Cyber and Data Litigation
Allen & Overy’s expert team handles a wide range of litigation relating to cyber and data security, with particular experience in cross-border cases.
Working with our first rate regulatory specialists, we handle reporting, enforcement and prosecution, including cases involving cyber and data security breaches.
Our global team includes consultant David Smith, former Deputy Information Commissioner at the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.
A&O’s clients in this area include national and international businesses, ranging from telecommunications companies to the world’s largest financial institutions. Our work covers diverse issues including:
- representing clients in follow-on litigation related to data breaches
- advising on options for criminal and civil actions against hackers
- financial crime risks in relation to the payment of ransoms (including money laundering, terrorism financing and economic sanctions)
- use of injunctions
- liaison with regulators
- employee theft
- class actions
- data misuse by third parties
- anti-terrorism issues
- denial-of-service and distributed denial-of-service attacks
- third-party disclosure applications
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Publications: 19 NOVEMBER 2020
Aujourd'hui, le 19 novembre 2020, la Cour de justice de l'Union européenne (CJUE) a rendu sa décision très attendue dans l'affaire C-663/18 (Kanavape) jugeant qu’un Etat membre ne peut interdire la…Lire la suite
Publications: 12 MAY 2020
Alors que la crise sanitaire liée au Covid-19 se poursuit, de nombreuses entreprises s'apprêtent à reprendre leur activité dès le 11 mai 2020. Dirigeants et mandataires sociaux s'interrogent sur les…Lire la suite
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Chambers Global 2019, Data Protection
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