Cyber and Information Security
Our firm possesses unique expertise in all aspects of the cyber and information security field, ranging from providing ongoing counsel to leading local and international cyber companies regarding their commercial activity to advising the firm’s clients on information security matters.
Our legal teams advise various domestic and foreign clients operating in the cyber field regarding their ongoing business activity, and represent them in a wide variety of transactions, agreements and complex proceedings crucial to their commercial success. Among others, the firm’s clients benefit from top tier legal services in the fields of corporate law, capital markets, litigation, intellectual property, privacy law, regulation, competition and antitrust, real estate, tax, import, export and international trade, employment law, and more.
In addition, our attorneys possess extensive knowledge and expertise regarding privacy protection regulations, and advise the firm’s clients regarding various privacy protection matters, including privacy protection online and database security and usage. In this capacity, our legal teams provide ongoing counsel to local and international corporations in a broad array of matters, ranging from export of personal information out of Israel and use of cloud computing services to drafting online personal information forms, providing legal counsel regarding supervision of employees use of company networks, database registration, and more.
Our firm provide ongoing counsel to clients regarding the adjustment of their commercial activity in a dynamic regulatory environment, both in Israel and abroad. Our attorneys accompany legislative proceedings, and advise clients on the implementation of new laws and regulations, such as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Israel’s new Privacy Protection (Information Security) Regulations, 2017. Our legal teams advise on the development, implementation and integration of internal compliance programs, as well as the provision of complex and innovative legal opinions regarding precedential regulatory matters, and more.
In this capacity, our firm advises leading corporations and institutions from Israel and abroad operating in a wide variety of fields and sectors, including foreign banks active in the Israeli market, telecommunications companies, hi-tech companies, start-ups, insurance companies, pension funds, and others. The firm’s clients benefit from professional legal counsel regarding the information security requirements of the various databases defined by law, the drafting of guidelines and documents required under the new regulations, and more. Our attorneys advise clients regarding the implementation and integration of new standards and other changes into their commercial activity under the new regulations as well.
In addition, the firm represents its clients, both individuals and corporations, in litigation proceedings, including claims filed under the privacy protection law, libel disputes and employment disputes. Our litigation teams represent search-engines and large corporations which operate in the cyber, technology and internet fields as parties in legal proceedings related to user privacy protection. The attorneys possess extensive knowledge regarding orders of the Privacy Protection Authority (PPA, previously known as the Law, Information and Technology Authority – ILITA), and keep abreast of the most recent developments in the field.
"One of the strongest full-service tech practices in Israel."
The Legal 500 | 2020
"Prominent practice group featuring in a number of the region's highest-profile transactions with a particularly stellar reputation in the hi-tech space."
Chambers & Partners | 2019
"Deep involvement in Israel’s hi-tech sector."
The Legal 500 | 2018
"Excellent hi-tech capabilities."
Chambers & Partners | 2017
"Lauded for its professionalism and quality of work across the board, most notably in handling tech-related mandates."
The Legal 500 | 2016
DLA Piper Handbook Data Protection Laws of the World –...
DLA Piper Handbook Data Protection Laws of the World – Israel Chapter
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