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Provided by Christopher N. Olsen

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Christopher Olsen is a partner in the Washington, D.C., office, where he advises clients on all aspects of privacy and cybersecurity matters and represents companies under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general. He has an established track record of success in resolving investigations without enforcement action and clients regularly seek his guidance when facing high-stakes regulatory scrutiny.

Chris is a former deputy director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection (BCP) at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), where he directed the international work of the Division of Privacy and Identity Protection and acted as the agency's co-lead negotiator in discussions with the European Commission regarding improvements to and renewal of the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework.

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Privacy & Data Security - USA
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Christopher Olsen shines in counselling clients undergoing FTC investigation, drawing on a wealth of first-hand experience as a former regulator.
"Chris consistently provides excellent client service and highly valuable advice." "Chris is a really excellent lawyer for FTC work in particular."

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