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Marcus is a communications, media and technology lawyer based in London. He focuses on data privacy and IT services.
He has advised on data privacy since the coming into force of the 1998 Data Protection Act and his practice includes cross border privacy solutions, general corporate compliance and privacy issues arising out of online products or complex data sharing transactions. Recent examples of his data protection work range from providing advice on privacy restrictions relating to the setting up of customer user portal across 17 jurisdictions to advising a US entity subpoenaed by a federal authority as to the privacy restrictions imposed on its EU subsidiary.
Marcus specialises in all aspects of IT and business process outsourcing transactions. He has successfully negotiated a number of large offshore and multi-jurisdictional deals and also advises on disputes and re-negotiations in the sector for both multinational customers, public sector bodies and industry suppliers. He also advises on software licensing, e-commerce and trade mark licensing and IT issues in M&A transactions.
His clients include financial services organisations, professional services firms, public sector bodies and media companies including AIG Inc, PwC, The Boston Consulting Group and Trinity Mirror.
Marcus regularly speaks at industry events on outsourcing, open source software issues and data protection. He is a member of the International Chamber of Commerce’s Taskforce on Data Privacy and the Society for Computers and Law.