Background - Privacy & Cybersecurity

European General Data Protection Regulation

Representative Engagements

U.S. and EU Representative Data Protection and GDPR Matters

  • Advised several national and international companies on how to prepare in a practical, pragmatic, and legally compliant manner for GDPR. Clients include European and Asian car manufacturers, a major international player in the beverage industry, a U.S.-based trade association, as well as several leaders in the MedTech and retail industry.
  • Advised several international companies, including leaders in the travel and leisure industry, on international data transfer mechanisms such as Binding Corporate Rules and standard contractual clauses, which included the review, drafting, and submission of the corresponding legal documents.
  • Led a team that carried out Binding Corporate Rules on-site audits on a worldwide scale and advised on the different legal and operational aspects of such a program.
  • Addressed federal contract privacy and data security compliance for a variety of government contractors, including integrating federal, state, and international privacy and data security requirements into the private sector components of their activities.
  • Advised a U.S.-based international leader in the food industry on the implementation of a global privacy program.
  • Advised a global fashion company on the implementation of a global privacy program.
  • Advised several international players in the financial services industry on compliance with privacy and data protection matters.
  • Advised several start-ups on building their business case in a privacy and data protection-compliant manner.
  • Led several GDPR readiness assessment projects at companies of different sizes and industries, allowing organizations to take informed and risk-based decisions and guiding them through the change process towards practical and pragmatic compliance with the new GDPR requirements.
  • Addressed EU aspects of global HR data protection audit and compliance project for a U.S.-based telecommunications service provider and data networking equipment manufacturer.
  • Conducted a global HR data protection audit for a diversified industrial manufacturer based in the U.S. with headquarters in Belgium.
  • Advised several U.S. clients, including U.S. car manufacturers, entities active in the financial sector and large industrial companies on issues of international transfers of personal data, mainly in the HR sector.
  • Advice on direct marketing issues for several companies active in the telecommunications sector.
  • Global HR data protection audit and compliance project for Belgian multinational in the digital imaging and healthcare industry.
  • Data protection audit and compliance project, as well as direct marketing advice for major Belgian telecommunications service provider.
  • Ongoing GDPR compliance projects for a Belgian subsidiary of Asian car manufacturer, a major Belgian player in the fundraising industry, and a Belgian entity active in road safety and related consultancy.