Data & Privacy

Data has become a premier resource for businesses in an increasing number of industries. Online platforms have always relied on data as their key asset to generate revenues. In the wake of digital transformation, companies in traditional and highly regulated markets such as finance, health care and energy rely on the analysis and use of data to offer or provide and improve their products and services.

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At the same time, employees and customers are increasingly concerned about their privacy in a digital economy. These concerns have triggered legislative initiatives around the world. It has become a major challenge for businesses to comply with data and privacy laws, while maintaining their competitive edge.

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VISCHER's Data & Privacy Group is at the forefront when it comes to legal solutions to data and privacy issues. We provide our clients with practical advice how they can develop and offer innovative products and services while complying with data protection laws in Switzerland and abroad (including cross-border GDPR compliance).

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The members of the Data & Privacy Group have acquired particular expertise in advising communication, media and information technology companies, and have developed an appreciation for sector-specific data uses and the privacy risks pertaining thereto. This know-how enables us to serve clients in other industries that are in the process of digital transformation. We have a particular track record in regulated markets such as banking and finance, health care, energy, life sciences, telecoms and aviation, where we can count on industry-specific legal experts.


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  • Targeted advertising and offers
  • Cloud computing
  • Online platforms
  • Outsourcing
  • Compliance programs and training
  • Cross-border data transfers
  • Regulated markets
  • Data law due diligence
  • Litigation and litigation-related advice
  • Regulatory investigations
  • Lobbying and involvement in lawmaking



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