GDPR Fundamentals for Accountants Recorded


This one hour session which will give a high level overview of the new Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation. The session will then address several practical impacts the new legislation will have on Irish professional service firms. Finally, the session will conclude by looking at how compliance with data protection law can be good for Irish businesses.

Venue details:  
Online, Chartered Accountant House,
Start date & time:  
01 January 2018 00:00
End date & time:  
01 January 2020 00:00
Price: €30.00  (€30.00 Member price)
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Gordon Wade


Product type:  
CPD online course
Insolvency and corporate recovery

This course was recorded in late 2018

Who should attend?

Accounting professionals working both in firms and industry.

Course overview

Data protection, privacy, Data Protection Act 2018, General Data Protection Regulation.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Gain awareness of the data protection regime in Ireland and Europe.
  • How the law has now changed and what the practical impacts will be for firms and businesses in Ireland.
  • How compliance can benefit multiple areas of the business

Facilitator Details/Bio

Gordon Wade is an Associate Director with KPMG Legal Services specialising in all aspects of privacy, data protection and cyber-security law. Gordon regularly advises domestic and multinational technology clients on their European-wide compliance obligations under data protection law. Gordon holds certifications in data protection from the Law Society of Ireland together with undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in law from University College Dublin and Trinity College Dublin. He was previously a solicitor with a leading Dublin law firm and prior to that a global law firm in London.