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Anna Pateraki is an associate in Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati's Brussels office. Her practice is focused on all aspects of European privacy and data protection law. She has extensive experience advising clients on pan-European data protection compliance across a range of sectors, including German- and Greek-related data protection issues. Anna also advises clients on electronic privacy, data breaches, global privacy policies, cross-border data-transfer requirements, employee and customer data issues, and records-retention schedules.

Prior to joining the firm, Anna was an associate in the Brussels office of Hunton & Williams. She has worked for the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) and the IT law departments of leading law firms in Germany.

Anna is fluent in English, German, and Greek.

  • Advised multinational companies on the draft EU Data Protection Regulation and its implications for online services
  • Assisted a multinational company in developing a strategy for binding corporate rules (BCRs)
  • Advised various U.S. companies in verifying Safe Harbor compliance
  • Advised various technology companies such as mobile app providers, social media, health research platforms, and other online services on a variety of EU data protection issues, including privacy policies and consent forms, cross-border data transfers, data security, privacy by design, email marketing, cookies, and online behavioral advertising
  • Counseling a technology start-up company that develops copyright antipiracy devices on EU data protection compliance, including drafting a Privacy Impact Assessment and performing regulatory filings
  • Advised a multinational company regarding a data breach incident and coordinated advice in a significant number of countries worldwide
  • Counseled a multinational company on verifying its registrations with data protection authorities in various EU member states
  • Advised an international company on pan-European data protection compliance issues and performed due diligence on data protection aspects relating to the acquisition of a service provider
  • Advised a copyright holder representative organization on privacy and data protection issues in various EU member states
  • Counseled multinational companies on direct marketing requirements, cookies, data breaches, cross-border data transfers, employee data protection, implementation of privacy and data security policies, and records-retention schedules
  • LL.M., Humboldt University of Berlin, 2009
    Faculty of Law, Magna Cum Laude
  • J.D., Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2008
    Faculty of Law, Magna Cum Laude
  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • Member, German Association for Law and Informatics (DGRI)
  • Brussels Bar E-List
  • Thessaloniki Bar

Contact Information

Rue Montoyer 47
1000 Brussels, Belgium 
Phone | +32 2 274 57 21
Fax | +32 2 274 57 99

Email | Anna

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