BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) is the leading advocate for the global software industry. Its members are among the world’s most innovative companies, creating software solutions that help businesses of all sizes in every part of the economy to modernize and grow. With headquarters in Washington, DC, and operations in more than 30 countries, BSA pioneers compliance programs that promote legal software use and advocates for public policies that foster technology innovation and drive growth in the digital economy.
Bird & Bird LLP is an international law firm which supports organisations being changed by the digital world or those leading that change. We combine exceptional legal expertise with deep industry knowledge and refreshingly creative thinking, to help clients achieve their commercial goals. We have over 1300 lawyers in 29 offices across Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, as well as close ties with firms in other parts of the world.
Brave is on a mission to protect your privacy online. We make a suite of internet privacy tools—including our browser and search engine —that shield you from the ads, trackers, and other creepy stuff trying to follow you across the web
EPIC is an independent non-profit research center in Washington, DC. EPIC protects privacy, freedom of expression, and democratic values; and promotes the Public Voice in decisions concerning the future of the Internet. EPIC's program activities include public education, litigation, and advocacy. EPIC files amicus briefs, pursues open government cases, defends consumer privacy, and testifies about emerging privacy and civil liberties issues.
At eyeo, we transform the internet into a trusted, safe and accessible place where people regain control over their experience, content creators and publishers are rewarded for their content, and advertisers and consumers can connect on mutually agreed terms. Our 250+ employees are distributed worldwide, working remotely, or housed in one of our offices in Cologne, Berlin, or Malmö. We develop and provide a suite of innovative products and services, with our flagship ad-filtering technology powering some of the largest ad blockers on the market, like Adblock Plus and AdBlock, and our Acceptable Ads Standard reaching over 250 million online users.
Straight talking. Thinking around corners. Understanding and solving the problem before it becomes a problem. Performing as a team, no matter where we’re sitting. Delivering clear and practical advice that gets your job done. Our 2,500 lawyers work together, solving your toughest legal issues in major industries and commercial centers. Expanding into new markets, considering capital from new sources, or dealing with increasingly complex regulation or disputes - we help you stay on top of your risks and opportunities. Around the world.
The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) is a leading consensus-building organization that nurtures, develops, and advances global technologies. Providing a neutral and open platform to empower innovators across borders and disciplines, IEEE SA facilitates standards development and standards-related solutions, such as technology incubation, alliance consortia formation, open-source, etc. With thought leaders in more than 160 countries, we enable the collaborative exploration of emerging technologies, the identification of existing challenges and opportunities, and the development of recommendations, solutions, and technology standards that solve market-relevant problems. Collectively, we are raising the standards that benefit industry and humanity; making technology better, safer, and more sustainable for the future.
The International Association of Privacy Professionals is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource, helping practitioners develop and advance their careers and organizations manage and protect data. Founded in 2000, the IAPP is a not-for-profit association that helps define, support and improve the privacy profession globally.
McDermott Will & Emery partners with leaders around the world to fuel missions, knock down barriers and shape markets. With 20+ locations globally, our team works seamlessly across practices, industries and geographies to deliver highly effective—and often unexpected—solutions that propel success. More than 1,400 lawyers strong, we bring our personal passion and legal prowess to bear in every matter for our clients and the people they serve.
Nym is a decentralised privacy system made up of a global mixnet, anonymous credentials and a blockchain. Founded in the aftermath of the Edward Snowden revelation, Nym’s mission is to protect against network level surveillance and establish privacy as a default for online communications. Only then can people and organisations make meaningful and secure decisions about what, when and with whom they want to share data.
Stibbe’s team of privacy and data protection specialists provides its clients with insight, foresight and experienced pragmatism. The team has over 20 years of experience in dealing with data protection authorities from different jurisdictions. The team is embedded in Stibbe’s TMT practice (Technology Media and Telecoms), and, as a result, the members have a thorough understanding of information technology and data communication networks. The team is involved in data governance protection projects for national and international clients, covering an a broad range sectors, such as media/entertainment, finance, communications, industry and transport, consumer goods, government and healthcare. Typical projects include privacy health checks, corporate data exchange and monitoring programs and policies.
Squire Patton Boggs is one of the world’s strongest integrated law firms, providing insight at the point where law, business and government meet. The firm delivers commercially focused business solutions by combining legal, lobbying and political capabilities and invaluable connections on the ground to a diverse mix of clients from long established leading corporations to emerging businesses, startup visionaries and sovereign nations. With more than 1,500 lawyers in 47 offices across 20 countries on five continents, Squire Patton Boggs provides unrivalled access to expertise.
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is a global law firm that helps clients maintain the highest standards for data protection while successfully pursuing their business interests. We have a fully integrated global practice with substantial experience in advising companies on all facets of global and EU privacy laws, including on topics such as big data, connected cards, cloud computing, and the Internet of Things. We have unique experience with complex multi-jurisdictional privacy investigations, enforcement actions, and litigation. We also counsel clients on the review of the EU data protection legal framework.