Sébastien Fanti

Sébastien Fanti
8B Rue de Pré-Fleuri
PO Box 497
+41 27 322 15 15
+41 27 322 15 70


Who's Who Legal Data: Data Privacy and Protection

Sébastien Fanti is the founder of Lexing Switzerland and one of the co-founders of Lexing Network, the first international lawyers network dedicated to digital and technology law. Lexing Switzerland is a corporate law firm of legal specialists in a wide range of disciplines (notary public services, contracts, IT, information and communication law, data protection, privacy etc).

Sébastien Fanti is a lawyer, specialised in data protection, intellectual property, cybercrime law, privacy policy and business law. Sébastien is graduated from Fribourg University. He is a registered notary public of the canton of Valais and admitted to the Bar. As notary public Sébastien advises his clients in all transactions, but specially in transactions in the field of information and communication technology. Furthermore, Sébastien is also security management lead implementer and auditor (ISO 27001) and certified lead privacy implementer (ISO 29100).

Sébastien lectures as an information technology law and privacy specialist at various universities, including Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris (UMPC). He’s a member of IAL (International Association of Lawyers) privacy and rights of the digital person commission.

Sébastien was part of the 100 personalities of French-speaking Switzerland in 2010. Described as a “web watchdog” and a pioneer: "Sébastien Fanti is the first in French-speaking Switzerland to have understood the new stakes for the internet, anticipating the arrival of the Pirate Party and the recent positions of the federal data privacy and information commissioner on Logistep and Google Street View."

Elected by the Parliament, Sébastien Fanti practises as data privacy and transparency commissioner of the canton of Valais since 2014. This mandate only applies to public authorities.

WWL says: Sebastien Fanti draws high praise from sources for his impressive work advising international clients in complex data management issues. 

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