PLDO Attorney Joel K. Goloskie Joins Panel on “GDPR – Know Your Responsibilities” to Help Businesses Comply with the European Union’s New General Data Protection Regulation

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC (PLDO) business and cyber law attorney Joel K. Goloskie will join cybersecurity experts from Compass IT Compliance LLC as a panelist for a webinar entitled “GDPR – Know Your Responsibilities” on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 2 p.m. (ET). The webinar will help business owners protect their organizations against violating the European Union’s (EU) far-reaching new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and incurring hefty fines. The EU GDPR has significant impacts on businesses across all industries, regardless of whether an organization is in the EU or the US. Violations may result in fines of €20 million or 4% of a company’s annual revenue, whichever is greater. Webinar topics to be covered by the panelists include the GDPR framework, data collection and customer consent, consumer rights and compliance, and data assessment mapping and cyber planning. For more information and to register for the webinar, visit GDPR – Know Your Responsibilities.

Attorney Goloskie is a member of the firm’s business and corporate law, health care law, cyber law and litigation teams. His extensive practice ranges from assisting clients with corporate and regulatory compliance issues to HIPAA privacy matters to contract drafting and management, and mergers and acquisitions. He has written extensively on cybersecurity issues and the GDPR including The Real Risk Of GDPR Non-Compliance In Your Organization and Why Cyber Insurance is Not Enough.

Prior to his law career, he founded a highly successful health care consulting firm, providing reimbursement, compliance and strategic advisory services to over sixty hospitals in fifteen states. Attorney Goloskie received a J.D. from Boston College Law School, an M.B.A. from Webster University, and a B.S. from Thomas College. He is admitted to the state and federal courts of Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

About Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara (“PLDO”) attorneys are highly skilled with a proven track record of achievement representing clients with respect to complex matters in a wide range of disciplines and industries. The founders of PLDO were formerly partners in an international law firm and are trained in multiple disciplines. The primary areas of practice for the firm include business law, special masterships, government relations and legislative strategies, civil litigation, real estate development, commercial lending, municipal law, nonprofit law, health care law, cyber law, white collar defense, estate planning, probate administration and trust litigation. The core values of respect, integrity, quality service and responsiveness are stressed each day at PLDO and the firm is committed to supporting the community in a meaningful way. The firm is headquartered at 1301 Atwood Avenue in Johnston, RI with offices in Massachusetts and Florida. For more information, visit

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