Experience by Country

Our lawyers’ have advised on privacy, data security and information management in a variety of countries. Their experience includes:

France

  • Advising a leading insurance company’s global data center on consolidating and shifting data to and from various centers
  • Advising the Communications Ministry of a Middle Eastern nation on current privacy laws of selected European Jurisdictions
  • Advising an energy company in relation to data collection from employee’s computers and data transfer from Europe to the US in the context of litigation in US
  • Advising a water and waste management company in relation to data collection from employees’ computers and data transfer from Europe to the US in the context of litigation in US
  • Advising a major insurance company regarding the migration of call centers outside Europe
  • Advising a hedge fund regarding its compliance with European and French data protection laws in the context of US financial administrative investigations
  • Advising a leading international consulting firm regarding the transfer of personal data in Europe and India

Germany

  • Advising a public German IT company on the EU-wide roll-out of a new personnel information and management system
  • Advising a public US chemical company on setting up a multinational shared service center structure in compliance with EU data privacy
  • Advising a public US medical systems company on setting up a groupwide data processing concept
  • Advising a public US bank on data privacy issues relating to an internal white collar crime investigation

Italy

  • Advising on the development of a stakeholder database to keep track of communications with various stakeholders located in different EU Member States
  • Assisting a client in the acquisition of a large national company with main business in information systems management by private entities regarding consumer credit, reliability, and timeliness of payments
  • Advising an Italian company with activities in the US and other non-EU countries on privacy compliance and related risk assessments
  • Advising on cross-border data transfers in Europe for a multinational energy company
  • Advising the Italian branch of a foreign bank on privacy matters regarding a Whistleblowing scheme
  • Advising an Italian national energy authority on the compliance of website information with privacy regulations
  • Analyzing the legal framework of a project involving a new Earth observation and monitoring system.

Poland

  • Advising on the implementation of CRM and/or billing IT systems in telecom companies and banks
  • Advising on privacy aspects of banking outsourcing and outsourcing of services provided to desktop end-users
  • Advising on privacy aspects of the distribution of insurance products via a telecom sales network
  • Advising insurance companies on cross-border personal data transfers for insurance companies

United Kingdom

  • Assisting an international insurance company in responding to a subject access request received from a vexation litigant
  • Advising a UK defense contractor on data protection issues in software licensing agreements
  • Assisting a UK-based insurer with the creation of an appropriate document retention policy

United States

  • Advising a US- and UK-based reinsurance company in connection with a comprehensive review of information security practices of and development of applicable policies
  • Advising a sovereign Middle Eastern nation in connection with the development of a national data privacy law
  • Advising a multinational insurance and financial services company on its global privacy, information security and records management policies
  • Advising a major utility and energy trading company in connection with privacy compliance and related contracts analysis
  • Advising a multinational information technology business in connection with information security, privacy assessment and compliance mitigation
  • Advising a US workers compensation insurer in connection with an insurance department audit of policies and practices
  • Counseling numerous clients in connections with data security incidents and breach responses
  • Advising several insurance clients in connection with online marketing, social media and interactive advertising initiatives