A Guide to Data Protection in M&A Transactions
Data protection issues feature increasingly in mergers and acquisitions. This is driven in particular by the growing appreciation of the value of personal data, as well as the risks involved in its processing.
With the introduction of the GDPR came an increase in potential penalties for breach of data protection rules; this has resulted in changes to market practice.
This webinar will help you to understand some of the data protection issues to consider in M&A, from preparation for sale, disclosure and diligence, to deal terms, international data transfers and completion requirements.
What You Will Learn
This webinar will cover the following:
- ‘Big picture’ overview
- Data protection issues in the context of the main stages of an M&A transaction
- Some industry-specific considerations
- GDPR enforcement trends