IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Room C3.2, Convention Centre, Level 3

Session information

Data security and privacy laws: their impact on franchise systems

Tuesday 10 October (1115 - 1230)

Room C3.2, Convention Centre, Level 3


International Franchising Committee (Lead)
Technology Law Committee


For (digital) marketing purposes, the collection and exchange of consumer data between the franchisor and franchisee is necessary, but who is responsible for security and today’s challenges of global data privacy compliance? Who should act in case of a data security breach? This session will explore compliance crisis situations, as well as contractual solutions to common problems.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Martine De Koning Kennedy Van der Laan, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Secretary, International Franchising Committee


Gordon Chan Hyatt International - Asia Pacific, Limited, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR
Professor Niko Härting HÄRTING Rechtsanwälte, Berlin, Germany
Michael Lindsey Steinbrecher & Span LLP, Los Angeles, California, USA