Digital Law, Technology & GDPR


Τhe use of digital technologies, the development of analytics and big data and the evolving of business methods has rendered the free flow and use of data and information a significant factor of today’s economy. The focus on digital innovation and the ability to generate value and earn competitive advantages from exploiting data sets creates new opportunities and new areas of risks for businesses. Recently adopted regulation (GDPR, upcoming E-privacy regulation, NIS, DSM directives) is changing the rules, and creates additional challenges by introducing new and stricter regulatory requirements when collecting, processing, mining and maintaining personal and non -personal data, and imposingmajor fines and penalties for non – compliance.

Our services are provided in close collaboration with the dedicated advisory team from the PwC Advisory service line and extend to all aspects of data protection and privacy regulation, aiming to assist our clients in navigating the opportunities created and the numerous challenges posed. 

Our range of services includes:

  • Drafting and reviewing data protection policies;

  • Advising on Cross - Border Data Transfers;

  • Providing legal input in privacy audits and impact assessments;

  • Assisting in responding to data subject access requests;

  • Ensuring overall GDPR compliance;

  • Engaging with regulators;

  • Providing legal advice and assistance in privacy-related disputes;

  • Data processing and data transfer agreements;

  • Due diligence and warranty negotiations during corporate transactions;

  • Tailormade training sessions on privacy and data protection legal framework for key stakeholders and organizations’ general personnel;

  • Advising on e-commerce and website compliance;

  • Viewing, drafting and negotiating software licensing and digital intellectual property rights agreements.

  • Participating in Internal Audit processes as legal advisors. 

Our portfolio of recent mandates includes:

  • Advising a technology company in the shipping industry on the preparation of terms of use and privacy policy for use of APIs
  • Advising a shipping company on the implementation of a telemedicine service for seafarers.
  • Advising a tobacco company on the design and implementation of random alcohol checks for safety - sensitive employees.
  • Acting as legal experts and providing DPO support services for a leading energy group of companies during its overall GDPR compliance program.
  • Providing a legal opinion to a Greek bank as to compliance of its GDPR and privacy - bank secrecy processes and client waivers in light of a corporate restructuring.
  • Conducting maturity assessment and gap analysis report, developing and implementing a GDPR compliant roadmap for a global retail group.
  • Providing consulting services to a major pharmaceutical company on implementation initiatives for fulfilling GDPR requirements.
  • Evaluating current data processing practices and advising on the implementation of actions to mitigate the identified risks for a global insurance company.
  • Drafting of website service terms and providing advice on IP rights of digital projects for a creative and graphic design boutique studio.
  • Acting as legal advisors during a GDPR internal audit of a major LNG Carrier Fleet Owner & Operator.
  • Advising on data privacy liabilities within the framework of a due diligence process of a payment services provider.
  • Participating as mentors in the VISA Innovation Program, advising companies active in innovation sectors, such as  Fintech, Digital Economy, Regtech and AI. 
  • Providing due diligence on data privacy issues on behalf of a client acquiring a major on-line food delivery company.
  • Providing DPO support services to a global sanitary fittings manufacturer.
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