution. He started hisprofessional career in 1989 in New York and for 25 years he was with the formerGerman member firm of the Arthur Andersen organization (Andersen Legal), since1996 as a partner. In 2017 he became a partner in Andersen Tax & Legal, thenewly established firm which is part of Andersen Global.
The forum will be hosted by Tianze Zhang.