OlivierHaas

Partner

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Olivier Haas has extensive experience in the fields of cybersecurity, technology, and intellectual property. His practice is focused on IT, internet, e-commerce, and data protection. For more than 15 years he has advised French and international businesses — from start-ups to major international groups of companies — in connection with the preparation, negotiation, and implementation of their technology and digital content-related projects.

Olivier advises French and international businesses on their IT, cloud computing agreements, and web-related projects, as well as on outsourcing projects, data governance strategies, and cybersecurity issues. He is regularly involved in the negotiation of IT and business process outsourcing deals, IT and data migration projects towards cloud-based environments, and in setting up shared services platforms. Olivier also advises on all issues relating to data protection.

Olivier has a strong scientific background. He holds two engineering degrees and worked for aerospace companies before becoming a lawyer. He also practiced at several international law firms prior to joining Jones Day.

Olivier is a member of the Cyberlex Association and is regularly involved in the conferences of the ITechLaw and IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals) Associations.

Experience

  • Société Générale sells Societe Generale Serbia and Sogelease Serbia to OTP BankJones Day advised Société Générale in the sale of 100 percent of the shares in its subsidiary Societe Generale Serbia (SGS) and Sogelease Serbia to OTP Bank Nyrt., including the indirect sale of 100 percent of the shares in SG Leasing (SGS' wholly owned subsidiary dedicated to leasing activities).
  • Société Générale sells its majority stake in Mobiasbanca Societe Generale (Moldova) to OTP BankJones Day advised Société Générale in the sale of its majority stake in Mobiasbanca Societe Generale (Moldova) to OTP Bank Nyrt, the leading Hungarian bank.
  • Société Générale sells Societe Generale Montenegro to OTP BankJones Day advised Société Générale in the sale of Societe Generale Montenegro to OTP Bank.
  • U.S. software company seeks advice relating to enforcement of its copyrightsJones Day advised a U.S. software company in connection with possible litigation against an Italian engineering company for unlawful use of its software.
  • U.S. software company seeks damages relating to unlawful use of its proprietary softwareJones Day advised a U.S. software company in connection with the request of damages against a manufacturer of high-tech products in connection with the infringement, and unlawful and unauthorized use of the software company's proprietary software.
  • U.S. software company successfully enforces copyright laws out of court against Italian infringersOn behalf of a U.S. software company, Jones Day enforced software copyright laws out of court against several Italian infringers.
  • Société Générale to sell SKB Banka (Slovenia) and its subsidiaries to OTP BankJones Day is advising Société Générale in the signing of an agreement for the sale to OTP Bank Nyrt. of its shareholding in the share capital of its subsidiary specializing in retail banking, SKB Banka d.d. Ljubljana (Slovenia), and of its subsidiaries SKB Leasing d.o.o. and SKB Leasing Select d.o.o.
  • Société Générale sells its majority stake in Societe Generale Albania to OTP Bank.Jones Day advised Société Générale in the sale of its majority stake in Societe Generale Albania to OTP Bank.
  • Government of Gabon seeks assistance with review of legal and regulatory framework in its digital and health sectorsJones Day assisted the government of Gabon in the review of the legal and regulatory framework in its digital and health sectors, and assessed its adequacy to support the implementation of a national health information system and foster the development of e-health applications and services.
  • Société Générale sells its majority stakes in Societe Generale Expressbank AD and Sogelife Bulgaria IJSC to OTP BankJones Day advised Société Générale in its sale of its majority stakes in Societe Generale Expressbank AD and Sogelife Bulgaria IJSC to OTP Bank.
  • New Alpha participates in €4 million financing round of Fred de la comptaJones Day advised New Alpha Asset Management in connection with the €4 million (US$4.6 million) round of financing of Fred de la compta, a company providing a platform and data analysis tools in the field of accounting.
  • ABB divests terminal block business to TE ConnectivityJones Day advised ABB Ltd. in the sale of its ENTRELEC® terminal block business, which is part of ABB's Electrification Products division, to TE Connectivity Ltd.
  • Fortino Capital invests in DobCo Medical SystemsJones Day represented Fortino Capital Partners NV in connection with its purchase of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock in a private placement by DobCo Medical Systems, a Belgian software company specializing in online solutions for medical imaging.
  • Entravision Communications acquires SmadexJones Day advised Entravision Communications Corporation in its acquisition of Smadex, a digital advertising technology company headquartered in Barcelona, Spain.
  • My Money Bank sells auto loans activity in mainland France to FinancoJones Day advised My Money Bank (formerly GE Money Bank) in connection with the sale of its auto loans activity in mainland France to Financo, an affiliate of Arkea Group.
  • ANSYS acquires OPTISJones Day advised ANSYS, Inc., the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, on its acquisition of OPTIS, a premier provider of software for scientific simulation of light, human vision, and physics-based visualization.
  • Fortino Capital invests in PieSyncJones Day represented Fortino Capital Partners NV, as lead investor, in connection with its purchase of Series C Convertible Stock in a private placement by PieSync NV, a two-way intelligent data synchronization platform for organizations.
  • Otium Management invests in OwkinJones Day represented Otium Management in its funds' investments in Owkin, Inc., an artificial intelligence software company currently working on machine learning-based prediction modeling for drug trial optimization, clinical decision-making using population comparison, and other healthcare applications.
  • Leading IoT service platform prepares for compliance with General Data Protection RegulationJones Day advised a leading IoT platform on its compliance program to prepare for the implementation of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation.
  • Start-up business creates online car-sharing platformJones Day assisted a company in the terrestrial mobility business with structuring its contractual framework and data processing activities for the implementation of a car-sharing online platform.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • 30 novembre 2017
      Les rendez-vous de la propriété intellectuelle – 4ème volet : La protection des secrets d'affaires
    • 10 octobre 2017
      Cybersécurité et gouvernance des données : Tendances-clés pour les données personnelles, opérateurs d'importance vitale et cyber-assurance
    • 5 avril 2017
      Le RGPD en détail – Analyse des directives des autorités de protection des données et des efforts de mise en œuvre au niveau national
    • March 15, 2017
      Webinar Series: EU General Data Protection Regulation (three-part series)
    • 14 mars 2017
      Jones Day Paris a organisé sa 4ème journée "Portes ouvertes au métier d’avocat" en accueillant deux classes du Lycée Jean Renoir de Bondy (93)
    • 31 janvier 2017
      Protection des données personnelles – Comment se mettre en conformité avec le Règlement Général sur la Protection des Données ?
    • 5 juillet 2016
      Explosion des cybermenaces : comment les entreprises peuvent et doivent-elles se protéger ?
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