GDPR Legal Briefing hosted by BODMAN PLC

May 08, 2018
5:30 PM EDT - 7:00 PM EDT

201 W. Big Beaver Road - Suite 500
Troy, MI 48084
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Coming in May 2018, the EU's General Data Protection Regulation will bring about the greatest change to European data security in 20 years. If you’ve only been following the headlines, you’re probably aware of the “right to be forgotten,” 72-hour breach reporting, stronger consumer consent and high fines.

Please join us for our next Legal Briefing hosted by BODMAN PLC.  Privacy and privacy-related concerns continue to be one of the most talked about issues in the global economy and the law is continuously evolving to address these concerns.  In this ISM-SEM Legal, and how GDPR may impact your vendor agreements, including key considerations to look for in reviewing agreements.  

About Alex Haney 

Mr. Haney is a member of the Enterprise Procurement Group. He represents business clients in the drafting and negotiation of a broad range of vendor contracts. Prior to joining Bodman, Mr. Haney worked as a commercial law clerk at a Michigan-based global manufacturer of high-technology products where he reviewed, drafted and revised corporate supply agreements, contract amendments, and real estate leases. He also worked as a business/legal intern with a petroleum company in New York.

While attending law school, Mr. Haney worked in the Transactional Lab as a mentor, having previously been a student in the lab. His duties included assisting students with organization, drafting contracts, and design tools to improve deal-making for corporate clients.

Before beginning his legal career, Mr. Haney worked in the petroleum industry and also served as a varsity high school football coach in New York.

About Courtland Anderson

Mr. Anderson is a founding member of Bodman’s Enterprise Procurement Group. He has negotiated thousands of agreements with a multitude of vendors representing billions of dollars in spending. 

He represents clients in a broad range of commercial transactions, including business process and information technology outsourcing arrangements, commercial and governmental debit card programs, and manufacturing, procurement, and supply arrangements. He helps clients appropriately structure all forms of commercial contracts, ensuring that the client's risks are mitigated, that the contract contains appropriate remedies for the client, and that the client secures the best possible financial terms. He serves clients in a range of industries, with a particular focus on financial services, construction, automotive, and healthcare.

Mr. Anderson also represents clients in intellectual property matters, including drafting technology development and license agreements (including Internet website development and hosting agreements), providing advice on Internet security issues, preparing general service agreements, and counseling on trademark matters.

He frequently advises clients regarding intellectual property issues arising in the workplace, such as non-competition and non-solicitation issues, ownership of intellectual property, and policies for the use of e-mail, the Internet, and other information technology. He has experience in general commercial litigation and participates in litigation related to intellectual property disputes.

He has lectured on various procurement topics to the State Bar of Michigan, the Michigan Bankers Association, the Lansing Advertising Club, the University of Michigan, Michigan State University College of Law, Automation Alley, and the Institute for Continuing Legal Education. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan Arts, Communication, Entertainment and Sports Section and an inactive member of the State Bar of Illinois. Mr. Anderson is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Michigan and the Northern District of Illinois. He has been recognized multiple times by Michigan Super Lawyers under Intellectual Property and by DBusiness magazine as a Top Lawyer for Commercial Law and Franchise Law.


$0.00 ISM Members - No Charge

$35.00 Future ISM Members & Guests