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Dietmar Huemer

Dietmar Huemer     Attorney at Law
Austria
e: dietmar.huemer@legis.at
t: +43 1 513 65 88


Dietmar Huemer opened his own practice in January 2009; before that he was a long term partner with one of Austria’s top ten law firms and headed the firm’s IT and e-business practice group.

Dietmar is a graduate of the Johannes Kepler University of Linz (Mag. iur., 1991) and the University of Chicago Law School (LL.M., 1993). He pursued an academic career before moving to the legal profession in 1994. Dietmar became a member of the Austrian Bar in 1998 and is fluent in German and English.

Dietmar has considerable experience in telecommunication regulatory matters as well as in the fields of IT outsourcing, software contracts, e-business, e-banking and electronic payment, mobile business and Web 2.0 applications. His particular focus is on data protection and privacy. Dietmar's clients range from large industrial entities to banks and insurance companies, both national and international. Dietmar also acts for clients in the public sector and for small and medium enterprises in Austria and abroad. He currently advises several international companies on data transfer privacy compliance issues, particularly involving HR data. Dietmar also advises Austrian telecom service providers on transactional and regulatory issues related to the expansion of fibre optics networks, as well as retailers in various industries on the consumer protection and privacy issues associated with online sales and marketing.

Dietmar regularly lectures and publishes on IT, e-business and data protection issues, both in Austria and abroad.