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11 juillet 2019

sigma legal is expanding

Sigma legal law firm strengthens its team. Joëlle Becker, Adrien Alberini, Vincent Pfammatter, Alain Alberini and Kevin Guillet are pleased to introduce their new partner as from July 1st, 2019, Stéphanie Chuffart-Finsterwald. Stéphanie Chuffart-Finsterwald is specialised in intellectual property, data protection, privacy and health law. She advises clients on a full range of topics, including […]

10 juillet 2019 - Conference

Conference on competition law in the IP and internet sectors

Our partner Adrien had again the opportunity to speak about competition law in the IP and Internet sectors in the UNIGE-WIPO Summer Schools. This year, one of the highlights was the important but controversial decision rendered by the German Competition Authority against Facebook, which opens a fully new perspective on the relationship between competition and data […]

24 juin 2019 - Conference

Conférence de Joëlle Becker au Congrès des Avocats 2019

Merci à la Fédération suisse des avocats d’avoir invité notre associée Joëlle Becker à partager, conjointement à Clara-Ann Gordon, ses réflexions quant à l’équilibre entre vie professionnelle et vie privée lors de son congrès annuel à Lucerne. Une belle opportunité d’échanger avec d’autres avocats sur des thématiques affectant notre pratique quotidienne!

18 juin 2019

Cybersecurity – New decision of the Swiss Federal Court

Cybersecurity – New decision of the Swiss Federal Court Recently, the Swiss Federal Court rendered a decision in which it considered that the unauthorized access to a password-protected third party’s email account is punishable no matter the circumstances surrounding the obtaining of the password. In this case, the Swiss Federal Court confirmed the conviction for […]

7 juin 2019

Cybersecurity and Data Protection for non-profit entities

During the Symposium of Foundations held in Thun on May 22, 2019, Vincent Pfammatter had the chance to discuss with cybersecurity expert Jean-Luc Beuchat and SwissFoundations Project Manager Aline Freiburghaus if cybersecurity and data protection were really a thing for non-profit entities (the answer is: yes!). Vincent’s presentation on data protection for non-profit entities is available […]

10 mai 2019 - Conference

Workshop on data protection law

On May 7, 2019, Adrien conducted the “First Tuesday” workshop on data protection law organized by the Geneva Bar. Participants debated on three recent cases relating to the use of new technologies handed down respectively by the European Court of Justice (C-210/16, Wirtschaftsakademie; C-345/17, Buivids) and the Swiss Federal Administrative Tribunal (A-3558/2018, Helsana+). In addition, […]

7 mai 2019 - Conference

Workshop on Digital Governance and GDPR

On Friday 3 May 2019, Adrien & Vincent spoke at the event organized by the International Geneva Welcome Center (CAGI), in collaboration with DiploFoundation and the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) on NGO Digital Capacity Building Programme. Adrien & Vincent conducted a workshop on Digital Governance and GDPR. The slides of the presentation are available upon […]

1 mai 2019 - Conference

Conférence au CEDIDAC – Usages non commerciaux de la marque sur Internet et les enjeux pour les titulaires

Sigma legal remercie chaleureusement le Cedidac – Centre du droit de l’entreprise pour l’accueil réservé à son associé Alain Alberini lors de la Demi-journée de propriété intellectuelle du 30 avril 2019 relative au thème suivant : « Internet, marques, actualités ». Lors de cette demi-journée, Alain s’est exprimé sur les Usages non commerciaux de la marque sur Internet […]