This half day (9-1) workshop addresses navigating board risk, compliance and security threats in today’s business world, all of which are significantly impacted by digital transformation and innovation projects. Security and risk management must go beyond technology and network infrastructure products. It needs to be an on-going process that includes people throughout an organisation. Understanding the risk levels that your organisation faces and effectively leading change to protect your individual legal accountabilities, as a Director, is paramount.
Recent case law and published ICO fines include criminal prosecution, non-criminal enforcement and penalties.
This workshop will
Current overview of the emerging threat landscape
New legal accountabilities & fiduciary obligations on Directors
Directors’ personal liabilities
Conflict of interest for Directors, identifying and handling them
Company indemnities to Directors, and limitations on their benefits
Reminders re D&O insurance cover, what it is and what is unlikely to be covered
Debra Cairns leads the GRC specialist team, which is part of UK wide award-winning security company, Net Defence.
Net Defence provides security, secure IT, GRC, secure telecoms and investigations consultancy, education and audit services globally. It is part of the Scottish founded, third generation family business, Ogilvie Group. Clients include UK wide businesses, third sector and public-sector organisations, company directors, boards, marketing teams, IT teams, export teams and Law Enforcement Agencies in the UK and USA.
Ewan McIntyre leads the professional indemnity team at Burness Paull LLP. Ewan, who is recognised by the legal directories as being an expert in the arena, has over 25 years’ experience working worked with corporate clients, funds, major insurers, charities and the public sector. They advise boards, directors and shareholders on governance and risk management. Ewan chairs the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL) team focussing on Professional Indemnities and he has non-executive director experience so the team is very well placed to assist clients.
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