McDonald Hopkins to examine GDPR's impact on American businesses

CLEVELAND, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald Hopkins LLC, a business advisory and advocacy law firm, will be hosting a Business Hour regarding the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation and how the regulation could affect American businesses.

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The event, Is Your Business Ready for the GDPR, will feature Dominic Paluzzi, co-chair of the firm's Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group, as moderator with data privacy colleagues Christine Czuprynski, Samuel Goldstick and Cody Wamsley as panelists.

During the panel discussions, Paluzzi, Czuprynski, Goldstick and Wamsley will provide important information and answers on a wide array of topics concerning the European rule such as:

  • A recap of the basics: Who, what, when, where, why and how of the GDPR
  • The expanded territorial scope of the GDPR, which may impact many U.S. businesses
  • The risk of significant penalties- up to 4 percent of annual gross revenue- for non-compliance
  • The 72 hour regulatory notification requirement

The Business Hour will be held on Nov. 28 at 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. ET at McDonald Hopkins' Cleveland office at 600 Superior Avenue East. For those who cannot attend in person, the event will be live streamed as a webcast. Participants will be given an opportunity to have questions answered by the panel. Interested participants in the free program are encouraged to visit the event page for more information and to register.

About McDonald Hopkins
Founded in 1930, McDonald Hopkins is a business advisory and advocacy law firm with locations in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Miami, and West Palm Beach. With more than 50 service and industry teams, the firm has the expertise and knowledge to meet the growing number of legal and business challenges our clients face. For more information about McDonald Hopkins, visit

Deborah W. Kelm
McDonald Hopkins LLC
600 Superior Avenue, East, Suite 2100
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Phone: 216.348.5733

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