Guo Jinghe is an associate in the Beijing office of JunHe and specializes in the areas of foreign direct investment, mergers and acquisitions, and telecom, internet, high-tech and data privacy and information law. She represents multinationals, foreign investment enterprises, and large Chinese state-owned and private companies. She also advises clients on all aspects of matters involving new technology and data, with a special emphasis on information privacy (consumers, employees, and patients), data security and breaches, and international data transfers. She holds a Bachelor and Master degree from China University of Political Science and Law, and a LLM degree from the University of Montreal.
Hannah Kuo is an Associate at the Taiwan office of Lee, Tsai & Partners, a full-service boutique local firm servicing the Greater China region. Her main practice areas are intellectual property law, labor law, and general corporate matters. She regularly advises Taiwan and international cooperates on compliance with data protection and privacy regulations. Ms. Kuo holds an LLM degree from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, and BA degree from National Taiwan University, Taiwan. She is admitted to practice law in Taiwan.
Inês Antas de Barros is a partner lawyer in Vieira de Almeida & Associados in Lisbon (Portugal). She is a member of the Information, Communication, and Technology practice, and of the TMT—Telecoms, Media and Information Technology (IT) practice group. She focuses her practice on electronic communications, IT, privacy compliance, information security, and cyber security.
Ms. Antas de Barros has been involved in data privacy and other similar projects that raise complex issues across multiple jurisdictions and/or legal or regulatory areas, including health, pharmaceutical, insurance, banking, and telecommunications. Such projects have included conducting data protection risk management reviews; dealing with international flows of personal data; advising on the implementation of privacy compliance programs; the roll-out of global whistleblower hotlines; drafting privacy policies, codes of conduct, cross-border data transfer agreements, charters for the use of information and communication methods, as well as guidance for data privacy officers.
Ms. Antas de Barros has spoken at several data protection conferences. She is a member of the Portuguese Bar Association. Ms. Antas de Barros was admitted in 2012, as a Legal Expert to the EuroPriSe project launched by the European Union (EU) Commission (European Privacy Seal— http://www.european-privacy-seal.eu).
Iván Darío Marrugo Jiménez is Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Marrugo Rivera & Associates. In his legal practice, Mr. Marrugo focuses on e-commerce, computer law, information security and data protection, ICT, digital evidence, computer forensics, methods for authentication and electronic signatures, and IP.
In addition, Mr. Marrugo is a Professor at Rosario University, San Buenaventura University, and the Graduate organized by the Iberoamerican Network of Computer Law. He is also a lecturer for various institutions, among others, Data Center Dynamics, Data Center Summit (Costa Rica), ASOBANCARIA, ACIS, Unipymes, SSE (EC Council), JASI, HubBog, BarCamp Security Edition, BSides.co, and Infosecurity.
He holds degrees in telecommunications law and a master’s degree in administrative law from the University of Rosario (Colombia). He also holds certifications as Certified Internal Auditor ISMS ISO 27001: 2013 and Certified Hacking Forensic Investigator program v 8.0. He is fluent in Spanish and English.
Jaclyn Tsai founded Lee, Tsai & Partners with Dr. Lee in 1998 and specializes in technology law, M&A, and investment matters. Previously, she has served as a District Court judge from 1982 to 1991, after which she worked as IBM’s General Counsel in Taiwan from 1991 to 1995, and later the Greater China region from 1995 to 1998.
In 2013, Ms. Tsai was appointed as the Minister without Portfolio in the Executive Yuan (Cabinet) and became one of the few female ministers in the government. During her term as Minister without Portfolio, she was responsible for a number of inter-ministry affairs, such as the reformation of laws relating to virtual world development, e-commerce, the shared economy, digital convergence, the startup environment, open data, and the maker movement. Ms. Tsai returned to the firm in 2016, and she is currently the Chairwoman of both the Taiwan Fintech Association and the Taiwan Women on Boards Association.
Jaime Cheng is Senior Of Counsel at Lee, Tsai & Partners in Taipei (Taiwan, Republic of China). She advises and counsels global businesses on a broad range of commercial and corporate matters. She has a history of leading the drafting, negotiation, structuring and management of various contracts, agreements and transactions, with an emphasis on technology agreements and licensing, M&A, joint venture, private equity, and venture capital transactions. Ms. Cheng is also experienced in representing multinational clients on international arbitration matters.
Ms. Cheng is admitted to practice law in California and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Jean-François Henrotte is a partner in Lexing Belgium in Brussels and Liège. Mr. Henrotte focuses his practice on information technology; intellectual property licensing and litigation; information security and privacy compliance; intellectual property protection; and the law of unfair competition.
Mr. Henrotte obtained a D.E.S. in Droit et Gestion des Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication from the University Notre Dame de la Paix in Namur and a LL.M. on Intellectual Property and Competition Law from the University of Liège. Mr. Henrotte is a regular speaker at conferences on information technology law. He is Chairman of the journal Revue du Droit des Technologies de l’Information (www.rdti.be). He is admitted to practice law in Belgium.
Jee-Eun Roh is a senior associate at Shin & Kim LLC in Seoul (South Korea). Her main areas of practice include regulatory affairs (legislation, government investigations, policy) as well as personal information, privacy rights, data protection, and fair transactions.
Ms. Roh has been actively participating in research as a member of the Dispute Mediation Committee under the Personal Information Protection Commission, advisory attorney at the Personal Information Protection Commission and Korea Internet & Security Agency, expert member of health and medical data deliberation, standing director of the Personal Information Protection Law Associating and a director of general affairs of the Korea Data Law and Policy Society.
John Giles is the managing attorney at Michalsons in South Africa. He focuses on ICT and data protection, including privacy, data protection, and the protection of personal information (POPIA); cybersecurity and cybercrime; ICT law; the legal aspects of IT governance, risk and compliance (IT GRC); and marketing law.
Mr. Giles helps organizations understand the impact of privacy and data protection laws on their organizations. He assists them in implementing practical and effective privacy compliance programs. He has presented at many major conferences and runs workshops on the topic. Mr. Giles is currently spending most of his time helping large organizations to comply with complex global data protection laws (like the GDPR, PECR, and POPIA) in a practical way.
Jostein Ramse is a partner in Advokatfirmaet Føyen AS, a law firm based in Oslo, Norway. Jostein Ramse is in his practice focusing on IT contracts, public procurements, privacy issues and litigations within these professional areas. IT contracts means all kind of procurement contracts, outsourcing contracts, services contracts and technology contracts in general. He assists regarding licensing of software and in verifications processes. He is representing suppliers as well as customers. He assists clients when they decide to use cloud services, either as an end user or when suppliers base their solutions on cloud services. Jostein Ramse is also involved in projects when verifying compliance with privacy legislation is necessary and is assisting clients in all other kinds of privacy questions. He is also assisting in security issues. He is a very experienced lawyer who has worked within all these areas for decades.
The law firm Advokatfirmaet Føyen AS is a specialized firm, specifically within entrepreneur, property, corporate, labour, IT and privacy law. The firm is a middle-sized firm and is focusing on providing its clients with the best possible assistance within these areas and adjoining areas. The firm has a very close co-operation with the Swedish lawfirm Foyen Advokatfirma KB.