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ITC Team: Number One in IT, Internet and Data Protection – Chambers Global & Legal 500 2020

We assist you in contractual, regulatory and litigation matters, in your innovative, complex and often international projects, digital transformation, electronic communication, personal data and cybersecurity.

Our team offers you a series of tips and tricks under fact sheets format in the areas of cyber surveillance, data protection (GDPR / ePrivacy), IT contract negotiation, E-commerce platforms and Tech investments.

Please contact us for any further information: [email protected]

Please note, the fact sheets are only available in French.

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity

Teleworking and cyber monitoring of employees

With the increase of teleworking, many employers are implementing cyber-monitoring measures for employees working from home. Data loss prevention software, recording of video-conferences, checking the history of websites visited: here are a few “tips and tricks” before getting started.

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Cybersecurity: How to react in case of data breach?

Pandemic and home office can be synonymous of reduced vigilance or of a lack of organisation. The risks of data breaches increase accordingly. We remind you of some good reflexes to have.

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Data Protection (GDPR / ePrivacy)

 

Data Privacy

GDPR – Top Three Priorities

The current pandemic may be an opportunity to strengthen privacy initiatives. Our ITC team reveals the top 3 priorities of our “GDPR Survey – Benefits Beyond Compliance”, published in partnership with BearingPoint, and how they fit into the current situation.

For more insight, read our full GDPR Survey: Benefits Beyond Compliance.

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E-commerce Platforms

E-Commerce Platforms

Compliance of your e-commerce platform: Decryption

Timeline – Every week, find our tips and practical information.

Episode One: Main mandatory legal mentions of your e-commerce platform. 

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Episode Two: How to define the applicable law to your e-commerce platform?

IT Contract Negotiation

IT Contract Negotiation

Episode One: How do you negotiate… the change-of-service clause in a SaaS contract?

In SaaS (“software-as-service”) contracts, the change of service clause is often the subject of a long discussion…customers want a guarantee that the changes will not negatively impact the services they receive, while the provider wants to retain full discretion over its editorial policy.

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Episode Two: How to negotiate… Security clauses in IT contracts?

In IT contracts, security clauses are often the subject of a long discussion… each party wants to impose its own security standards.

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Rémy Bricard is a member of the Firm’s Information Technology & Communications Group Steering Committee and has more than 10 years of experience handling cross-border M&A transactions. He regularly advises start-up firms, large users and suppliers on their domestic and cross-border ITC transactions, and assists investment funds in assessing, structuring and completing their domestic and cross-border investments in ITC companies. Mr. Bricard joined Baker McKenzie in Paris in 1984 and was elected partner in 1992. He also served in the Chicago office in 1987 and passed the New York Bar examination in 1988.

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Laurent Szuskin is a partner in the Firm’s Information Technology & Communications Group in Paris. He is proficient in the local and global legal aspects of information technology and communications, and routinely advises on strategic operations of promotion, distribution, protection and valuation of IT products and services — including due diligence, acquisitions and divestiture structuring, strategic alliances and IPOs. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie in 2009, he worked for Salès Vincent Georges & Associés and Stibbe, and served as partner in Latham & Watkins.

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Magalie Dansac Le Clerc is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Paris office. A member of the Firm's Information Technology and Communications Practice Group, she is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP). She took part in a nine-month associate training program in the Firm's Chicago office in 2014. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Ms. Dansac Le Clerc was an intern in the intellectual property department of a Paris law firm, focusing on copyright and trademark law, as well as commercial law.

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Yann Padova joined Baker McKenzie as a partner in the Information Technology Group and head of the Data Protection Practice in Paris. He is internationally recognized in digital network law, personal data and regulatory law. Yann Padova has an extensive experience in data protection for 17 years and has served both as a regulator and a lawyer. In November 2017, he has been appointed “Country Leader” by the International Association of Privacy Professional (IAPP). Before joining Baker McKenzie, Yann Padova served as Commissioner with the Commission de Régulation de l’Energie (2015-2017), to which he was appointed by the President of the National Assembly due to his skills in the field of personal data. Before this, he had worked for Baker McKenzie in Paris as Senior Counsel in the Information Technologies and Communications team (2012-2015). For 6 years, he was Secretary General of the CNIL, the French data protection authority (2006-2012) where he participated in the very first rounds of negotiations of the GDPR. He began his career as an Administrator at the National Assembly (1995-2006) where he specialised in personal data laws, criminal law and criminal procedures and notably participated in the legal work that led to the transposition of the Directive 95/46 on data protection into French Law.

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Christian Blomet has extensive knowledge in information technology law, as well as in mergers and acquisitions. He is a contributor to the Lamy Encyclopedia of Media and Communication Law, and is author to various publications on telecommunications law, including "Adaptation of Telecom Law in the Government Action Plan of the Information Society." Mr. Blomet is also a frequent speaker on telecom regulation and competition law at various key seminars.

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Alexandra Coti is an Associate of the Baker McKenzie's Paris office.

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Hugo Roy is an Associate of the Baker McKenzie's Paris office.

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Elsa Daimler is an Associate of the Baker McKenzie's Paris office.

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Marie Catherine Ducharme is an Associate of the Baker McKenzie's Paris office.

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Bérénice de Wailly is an Associate of the Baker McKenzie's Paris office.

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Julie Martinez is an Associate of the Baker McKenzie's Paris office.