The Trans-Atlantic Battle Over Data Protection and Privacy: What You Need to Know in 2016

Broadcast Date: Thursday, April 28, 2016 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (ET)
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Daniel Alvarez
Dr. Dennis Voigt


About Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP is an elite international law firm of approximately 650 lawyers located in nine offices in six countries. For more than 125 years, we have represented companies worldwide across a wide spectrum of businesses and industries, most notably financial services. The firm comprises attorneys who are recognized as some of the world’s foremost practitioners in their respective areas of concentration. Our Communications, Media & Privacy Department, headquartered in our Washington office and extending to our New York and European offices, is one of the most experienced in the industry. We provide a full range of services and experience in data privacy and data security law, both domestically and internationally.



Melchers is a medium sized German law firm with 40+ lawyers working in offices in Berlin, Frankfurt am Main and Heidelberg. Apart from the legal services related to corporate, employment and distribution/sales and its work for a German premier league soccer club, Melchers has an industry focus on the construction-, gambling-, insurance-, retail- and Software/IT-industry. Melchers is the German member of the “International Alliance of Law Firms” and “Transatlantic Law,” which is the reason why the lawyers at Melchers are used to handling international/transnational projects, both for domestic as well as foreign clients.