The frictionless flow of information is a defining feature of today’s information economy. The ability to transfer customer data, employee files, financial records, medical records and other information around the globe quickly, cheaply and securely has opened a world of opportunity for many businesses. It also presents a new world of risks. The potential for misuse of sensitive personal information has triggered legislative and regulatory action on a global scale.
As a trusted legal advisor to technology, life sciences and growth enterprises worldwide, Munck Wilson Mandala attorneys provide high-level strategic advice to assist with privacy issues around the globe. Our cross-disciplinary team of highly experienced professionals help clients navigate the complex and ever-changing set of laws, regulations and industry standards that govern the collection, storage and use of data.
Munck Wilson Mandala’s cybersecurity and cloud computing team advises companies of all sizes – from startups to Fortune 50 corporations – on matters arising from the collection, use, preservation and security of data. Our comprehensive scope of practice includes helping clients manage government investigations and enforcement actions and supporting them during crisis situations resulting from security breach incidents. Our team’s litigators represent clients in complex, multi-jurisdictional privacy disputes and class action litigation.
We help our clients determine and implement their most effective General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance program, ranging from data mapping, data protection impact assessment, privacy policies, cookies compliance, and handling of data subjects’ rights to detailed, cutting-edge, and novel GDPR compliance issues. Our attorneys bring unmatched experience designing data transfer strategies.
We regularly advise clients on data transfer impact assessment, the use of EU standard contractual clauses, Code of Conduct, the use of derogations, and the approval of binding corporate rules (BCRs). We also assist clients in reconciling the demands of EU data protection law with conflicting legal obligations.
With a strong understanding of business growth, investment strategy, evolving trends, and regulatory changes facing technology and life sciences companies, our team is skilled at addressing unique issues that arise when privacy matters intersect with innovation and data.