Data Sharing in the Public Sector

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Expert Briefing by a Public Sector Legal Partner on the Data Sharing and Governance Act 2019. Obligations of public sector staff are increasingly onerous, given the significance of data protection changes which must be continuously balanced against greater data request levels. Furthermore, transfer of data within the public sector can be a complex arena

Venue details:  
Chartered Accountants House, , Dublin
Start date & time:  
29 January 2020 08:00
End date & time:  
29 January 2020 09:00
Price: €0.00 
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Catherine Allen


Product type:  
CPD course
Technology and data

Who should attend

This course is suitable for qualified accountants, auditors (both internal and external) and other professionals working within, or connected with, the public sector. Data sharing includes that relating to Tax Clearance Certificates (TCCs) and accountants and auditors should be fully up to speed on how the Act may apply to their Office or area of work. No previous knowledge of the new legislation is required

Course overview

  • Outline summary of recent legislation
  • Obligations
  • Exceptions, exemptions applicable
  • Question and answers

Key learning outcomes

  • Have a clearer understanding of the obligations of their Office where data sharing is concerned
  • Be better equipped to handle or oversee compliance of data transfers, and / or to recognise appropriate risks, and to seek relevant expertise or ask pertinent questions when unsure

Speaker Bio

Catherine Allen

Catherine is the Head of the Public and Regulatory Practice of Mason Hayes and Curran and recognised as a leader in her field by the Legal 500 Directory. She is a specialist in judicial review proceedings and regularly advises public bodies on their powers and duties. Catherine has particular expertise in information law as it relates to public and third sector bodies, including advising on the FOI Act and the General Data Protection Regulation