About Geraldine Scali

Geraldine Scali practises mainly in the areas of data protection, privacy, e-commerce and information technology. Geraldine advises international clients on the implementation of global compliance data protection and privacy projects, social media and on a broad range of data protection and privacy issues. In particular, Geraldine has experience with regard to cross-border transfers including Binding Corporate Rules, cyber-security, security breach responses, the use of whistle-blowing hotlines and cloud computing. Geraldine also has experience in assisting clients on the drafting and negotiation of software development, software licence and services and outsourcing agreements. In addition, she regularly speaks on data protection, cyber-security and cloud computing and writes for a number of journals. In 2013, Geraldine co-founded Women in Privacy®, an international networking group established for women working as in-house counsel, compliance officers and other professionals in the field of privacy. Prior to joining Sidley, Geraldine practised in France in leading French and English law firms focusing on computer law, e-commerce, data protection, privacy and communication law. She is a dual-qualified lawyer, admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 2014, and a French lawyer admitted to the Paris bar in 2005.


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