Aimée Prieto-Cabrera

Aimée Prieto-Cabrera is the founder of the Prieto Cabrera law firm based in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic). Ms. Prieto focuses her practice on real estate transactions and asset forfeiture. In addition, she counsels national and international companies on IP protection, corporate and commercial law, IT, outsourcing arrangements, government law and regulation, foreign investment, free zones, agency, and distribution law. Ms. Prieto is admitted to practice law in the Dominican Republic.

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Alain Bensoussan

Alain Bensoussan is the founder and managing partner of Cabinet Alain Bensoussan, in Paris (France). He focuses on IP law, IT law, and international relations law. Mr. Bensoussan has published several books, including a treatise on computer law (Berger-Levrault Editions) and a book on data protection (Editions Francis Lefebvre) and has been the editor of several collective works. He teaches IT law at various schools and universities, including at École Centrale de Paris and Institut des Hautes Etudes de Défense Nationale, and is a regular speaker at conferences and training programs.

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Anthony B. Peralta

Anthony B. Peralta is a senior partner at the Cochingyan & Peralta Law Offices in Makati City, Metro Manila (Philippines). His practice areas include: Corporate Law, Foreign Investments Law, Securities Regulation, Taxation, Intellectual Property Law, Licensing and Technology Transfer Agreements, E-Commerce and Information Technology Law, Privacy Law, Business Process Outsourcing, and Commercial Litigation.

Mr. Peralta obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines. He is an ASEAN Overseas Training Scholar, having attended the Intellectual Property Rights-Management Training Program in Tokyo, Japan in February 2002, sponsored by the Japan Patent Office. He was accorded an Honorary Membership by the Association of Fellows and Legal Scholars of the Center for International Studies based in Vienna, Austria for his article on the Philippines in the book International Telecommunications Law, published by BNA in London, UK. He is a professorial lecturer at the De La Salle University College of Law in the Philippines.

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Axel Funk

Axel Funk is a partner at CMS Hasche Sigle, and heads the firm’s Technology team in Stuttgart (Germany). He specializes in technology transactions, IT and Business Process Outsourcing projects as well as IT project agreements and distribution, license and maintenance agreements for hardware and software. He has special expertise in the legal aspects of electronic commerce and data protection. Chambers Global and JUVE ranked him as one of the leading German lawyers in the field of IT law.

Mr. Funk is a frequent speaker at international technology conferences in Europe, the United States, and India. Mr. Funk is a member of the Board of the German Association for Law and IT (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Recht und Informatik e.V.). He is also a member of the Civil Law Committee of the German Bar Association, and chairs the review committee for IT specialist lawyers in Stuttgart. Mr. Funk lectures at the Hochschule für Medien in Stuttgart in IT, Internet law, and media law.

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Beatriz Fazan

Beatriz Fazan is an attorney in the office of Pinheiro Neto Advogados. She holds a law degree from Fundação Getulio Vargas. She practices in the area of telecommunication, data protection, and intellectual property focusing on new technologies, platforms, software, and contracts.

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Carlos Márquez Silva

Carlos Márquez Silva practices at Carpio, Ochoa, Martinez, Brik, a law firm based in Mexico City (Mexico). His practice focuses on corporate law and data protection law. He also has experience in maritime and aviation law.

Carlos obtained his law degree from Universidad Marista Law School (2003) with a specialty in private, corporate and international law.  He is fluent in Spanish and English.

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Cecilia Alberti

Cecilia Alberti participates in Ferrere’s Personal Data Protection, Anti-Trust and Intellectual Property practice groups. Her practice focuses on the corporate area, on issues of confidentiality of information, contracts in general, and consumer law.She is involved in day-to-day advice to local and international companies on recurrent data protection aspects of their operations, such as international data transfers, registration of databases, reviewing of privacy policies, analysis of feasibility of different products, and defense of companies’ interests before local authorities. She frequently contributes to different national and international publications on these subjects

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Ceylin Beyli

Ceylin Beyli is the founder and managing attorney of the CBL Law Office in Istanbul (Turkey), a boutique corporate and commercial law firm, with a focus on IT and IP practices. Ms. Beyli has been listed in many reputable sources as the “go-to person” for corporate and IT-related matters in Turkey, since 2010. As a registered trademark and patent attorney, Ms. Beyli also has enjoyed wide recognition since the beginning of her career as an IP litigator and legal counselor. Ms. Beyli is a registered attorney before the Istanbul Bar Association since 2004, and she is a registered trademark and patent attorney before the Turkish Patent Institute. She is a frequent speaker and moderator in both local and foreign conferences on IT and IP.

Ms. Beyli has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal as a leading legal practitioner and a thought leader in Turkey on TMT and Data regularly since 2010. Ms. Beyli is fluent in both English and French.

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Claudia Rossi

Claudia Rossi is founder and partner of Rossi Asociados, a boutique law firm based in Santiago (Chile). Ms. Rossi’s practice focuses primarily on technology-related transactions, including software licensing, hardware and software, OEM, VAR and other distribution arrangements, technology transfer and outsourcing agreements, electronic commerce, consulting agreements, content licensing and hosting arrangements. Ms. Rossi has considerable experience representing emerging companies and large corporate clients in a broad array of corporate and commercial issues. She handles a wide variety of matters, including bioinformatics transactions, data security counseling, joint marketing, strategic alliances, employment contracts, trade secret and intellectual property protection, employment policies and practices, and collaboration agreements.

Ms. Rossi received her law degree (JD), summa cum laude, from Gabriela Mistral University. She holds a diploma in Economics and Finance Legal Studies from Universidad de Chile and a master degree in Law from Georgetown University Law Center. She is a frequent speaker and lecturer on technology transactions and intellectual property issues. Ms. Rossi is a member of the Chilean Bar Association and the International Technology Law Association. She is also a member of the Agenda Digital Legal Advisory Committee. The Agenda Digital Initiative ( was created in 2005 by the Chilean government to promote the development of technology in Chile through public policy.

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Colin Rooney

Colin is a Partner in the Technology & Innovation Group of Arthur Cox. Colin advises on data privacy, freedom of information and information technology matters. Colin’s practice has a strong emphasis on information management issues, ranging from cross-jurisdictional data sharing projects to digital marketing to online regulation.

Colin also regularly advises in relation to various aspects of technology law (for example regarding cloud computing, software licensing, social media and e-commerce) and on commercial intellectual property matters (for example regarding licensing and migration of valuable intellectual property). Colin advices Irish and international companies, including publicly listed corporations, privately owned companies and State bodies.

Colin is a frequent speaker and author on data privacy topics.

Colin is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (Europe) (CIPP/E) and a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM).

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