Robert Zammit

Robert Zammit is a partner at WH Partners in Malta (Republic of Malta). His principal areas of expertise are intellectual property, information security, privacy and data protection, licensing of gambling businesses and regulatory compliance in the area of gambling. He assists clients with the preparation of correct procedures to be put in place to monitor and identify suspicious transactions related to money laundering. He also advises on employment matters.

Dr. Zammit is a member of the Malta Chamber of Advocates and of the International Masters of Gaming Law. Dr. Zammit is listed as a Next  Generation Partner in the “Commercial, Corporate and M&A” practice area in Malta in the LEGAL500 EMEA 2020 Guide.

Dr. Zammit conducts business in English, Italian and Maltese, all of which he speaks fluently. He holds a Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Malta and was admitted to the Malta Bar in 2008.

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Russell D. Mayer

Russell D. Mayer is senior partner and a founding member of Livnat, Mayer & Co., in Jerusalem (Israel). Born in New York, USA, Mr. Mayer received his JD degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University in 1981. Before Mr. Mayer moved to Israel in 1990, he served as in-house counsel for major money center commercial banks for over eight years. Mr. Mayer served as an associate at a large law firm in Tel Aviv until the formation of his firm in 1998.

Mr. Mayer writes extensively on various subjects in international periodicals as well as local magazines on diverse areas of law. He is a lecturer on legal matters for various organizations charged with assisting immigrants to Israel. Before moving to Israel, he was an active participant in the committee instrumental in drafting revisions to the Uniform Commercial Code with respect to payment systems. Mr. Mayer specializes in international corporate and commercial matters, banking and insurance regulation, privacy law, joint ventures, finance and trade as well as labor law matters, and real estate transactions. He regularly advises a number of foreign embassies and governments with respect to local Israeli law. Mr. Mayer is a member of the Israel Bar, the New York State Bar and the New Jersey State Bar and is a member of the Israel Bar Association’s Committee on Intellectual Property as well as its Banking Law Committee. He is fluent in Hebrew and English.

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Sara Malmgren

Sara Malmgren is a Partner at Eversheds Sutherland in Stockholm, and she heads the firm’s IT department in Sweden. Ms. Malmgren has significant wide-ranging experience counselling organizations on IT, privacy and security, IP, and commercial law. Her clients include primarily national and global companies within the tech industries, such as companies active in the IT, R&D, and engineering sectors.

Ms. Malmgren provides clients with practical business and legal advice on compliance with privacy and security law, including GDPR matters, complex IT-related contracts and internet security matters. She regularly assists clients in assessing privacy risks in corporate and commercial transactions and drafts and negotiates a wide variety of contracts concerning data-related issues. She provides guidance and conducts data protection impact assessments and guides clients in the preparation of their privacy notices, records of processing, and other documentation such as records intended to demonstrate how meet their data protection by design and by default obligations.

Sara also has experience managing security breaches. She regularly assists clients prepare for, immediately respond, and determine their various notification requirements. She defends companies facing regulators investigations, and claims involving privacy, data security and consumer protection.

Ms. Malmgren holds an LL.M. from Lund University (Sweden) and is a member of the Swedish Bar Association. She is a frequent lecturer on privacy law and commercial law and has been a contributor to The Global Privacy and Security Law treatise since 2012.

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Syed Ahmed Jaffar

Syed Ahmed Jaffar is an Associate at Daudpota International where he focuses on mandates and transactions pertaining to the Middle East and Norther Africa. His practice covers contentious matters relating to Data Protection, Intellectual Property, Franchising, and Employment Laws.
Mr. Jaffar has also advised clients as to compliance and legal issues in relation to Data Protection laws in GCC member states as well as other Middle Eastern countries. He holds an LL.M. in International Corporate Governance and Financial Regulations from University of Warwick and is a registered advocate in Pakistan.

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Sylvain Métille 

Sylvain Métille is a partner at the law firm HDC in Lausanne and an Associate Professor at Lausanne University (Switzerland). He obtained his J.D. (2003) and Ph.D. in Law with Honors (summa cum laude, 2010) from the University of Neuchâtel and was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 2005. He was invited as a Visiting Scholar by the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology (University of California) in 2010–2011.

Sylvain Métille advises a broad range of local and multinational companies on personal data, surveillance, IT or computer crime, including. data protection matters and issues related to new technologies and GDPR, advising, drafting and negotiating IT contracts, as well as advising on contractual and regulatory issues in the online world. He is regularly called as an expert by the Swiss Government, the Council of Europe, or the European Parliament.

He is recommended in data protection and lawyer in TMT by leading directories (such as Chambers & Partners, Legal500, and the Best Lawyers).

Professor Métille teaches Data Protection and Computer Crime at Lausanne University, where he is the academic director of the Master of Law (MLaw) in Legal Issues, Crime and Security of Information Technologies and a member of the University Ethics and Research Committee. He frequently publishes and gives conferences, and has been running a blog about law and information technologies (in French) for more than 10 years (\blog).

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Tamas Godolle

Tamas Gödölle is a partner at Bogsch & Partners in Budapest (Hungary). He has been practicing in Hungary as a corporate, commercial, and IP lawyer since 1991. Mr. Gödölle deals with issues related to trademark, copyright, antitrust, unfair competition, and advertisement law, as well as with franchise, distributor/agency contract matters. He has extensive experience in IT, privacy, and data protection issues.

Mr. Gödölle graduated with a law degree from the Law Faculty of Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest. He has studied commercial and international private law at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, Germany; and continued with postgraduate legal studies at the Queen Mary and Westfield College (University of London), where he obtained his diploma in IP Law and European Competition Law. In addition to Hungarian, Mr. Gödölle speaks English, German, and French.

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Theodore Konstantakopoulos

Theodore Konstantakopoulos is a partner at Zepos & Yannopoulos and the head of its TMT & Data Practice Group. He is a certified Data Protection Officer (DPO) Executive (ISO/IEC 17024). A graduate of the Athens University Law School (LL.B.), Mr. Konstantakopoulos earned a Master of Laws degree (MLE) from Leibniz Universität, Hannover, Germany, following which he was awarded a second Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) from Queen Mary College, University of London, in Computer and Communications Law.

Mr. Konstantakopoulos advises Fortune 500 companies on all aspects of electronic communications, technology, and media law with a particular focus on data protection and cybersecurity. Mr. Konstantakopoulos is a regular contributor in various technology law publications and guest speaker and panelist in data privacy fora, workshops, and conferences in Greece and abroad.

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Timo Kullerkupp

Timo Kullerkupp is an attorney in RASK Attorneys-at-Law in Tallinn (Estonia). He is a member of the firm’s Corporate, Insolvency, Mergers & Acquisitions, ITC practice groups. Mr. Kullerkupp focuses his practice on information technology, corporate matters, commercial agreements, information security, and privacy compliance. His transactional practice includes commercial arrangements that involve IT issues, licensing, outsourcing, joint ventures, and M&A.
Mr. Kullerkupp has been advising both private and public sector clients, at a national and international level, on privacy-related matters for more than eight years. He is a member of the Estonian Bar Association.

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Tomáš Rybár

tomas Rybar

Tomas Rybar is a partner at Cechova & Partners in Bratislava (Slovakia). He has worked on a wide range of privacy, employment, IT, corporate and regulatory matters. He is the head of employment practice of the firm. He regularly advises on privacy matters and the related Slovak regulation and practice. He has also advised in the process of drafting laws reforming the Slovak health care system. Mr. Rybar also gained significant experience heading the branch of Cechova & Partners in Brussels in years 2003 and 2004, dealing with a wide range of EC law issues.

Mr. Rybar is a member of Team Europe—a group of experts on the EU organized by the Delegation of the European Commission in the Slovak Republic. He is also a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Slovak Bar Association and of the Executive Committee of the International Association of Young Lawyers. Mr. Rybar is admitted to practice law in Slovakia.

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Yassine Younsi

Yassine Younsi is the managing attorney at Younsi & Younsi International Law Firm, located in Tunis and Djerba (Tunisia). Mr. Younsi regularly advises clients on business law, telecom law, Internet law, and data protection law, including, in particular, on matters pertaining to privacy, data processing, data transfer, competition law, maritime law, and arbitration. Mr. Younsi provides legal counsel to multinational companies. He is also a consultant for the World Bank and other organizations with respect to data privacy and privacy rights.

Mr. Younsi is the author of the Tunisia Chapter of a collective work on Robot Law. He has authored numerous articles covering various legal issues and has spoken at international conferences including in Palo Alto (USA), Paris (France), Milan (Italy), Barcelona (Spain), and Shanghai (China).

Mr. Younsi has received numerous recognitions from peer review organizations such as Who’s Who Legal, MEA Markets and Acquisition International for his work on IP issues and Robot Law. He was chosen by the Tunisian Institute for Strategy Studies as one of the 100 future leaders in Tunisia. He is the President of the Tunisian Young Lawyers Association and a member of Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA).

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