Insurance Ireland - Arthur Cox Data Protection Roundtable H1 2023


Date: Tuesday, 25th April 2023

Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Place: Online



Insurance Ireland in association with Arthur Cox invites you to our virtual Data Protection discussion, which takes place on Tuesday, 25th of April from 2:00pm to 3:00pm.



2:00pm - Introduction: Jacqueline Thornton, Director Regulation and Policy Development, Insurance Ireland

2:05pm - Recent comments to Insurance Ireland regarding concerns and issues in insurance sector and key takeaways for the insurance sector from recent DPC decisions: Jacqueline ThorntonDirector Regulation and Policy Development, Insurance Ireland; Nadya Lazarova, Manager of Regulation and Policy Development, Insurance Irelandand and Olivia Mullooly, Partner, Arthur Cox

2:25pm - Update on the US-EU Data Privacy Framework: Aoife Mac Ardle,Senior Associate, Arthur Cox

2:35pm - Recent updates to legislation governing online contracting, advertising and consumer protection: Rosemarie Blake, Associate, Arthur Cox

2:50pm - Q&A

2:58pm - Closing remarks: Jacqueline Thornton, Director Regulation and Policy Development, Insurance Ireland



Jacqueline Thornton, Director Regulation and Policy Development, Insurance Ireland 


Jacqueline is the Director of Regulation and Policy Development at Insurance Ireland and leads the development of our Regulatory policy positioning with our members and she and her team support the technical aspects of our lobbying and advocacy. Prior to joining II, she worked in the UK for 15 years in a variety of regulatory policy & compliance roles within trade bodies, in-house compliance and consultants across a range of industries in financial services. Jacqueline enjoys nothing more than meeting members for coffee to discuss the regulatory hot topics domestically and from Europe and working with members to shape regulation so that the insurance industry can reach commercially viable and compliant solutions.


Olivia Mullooly, Partner, Arthur Cox


Olivia is a Partner in the Technology and Innovation Group and is head of the Arthur Cox Intellectual Property team. She advises on data protection, cyber security, intellectual property, and information technology matters. Olivia has experience in advising private companies, public companies and semi-state entities on the licensing, development and enforcement of intellectual property rights and on the negotiation of IT contracts generally. Olivia is a frequent contributor to leading privacy and technology publications and speaks regularly on data protection and related areas in Ireland, Europe and the US.


Aoife Mac Ardle, Senior Associate, Arthur Cox 


Aoife is a senior associate in our Technology and Innovation Group and advises on data protection and privacy, information technology, outsourcing, and e-business matters. Aoife advises on data privacy issues and commercial contracts for a range of domestic and international clients. Her work includes advising on GDPR compliance, international data transfers, high risk processing activities, data breaches, the exercise of data subject rights and regulatory investigations, as well as advising on services agreements with a technology element. Aoife also advises on intellectual property and freedom of information matters.


Rosemarie Blake, Associate, Arthur Cox 


Rosemarie Blake is an associate in the Technology and Innovation Group, advising on data protection, e-commerce, information technology, intellectual property, and commercial contracts. Prior to joining Arthur Cox, Rosemarie practised as a solicitor in London, completing her training at, and qualifying into the international division of one of the world’s largest providers of international private medical insurance, looking after insurance, commercial contracts and technology law.  Rosemarie is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (Europe) (CIPP/E).


If you are a member of Insurance Ireland and interested in attending please contact

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