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Sidley Privacy and Cybersecurity Roundtable

September 21, 2021

Governance of Data Innovation: Risks and Rewards for Business

Please join Sidley’s Privacy and Cybersecurity group for a conversation with UK information commissioner, Elizabeth Denham CBE and general counsel, Claudia Berg.

In this conversation, the panelists will discuss:

  • The G7 global convergence initiative
  • International collaboration on best practices and enforcement
  • Issues regarding obtaining and retaining UK adequacy from the EU
  • Process and prospects for UK adequacy for the United States and other countries
  • Perspectives on cybersecurity risks and readiness and data breach reporting
    • ICO Artificial Intelligence (AI) Accountability Framework and response to EU white paper on AI
    • Role of data ethics for information governance
    • Promoting economic growth, innovation, and the power of data while regulating effectively
  • Addressing the Digital Ministry’s recent “New Direction” consultation paper
  • Looking back and forward at the ICO


Tuesday, September 21, 2021
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET


  • Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner, Information Commissioner’s Office
  • Claudia Berg, General Counsel, Information Commissioner’s Office


  • Alan Charles Raul, Partner, Sidley
  • William RM Long, Partner, Sidley

We encourage participants to ask questions during the session.

Previous Session

UK Data Protection and Data Transfers – New Directions

In this Chatham House discussion, our panelists will cover:

  • Data Transfers to the U.S. and Developments on “Adequacy”
  • G7 and OECD Data Protection Initiatives
  • UK Regulation of Data and Promotion of Innovation


Joe Jones, Deputy Director – International Data Transfers, Data Policy Directorate, UK Ministry of Digital, Culture, Media, & Sport


Alan Charles Raul, Partner, Sidley


September 21, 2021


September 21, 2021