David Rosenthal

David Rosenthal
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Who's Who Legal Switzerland - TMT

David Rosenthal co-heads Homburger's IT practice team and focuses on information technology, international arbitration and data law.

In addition to his legal education, he also has a technical background in IT and software development and in-depth industry experience. He has advised on and negotiated a broad range of national and international IT, software and outsourcing transactions (also in regulated markets), regularly represents clients in technology related international arbitration and is experienced in data protection and secrecy laws, white collar investigations and e-discovery, telecom regulations, e-commerce and internet law. David Rosenthal lectures at the University of Basel Law School as well as at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich on information technology law, has been a member of the Federal Appeals Commission for Telecommunications and Postal Services, and is a regular speaker and IT law expert to the government and private industry. Before he focused on the legal profession, he established a leading IT news agency in Switzerland and was active as a business and investigative journalist. He has published a leading commentary on data protection and numerous articles and various books on information technology law, data protection and the internet. Since 2012, he also acts as the secretary of the Swiss Association of Corporate Data Protection (VUD) and since 2015 also as the secretary of the Swiss E-discovery and Investigations Association (SeDIV). David Rosenthal is also a member of the white-collar investigations and insurance working groups at Homburger.

WWL says: David Rosenthal is an exceptional practitioner who sources describe as “the best for data protection in Switzerland”.

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