OlivierHaas

Partner

Paris + 33.1.56.59.38.84

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

  • Bpifrance Investissement forms Bpifrance Entreprises 1Jones Day represented Bpifrance Investissement in connection with the formation of the fund "Bpifrance Entreprises 1," the first investment fund to be subscribed by the public, managed by Bpifrance, launched on the initiative of the French Minister of Economy.
  • DataBank to acquire zColoJones Day is advising DataBank, a leading provider of enterprise-class colocation, connectivity, and managed services, on its acquisition of zColo, including certain U.S. and European data center assets, from Zayo Group Holdings, Inc.
  • SUEZ to sell its SUEZ Recycling & Recovery operations to PreZeroJones Day advised the French listed company SUEZ SA in its contemplated largest sale of SUEZ Recycling & Recovery operations - excluding plastic recycling and hazardous waste treatment activities - in four continental Europe countries: the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany, and Poland to PreZero, the environmental division of Schwarz Group, as part of exclusive negotiations.
  • European multinational food products corporation seeks advice on developing medical deviceJones Day advised a European multinational food products corporation on the legal aspects of developing a medical device, which includes regulatory, IP, and IT law and data protection issues.
  • French medical device company seeks advice on data protection matters and regulatory issuesJones Day advised a French medical device company on data protection matters and regulatory issues.
  • International beauty company seeks advice on digital transformation policies and implementation of blockchain projectJones Day advised an international beauty company on digital transformation including data retention policies and the implementation of a blockchain project.
  • Leading financial advisory and asset management firm seeks advice on internal compliance program including GDPR readinessJones Day advised a leading financial advisory and asset management firm on an internal compliance program including GDPR readiness.
  • Autonomous convenience store company seeks advice on IT and data protection issuesJones Day advised an autonomous convenience store company that develops automated proximity stores in relation to the data protection constraints (including GDPR) and impact on the roll-out of their AI-based cashierless technology.
  • Société Générale sold SKB Banka (Slovenia) and its subsidiaries to OTP BankJones Day advised Société Générale in 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.
  • Online platform provider prepares for compliance with data protection regulationsJones Day assisted online platform provider dedicated to the processing of massive datasets produced by the interaction of local authorities with the citizens in their jurisdiction, with respect to data protection regulations (including compliance with the GDPR).
  • Société Générale sold Ohridska Banka (Macedonia) to Steiermärkische Bank und Sparkassen AGJones Day advised Société Générale in the sale of majority stake in Ohridska Banka AD Skopje (Republic of North Macedonia) to Steiermärkische Bank und Sparkassen AG.
  • Société Générale sells Societe Generale Serbia and Sogelease Serbia to OTP BankJones Day advised Société Générale in the sale of 100% of the shares in its subsidiary Societe Generale Serbia (SGS) and Sogelease Serbia to OTP Bank Nyrt., including the indirect sale of 100% 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 enforcing its software copyrights 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 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.
  • 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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