Practices

Data protection and Cybersecurity

Summary

The digital economy continues to evolve at a breakneck pace. Businesses find themselves collecting massive amounts of digital data to deliver the best service to their clients. These trends have not gone unnoticed as new regulatory regimes appear, bringing significant compliance challenges.
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To keep up with an emerging regulatory framework, companies require expertise in multiple disciplines where law meets technology – be it data protection, data privacy or other related fields. AVELLUM offers practical and integrated solutions to those challenges.

Our team understands clients’ unique needs and provides pragmatic advice accordingly. We have a proven record of assisting companies in making sound data protection decisions while entering the Ukrainian market or developing new products or services involving data processing, cloud computing or other technologies.

We regularly help clients align each data processing and transfer operation with local data protection standards and international best practices brought by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

AVELLUM handles data protection and privacy matters for clients in various industry sectors ranging from health care and financial services to TMT and transportation.

We advise clients on:

  • Privacy policies, notices, documentation, procedures and impact assessments
  • Data protection and cybersecurity compliance programmes and audits
  • Data security management, cybercrime prevention, data breach and cybercrime incident response
  • Data processing and transfer arrangements, both intra-group and with third parties
  • Supervisory authority relations (mandatory notifications, compliance investigations)
  • Data subject requests and complaints, data protection and privacy-related claims and disputes

Key experience

Advice on Ukrainian data protection and telecommunications law matters related to transfer and processing of personal and telecom data

Multinational telecommunications services company

Advice on data protection and cybersecurity matters and procurement regulations

American technology conglomerate

Advice on Ukrainian law matters related to deployment of the client's digital (IoT) service in Ukraine

Swiss technology company

Advice in respect of drafting and implementing of the Union's privacy policy

Ukrainian non-governmental union

Conducted legal feasibility study to assess any potential risks attached to the launch and operation of its service in Ukraine

American multinational technology company

Conducted legal feasibility study to assess any potential risks attached to providing digital services for trucks and cars in Ukraine

German multinational automotive corporation

Advice on Ukrainian law matters related to the potential entry into Ukrainian market

Chinese unicorn technology company that designs software

Advice on Ukrainian data protection law matters and potential risks

European industrial minerals producer, worldwide distributor of specialty chemicals

Collection and cross-border transfer of personal data under Ukrainian law

Legal advisor to Ferrexpo

Data protection matters related to distribution of smartphones on Ukrainian market

Legal advisor to Chinese technology company

Advice on various privacy matters

Legal advisor to multinational telecommunication services company

Advice on data protection issues related to transfer of employee data to the USA

Legal Advisor to NetCracker Technology Corp.

Collection, storage and cross-border transfer of personal data under Ukrainian law

Legal advisor to leading Chinese AI company

Advice on various privacy matters related to launch of streaming service

Legal advisor to multinational technology company

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Key contacts

MYKOLA STETSENKO

Managing Partner

mstetsenko@avellum.com

Team

ANDRIY FORTUNENKO

Partner

afortunenko@avellum.com

OLEKSANDR KOZHUKHAR

Managing Associate

okozhukhar@avellum.com

ANNA KOLODENSKA

Associate

akolodenska@avellum.com

OLEG SHKONDIN

Managing Associate

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OLHA RUDEVYCH

Associate

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Practices

Data protection and Cybersecurity

To keep up with an emerging regulatory framework, companies require expertise in multiple disciplines where law meets technology - be it data protection, data privacy or other related fields. AVELLUM offers practical and integrated solutions to those challenges.

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