Eve-Christie Vermynck focuses her practice on technology and data protection matters. She assists a wide range of international clients across various industries on technology projects, including in connection with large outsourcing deals, cloud contracts and licensing arrangements.

Bio

Working closely with lawyers in Skadden’s corporate and private equity practice groups, Ms. Vermynck advises on the technology-, commercial- and data protection-related issues involved in complex transactions, including with respect to emerging issues in big data, artificial intelligence, internet of things, health care, blockchains and fintech.

She is qualified in both civil and common law, enabling her to guide clients in the implementation and execution of multijurisdictional projects by providing them with consolidated advice and risk analysis.

Ms. Vermynck’s experience includes:

Data Protection

  • assisting clients across various industries with their General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) readiness assessments;
  • drafting, negotiating and advising on data protection clauses in various types of agreements, both from data controller and data processor perspectives;
  • advising clients in relation to direct marketing and online behavioural advertising issues;
  • advising on data security breach issues;
  • advising international organisations on the impact of the GDPR on current initiatives for fraud prevention and IP enforcement; and
  • advising on data protection issues raised in corporate deals (i.e. due diligence, warranties, data processing agreements).

IT Projects/Cloud Contracts

  • assisting clients with the implementation of their global outsourcing/IT projects; and
  • drafting and negotiating IT services agreements, including cloud contracts (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS), software licence and maintenance agreements for a wide range of clients and suppliers.

Regulatory and Commercial Matters

  • advising online companies and consumer goods retailers on regulatory and legal compliance issues in connection with data privacy compliance projects; consumer, marketing, ecommerce and encryption queries; and the implementation of new services on a multijurisdictional basis;
  • drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, including agency, distribution and hotel management agreements; and
  • drafting and negotiating transitional services agreements in the context of corporate deals.

Credentials

Education

  • LL.M., Fordham University School of Law, 2007
  • M.B.A., University of Paris X - Nanterre, 2003
  • MiM, ESCP Europe, 2003

Admissions

  • Solicitor, England & Wales
  • New York

Associations

  • IAPP

Languages

  • English
  • French

Certifications

  • CIPP/E certification, IAPP

Eve-Christie Vermynck

Counsel, Intellectual Property and Technology; Cybersecurity and Privacy
eve-christie.vermynck@skadden.com