The EDPB Coordinated Enforcement Action on the role of DPOs

Original broadcast date: 17 May 2023

What does the European Data Protection Board’s coordinated enforcement action on the role of data protection officers entail, and how will it affect practitioners and their organizations?

IAPP Managing Director, Europe, Isabelle Roccia was joined by the Deputy Head of the EDPB Secretariat, Gwendal Le Grand to present an overview of the coordinated enforcement action from an EDPB perspective and discuss how data protection authorities will implement the action via questionnaires and investigations.

Following this explanation, Isabelle Roccia hosted a conversation with IKEA Data Protection Officer Natalija Bitiukova, CIPP/E, CIPM, FIP, and Pembroke Privacy Director and IAPP Country Leader, Ireland, Kate Colleary, CIPP/E, CIPM, on their experiences as internal and external DPOs, respectively. This discussion addressed the role and requirements of the DPO, both in theory and in practice, and how the EDPB’s coordinated enforcement action will play into it. Watch the full recording on LinkedIn.

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