Advanced Technologies & Innovation
Privacy
& Cyber-security
Media
& Advertising

 

We assist global brands, innovating SMEs and long-standing corporations in navigating the field of advanced technologies (Internet, cloud computing, biotech, e-health, media, advertising, telecom).

We assist our clients in the identification of best practices, in the negotiation of complex IT projects and of cloud-based outsourcing agreements, as well as on on data privacy and cyber-security issues and on the management of online presence and reputation, in particular on social media.

We also regularly advise our clients in the management of their online presence and reputation, in particular on social media, as well as on traditional media, including in the framework of removal requests.

Business outsourcing and data transfers

We are regularly consulted by international groups or regulated institutions in connection with the assessment of risks related to certain business process outsourcing abroad. Sensitive issues include the collection of employees or clients’ data, processing of such data abroad, as well as the storing of sensitive data in the cloud. In each case, we present different scenario along with the risks but also the benefits of such outsourcing services, and in case it is decided to move forward with such outsourcing strategy, we assist them in the drafting and negotiation of the contractual documentation, the potential legal steps and contact to be taken with the authorities and the adoption of good practices for compliance with legal obligations.

Management of online presence

We assisted an international sports federation that wanted to expand its online presence, in view of better managing its websites but also of promoting its sports related events, in particular by being present and active on social media.

We assisted the federation in defining the outline of its online presence as well as for the adoption of the necessary legal and contractual protective measures, in particular in connection with online betting, removal of prohibited content and the risks of third parties’ rights infringement.

Global IT services agreement

We assisted a Swiss-based humanitarian organization with offices across the world in the framework of the selection process of an IT provider for the acquisition of connectivity and telecom services (land, mobile and satellite) as well as for the acquisition of related services in view of setting up an efficient and reliable IS platform to connect the headquarter and field offices. We accompanied our client in the drafting of the request for proposal, the analysis of the offers from providers and in the negotiation of  the agreements with the selected provider.