Jonathan Armstrong on Brexit and Compliance [Podcast]

compliance, ethics, communication


Jonathan and Kortney sit down at SCCE’s European Compliance & Ethics Institute to discuss the impact Brexit will have on compliance programs, including;

  • Not getting bogged down by the prevailing uncertainty surrounding Brexit;
  • Why we should focus on the certainties like GDPR, Data Transfer Deals, and the UK Bribery Act;
  • The prediction that the EU may be kinder during Brexit than the UK initially feared;
  • How and why to apply lessons learned from EU accession countries;
  • The article 50 filings and the 2-year plan going forward;
  • Planning for business agreements that will survive Brexit;
  • EU/UK/Brexit attorney-client privilege issues;
  • The loss of the common-law voice in the European community (and who will speak up for the UK and US now);
  • Potential threats to US corporations;
  • Why planning is always the best idea – and why your business should be putting Brexit on the agenda; and
  • Great resources to help you work through the compliance challenges during the Brexit process.

To read Jonathan’s original blog post on Brexit, click here.

Jonathan Armstrong is a compliance and technology lawyer and partner at Cordery,  helping multinational clients with risk and compliance across Europe. Recent projects include lots of GDPR & data transfer, UK Bribery Act 2010, internal investigations, security breach, helping retailers move sales online or enter new markets, launch of innovative new products and services, ethics & compliance code implementation, emerging technology, corporate governance & online reputation. Clients include Fortune 250 organisations as well as household names in manufacturing and financial services in Europe.

A regular broadcaster, Jonathan has also written articles on technology and compliance related topics, and is a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Marketing (FCIM) and Vice-Chair of the New York State Bar Association International Section.

Jonathan has spoken at conferences in the US, China, Brazil, Canada, Vietnam, Singapore, Dubai & across Europe.

Specialties: Qualified as a solicitor in the UK in 1991; specialised in technology, risk & governance since 1996. The 2016 Legal Experts Report again featured Jonathan as one of the UK’s leading experts in the field. Jonathan’s practice is international. One of the 3 co-authors of the LexisNexis definitive work on technology law ‘Managing Risk: Technology & Communications’.


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