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Christopher Barth Kuner

Christopher Barth Kuner

Affiliate Associate Professor


Curriculum vitae

Education

2013: Tilburg Law School, Tilburg, The Netherlands, PhD in data protection law

1991:   New York University School of Law, LL.M. in International Legal Studies

1985:   Study at Law Faculty of Cologne University, Germany

1984:   J.D., Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana USA

1980:   B.A. cum laude, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin USA

Employment

2010-Present:   Associated assistant professor, University of Copenhagen

2013-Present: Affiliated Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge

2012-Present: Senior Privacy Counsel, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Brussels

2002-2012:   Partner, Hunton & Williams, Brussels

1998-2002:   Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster, Brussels

1993-1998:   Associate, Gleiss Lutz, Frankfurt

Other positions, activities and honors

Summer 2015: Lecturer, Hague Academy of International Law, special course on “Data protection law and international commercial arbitration” (with Daniel Cooper)

March 2014-Present: Visiting Fellow, Department of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK

2010-2011:   Consultant to the OECD on data protection legal issues of transborder data flows

2010-Present:   Editor-in-chief, International Data Privacy Law (Oxford University Press)

2010-Present:   Visiting Researcher, Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (The Netherlands)

2010:   Named by The Burton Foundation as “One of the Best Law Firm Writers of 2010”

2010:   Member, Steering Committee, 32nd International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, Jerusalem, 27-29 October

2009:   Visiting fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford University

2006-Present:   Member of the academic advisory board of the “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Datenschutz und Datensicherheit” (German Society for Data Protection and Data Security), Bonn

2004-2011:   Lecturer in law at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Austria

2002-Present:   Chairman, European Privacy Officers Forum (EPOF)

1999-2012:   Chairman, Data Protection Task Force of the International Chamberof commerce (ICC), Paris

1999-Present:   Member of the ICC delegation to the Council of Europe Consultative Committee of the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with Regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data

1998-Present:   Member of the ICC delegation to the Electronic Commerce Working Group of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)

1997-Present:   Member of the editorial board of the German legal journal “Multimedia und Recht”, Verlag C.H. Beck

Language skills

English (native)

  • German (native)
  • Italian (fair)
  • French (basic)

Other activities

2010-2011:   Consultant to the OECD on data protection legal issues of transborder data flows

2010-Present:   Editor-in-chief, International Data Privacy Law (Oxford University Press)

2010-Present:   Visiting Researcher, Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (The Netherlands)

2010:   Named by The Burton Foundation as “One of the Best Law Firm Writers of 2010”

2010:   Member, Steering Committee, 32nd International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, Jerusalem, 27-29 October

2009:   Visiting fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford University

2006-Present:   Member of the academic advisory board of the “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Datenschutz und Datensicherheit” (German Society for Data Protection and Data Security), Bonn

2004-2011:   Lecturer in law at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Austria

2002-Present:   Chairman, European Privacy Officers Forum (EPOF)

1999-Present:  Chairman, Data Protection Task Force of the International Chamberof commerce (ICC), Paris

1999-Present:   Member of the ICC delegation to the Council of Europe Consultative Committee of the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with Regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data

1998-Present:   Member of the ICC delegation to the Electronic Commerce Working Group of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)

1997-Present:   Member of the editorial board of the German legal journal “Multimedia und Recht”, Verlag C.H. Beck

 

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