Romain has extensive experience in data privacy and data protection law, and lectures on these subjects in Master of Law classes at the University of Paris-I Panthéon-Sorbonne, the University of Paris-II Panthéon-Assas and the University of Paris V Descartes. He advises on the full range of data protection and data security for clients in life sciences, automotive, insurance, e-commerce, leisure, social networks and even the public sector, especially in the context of smart cities projects.
His experience extends to cross-border transfers of data, joint data controllers and/or data processor agreements, the formulation of privacy and/or cookies policies, and the use of personal data for marketing purposes, including through profiling techniques, notably in a Big Data context. Romain has also conducted numerous international data protection audits in order to ensure compliance with both EU and domestic data protection requirements, more specifically those resulting from the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which becomes applicable from May 25, 2018.
Romain Perray is also a regular contributor to leading legal publications such as LexisNexis and Lamy Editions for which he is the author of two significant manuals on, respectively, data protection and video monitoring issues.
*Matter handled prior to joining McDermott