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William Long

London, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Data Protection & Information Law
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Data Protection & Information Law - UK-wide

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William Long is a respected data protection and cybersecurity practitioner. He is well versed in compliance, processing, transfers and breaches.
"He is an extremely knowledgeable privacy professional with keen business acumen. He knows how to incorporate a business leader's risk tolerance into the overall legal assessment and provide solid, business-enabling advice." "He combines his great expertise with a very friendly approach in dealing with clients."
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William Long is a global co-leader of Sidley’s highly ranked Privacy and Cybersecurity practice and leads the EU Data Protection practice. He also serves on the firm’s COVID-19 Task Force. William advises international clients on a wide variety of GDPR, data protection, privacy, information security, social media, e-commerce and other regulatory matters.

William has been a member of the European Advisory Board of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and on the DataGuidance panel of data protection lawyers. He is also on the editorial board of e-Health Law & Policy and also assists with dplegal, a networking group of in-house lawyers in life sciences companies examining international data protection issues.

Publications

William is the author of a recent book on the EU General Data Protection Regulation and a contributor to a number of books on data protection, including leading legal text books published by BNA in the area of privacy, cloud computing and the use of health data. William has been interviewed widely for his thought leadership, including in such leading publications as the international New York Times, Financial Times, Guardian and writes for a number of publications, including Data Protection Law & Policy, Computer Weekly, Cloud Pro and CIO Today.

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William Long

Sidley Austin LLP

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Cybersecurity 2021 in UK

Authors: William Long, Vishnu Shankar

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Cybersecurity 2021 in UK

Authors: William Long, Vishnu Shankar

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