FAST Legal Advisory Group (FLAG) Meeting 12 October | FAST

FAST Legal Advisory Group (FLAG) Meeting 12 October

Registration: 18:00 hrs arrival¹ with wine & canapés on arrival, 18:30hrs² start End: 21:00hrs
Attlee Suite, Portcullis House, London. SW1A 0AA

FAST invites you along to the 2nd consecutive FLAG meeting of 2015 being held within Portcullis House at Wesminster and hosted by Peter Wishart MP.

Guests will have the opportunity to engage with leading experts on the EU Cybersecurity plan addressing the issues our businesses face in the UK economy whilst facing the challenges of IP protection and cybercrime in the cloud from leading specialist of Evidence Talks.


  • Welcome - Pete Wishart, MP
  • Cybersecurity and the NIS Directive: What cloud computing businesses need to know about the UK’s interpretation of the EU Cybersecurity plan to protect open internet and online freedom and opportunity - Cyber Security strategy.
    Speakers; Conor Ward of Hogan Lovells and Rachael Bishop of Dept for Business Innovation & Skills [TBC]
  • The Big Mischief, Internet enabled cybercrime and threats: New horizons, challenges of IP protection and cybercrime. How the world has changed with the advent of cloud computing.
    Speaker; Andrew Sheldon of Evidence Talks
  • Cloud Computing: Export Controls and Sanctions: Export controls and sanctions - History and policy concerns, the legal regime: EU, UK, and US, civil and criminal penalties, how uploading software or technology (encryption software) to the 'cloud' can risk breaching export controls or sanctions, traps for the unwary and licence regimes and compliance solutions.
    Speaker; Richard Tauwhare of Dechert

Drinks and nibbles with be provided throughout the meeting which is due to close at 9pm.

Places are limited so

We hope to see you there.

The FLAG Events Team

Members may attend for free. But, being a not-for-profit organisation, we need to charge a small fee to non-members of £70 plus VAT as a contribution towards the organisation of the event.

Please note that your details will be shared with our organising law firm and others that are required to know for the purposes of the event. Thank you.

¹Delegates must pass through security at the door. There can be delays. All must wait to be escorted to Committee Room G by Palace staff.
²Approximate start time subject to Palace room availability.