Provided by Michael Hopp
Michael Hopp is a partner and head of Plesner's Data Protection Law team.
Michael is a leading specialist in data protection law, and he has built up a unique market-leading personal data team at Plesner.
Michael advises some of the most important Danish and multinational companies across industries on all aspects of data protection law, for instance data security, international data transfers, risk assessments, whistleblower hotlines and security breaches. He also has thorough experience of crisis management.
Michael has an extensive network, nationally as well as internationally.
Based on his long-standing experience with respect to personal data law and data protection, Michael has been involved in launching several innovative initiatives in the industry. Michael is in charge of Plesner's GDPR Master Class and Plesner's 4-day course "Plesner Certificate in Data Protection". In addition, Michael was involved in launching the popular compliance soft-ware RISMAgdpr and Plesner's GDPR e-learning programme and he recently initiated Plesner's digital knowledge platform "Plesner LegalHub".
Michael has in-depth knowledge of data-driven marketing and particularly the commercial gains to be made from using data-driven marketing. Michael is a value-adding adviser, particularly with respect to the dynamic interpretation of legislation relating to the diffusion of new technologies.
Michael Hopp enters the new data protection ranking due to his longstanding expertise in data privacy mandates across Denmark. He is well placed to advise on GDPR compliance, international data transfers and data processing agreements while also assisting with M&A transactions involving data protection issues. Clients say: "He is able to funnel his knowledge into practical and usable advice that can be implemented."