Data protection risks: shifting from carrots to big sticks to enforce compliance

In absence of significant enforcement and serious sanctions, data protection laws were often found at the bottom of the priority list of the compliance function.  The GDPR is changing all this. In about one year from now, the EU General Data Protection ('GDPR') will impose more detailed obligations on companies, which are backed by almost […]

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Wouter Seinen | Baker McKenzie
Wouter Seinen is a partner in the IP/IT & Commercial Practice Group of Baker McKenzie Amsterdam. He has significant experience in assisting national and international clients with respect to issues concerning ownership and protection of electronic data. Seinen has a particular interest in all internet-related issues on the subject of intellectual property rights. Seinen’s practice focuses on complex licensing and partnership contracts, business process outsourcing projects, manufacturing and various internet-related issues involving data protection, copyright infringements and database rights. He is also a litigator who is experienced in automation projects and relevant litigation, arbitration, mediation and negotiations. His practice also involves data protection law and associated compliance matters, such as data security and data breaches.