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Dr. David Vasella

David’s practice focuses on IT, technology and data-protection law, intellectual property and unfair competition law, as well as contract law, both contentious and non-contentious. He joined our firm as an associate in 2010. Prior to that he worked at the University of Zurich as a research and teaching assistant, and as an associate with a Zurich business law firm.

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Ursina Menn

Ursina joined Froriep in 2015 as a Trainee Lawyer. She completed her legal studies at the Universities of Geneva and Basel (bilingual MLaw, summa cum laude) and at Harvard Law School. Prior to joining the firm, Ursina worked at a law firm in Bern, as well as at the Swiss Foreign Ministry (Directorate of International Law and Middle East and North Africa Division). Ursina has not yet been admitted to the Bar.

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EU data protection laws may apply to Swiss companies

Posted by on 6 April 2016

Although Switzerland is not a member of the EU, Swiss companies ought to be aware that their data processing activities may be caught by current as well as future EU data protection law, including the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation with is draconian sanctions – even when their processing of data is carried out in Switzerland.

Topics: Data Protection

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