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TMT: Information Technology - Norway
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Dr. Rolf Riisnæs, Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's Technology and Digitalization practice and the Public Procurement practice. Expertise are within IT-contracts and -procurements, data protection, e Business/e Government, information security, electronic signature, digital certificates, certification services and copyright issues, in particular license agreements.
Riisnæs assists clients with large, complex procurements, including strategic legal counsel on procurement law, contract law, negotiations and contract management, as well as within specialties such as data protection (privacy), information security and e Government regulations. Wide experience in coordinating and leading Wikborg Rein's technology- and procurement team on specific complex projects.
Riisnæs has expert knowledge of the application of all Government's Standard Terms and Conditions for IT Procurement (SSA) which are widely used even in the private sector. He currently (2021) assists the Norwegian Agency for Public and Financial Management (DFØ) in drafting a new standard cloud services agreement in the SSA-series and likewise he assisted in the former overhaul of the SSAs in 2015.
Riisnæs assists several of Wikborg Rein's clients regarding data protection and information security. Riisnæs was appointed Dr. juris in 2006 for his thesis regarding digital certificates and certification services (PKI and electronic signatures).