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Laura Tielemans advises a diverse group of clients on European and Belgian cybersecurity and data protection matters in areas of EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and ePrivacy Regulation (ePR) compliance. Her practice focuses on the implementation of global compliance projects, data processing agreements, direct marketing, employee data protection, and international data transfers, including obtaining approvals for binding corporate rules (BCR) and implementing standard contractual clauses (SCC). Laura handles multinational data breaches, advising clients on incident response, data breach management, notifications to data protection authorities, and other legal requirements. She also counsels clients on data protection and privacy matters in domestic and cross-border corporate transactions.

Laura has a background in domestic and cross-border litigation and commercial arbitration for major national and international corporations across a wide range of sectors including distribution, telecommunications, and technology. She also has experience negotiating and drafting commercial contracts.

Laura began her career in 2009 at the Brussels Bar and later worked for a U.S. law firm in Brussels. She also performed doctoral research on privacy issues and the freedom to conduct business at Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, was involved in data protection research while attending New York University, and has published peer-reviewed articles on data protection.

Laura is a member of the Legal & Taxation Committee of AmCham Belgium (American Chamber of Commerce in Belgium).


  • Aurelius acquires three European paper mills from Sappi Limited in complex pan-European carve-out transactionJones Day is advising Aurelius in the acquisition of three European paper mills from Sappi Limited.
  • Avient acquires DSM Protective Materials businessJones Day advised Avient Corporation (NYSE: AVNT), a leading provider of specialized and sustainable material solutions, in the $1.485 billion acquisition and financing of Koninklijke DSM N.V.’s protective materials business, a leading specialty engineered materials business built around the invention of Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber.
  • Orange and Masmovil to combine in €18.6 billion mergerJones Day is advising Orange, S.A. ("Orange"), one of the world's leading telecommunications operators, on the combination of their telecom business in Spain with Masmovil, one of the leading telecommunications operators in Spain, for an enterprise value of €18.6 billion (€7.8 billion for Orange Spain and €10.9 billion for Masmovil).
  • Fragbite acquires Lucky Kat B.V.Jones Day advised Fragbite Group AB, a global esports and gaming company, in the acquisition of Lucky Kat B.V.
  • PTTGC acquires allnex from AdventJones Day advised PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited in the €4 billion acquisition of allnex Holding GmbH from Advent International.
  • JBS acquires ViveraJones Day advised Brazilian JBS S.A., the world's largest protein company and second-largest food producer, in its acquisition of Vivera, Europe’s third-largest manufacturer of plant-based food, for an enterprise value of €341 million.