Mr Tim Van CanneytPartner Fieldfisher LLP
Tim Van Canneyt works in the Technology Law Group at Fieldfisher, where he advises clients on both contractual and litigation aspects of information technology, data protection and e-commerce.
He has significant experience in the field of privacy, data protection and data security, where he advises clients on their privacy compliance issues, such as consent issues, international data transfers, accurate privacy policies and notifications with the data protection authorities. He has a particular interest in privacy challenges caused by digital technologies and services (RFID, cookies, cloud computing etc.).
Another important part of this practice includes drafting and negotiating complex IT service agreements, and advising on legal aspects relating to system integration, maintenance, licensing and outsourcing.
Over the years, Tim has been seconded to a leading settlement services provider and a global consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, which allowed him to get a better understanding of clients’ needs.
Tim is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), and a member of Ecomlex, an international association of leading IT and e-commerce lawyers established to meet the needs of businesses throughout Europe.
Tim is ranked in the Information Technology section of Legal500 where he is quoted for coupling ‘dedication and efficiency’ with ‘skills in IT and data privacy’. Tim has been a speaker at several seminars both in Belgium and abroad and has published articles in the field of data protection and e-commerce.