Data protection, Digital law & New Technologies

Our practice

Data protection

We assist companies and individuals in complying with the Federal Act on Data Protection, particularly with regard to its recent revision. We advise our clients on the data processing they carry out and on their compliance with the legal standards. Our firm also reviews or drafts internal data protection documents, such as privacy or data retention policies.

In addition, we represent our clients in data protection disputes, especially as regards the exercise of the right of access, and assist our clients in the exercise of their rights against third parties. We also represent our clients in proceedings related to the Freedom of Information Act.

Our services include: compliance with the Federal Act on Data Protection, including the revised Act, review and drafting of privacy or retention policies, review and drafting of contractual clauses relating to data protection, representation in data protection disputes (the right of access and exercise of rights vis-à-vis third parties) or before the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner.

Digital law and new technologies

The use of new information and communication technologies involves complex and multidisciplinary legal issues.

In this context, we advise our clients on intellectual property matters, in particular trademark law (domain name disputes, etc.), design law and copyright law (e.g. digital use of protected works).

). We also assist our clients in the drafting of various contracts, in particular IT contracts, internet sales contracts and software licences. In addition, we advise our clients on the protection of their personality on the Internet, the protection of their personal data, as well as the exercise of their rights in relation to cybercrime (data theft, defamation on the Internet, identity theft, etc.).

Our Data protection, Digital Law & New technologies experts

portrait Alexandre Richa

Prof. Alexandre Richa

Partner - Attorney at Law

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Nicolas Béguin

Partner - Attorney at Law

portrait professeur Yaniv Benhamou

Prof. Yaniv Benhamou


Christophe Hensler

Managing Associate - Attorney at Law

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Pascal Favrod-Coune

Associate - Attorney at Law

Our expertise

Banking and finance

Corporate and M&A

Swiss & International taxation

Intellectual Property & Art Law