Dr. Undinevon Diemar

Partner

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Dr. Undine von Diemar's practice focuses on data protection matters involving international data transfers, incident response, global compliance projects, and internal investigations. Undine leads Jones Day's European Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Protection Practice and regularly advises on data protection legal issues in M&A transactions and represents clients in proceedings before data protection authorities and courts. Undine has been selected as one of nine leading names for data protection in Germany by The Legal 500 where clients praise her as an "invaluable expert in data protection matters on national and global level" with "first-class work results."

Undine has strong experience in the IT sector, including negotiating high-profile technology transactions related to cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence, and supercomputer technologies. She also has experience advising on privacy issues related to the life science field.

Highlights of Undine's most recent work include: compliance projects: led more than 30 GDPR implementation projects for international clients, including ICANN, Cardinal Health, and Rosewood; incident response: leading response to cyberattacks and data breaches for international companies, including notifying authorities and contacts with intelligence services; M&A: advised on privacy requirements in high-profile transactions (including SAP's acquisition of Gigya, Concur, and hybris); privacy litigation: represented ICANN in proceedings against registrars concerning the implementation of GDPR requirements; internal investigations: advised on privacy requirements in internal investigations, including handling information requests from foreign authorities and international organizations; and technology transactions: advised Cylance (cloud provider for artificial intelligence-based IT security products) on joint venture, customer and vendor agreements, and the related privacy framework.

Experience

  • Essilor acquires Brille24Jones Day advised Essilor in the acquisition of 100 percent of Brille24 GmbH, one of the leading online retailers of optical products in Germany.
  • SAP acquires Qualtrics for $8 billionJones Day advised SAP in its $8 billion acquisition of Qualtrics International Inc., the global pioneer in the experience management software category.
  • EMERAM Capital Partners invests in MeonaJones Day represented EMERAM Capital Partners GmbH in connection with its investment in Meona GmbH, a Germany-based innovative clinical software leader.
  • SAP acquires GigyaJones Day advised SAP SE in its acquisition of Gigya, Inc., a market leader for customer identity and access management.
  • Cardinal Health acquires leading patient product portfolio from Medtronic for $6.1 billionJones Day advised Cardinal Health on the acquisition of Medtronic's Patient Care, Deep Vein Thrombosis and Nutritional Insufficiency businesses for $6.1 billion in cash.
  • Reynolds American acquired by British American Tobacco Plc in deal valued at $49 billionJones Day advised Reynolds American Inc. ("RAI") regarding the acquisition by British American Tobacco, p.l.c. ("BAT") of 57.8 percent of the outstanding shares of RAI not owned by BAT and its affiliates in a transaction valued at $49 billion.
  • Newell Brands sells Winter Sports businesses to Kohlberg & Company for $240 millionJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE: NWL) in the sale of its Winter Sports businesses to private equity firm Kohlberg & Company for $240 million, subject to adjustment.
  • OEConnection Holdings acquires Clifford Thames GroupJones Day advised OEConnection Holdings, LLC in connection with its acquisition of Clifford Thames Group, a leader in automotive data creation and management with operations in Europe, the U.S., India, and Australia.
  • Automotive supplier seeks advice on ethics hotline and data privacyJones Day advised an automotive supplier on its ethics hotline in Europe, and on data privacy and works council participation issues.
  • Global information technology company implements EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)Jones Day is advising a global information technology company regarding its implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • U.S. software company launches cybersecurity toolsJones Day is advising a U.S-based software company on its offering of cybersecurity tools for the EU and on related compliance questions.
  • Essilor acquires MyOptique GroupJones Day advised Essilor International S.A., a company listed on the Euronext Paris Stock Exchange, on the acquisition of MyOptique Group Limited ("MyOptique").
  • Software company conducts internal investigation into global data breachJones Day is advising a software company in connection with an internal investigation relating to a global data breach.
  • BNP Paribas acquires certain assets and liabilities from RBS relating to its structured retail investor products and equity derivatives businessJones Day advised BNP Paribas on its acquisition of certain assets and liabilities from Royal Bank of Scotland PLC relating to the structured retail investor products and equity derivatives businesses.
  • Goldman Sachs and Highgate Hotels acquires K+K Hotels GroupJones Day advised a consortium led by Goldman Sachs and Highgate Hotels, a leading hospitality investment and management company, in its acquisition, acquisition financing, and debt restructuring of the K+K Hotels group, which owns a portfolio of ten boutique hotels located in London, Paris, Barcelona, Munich, Vienna, Prague, Budapest, and Bucharest.
  • NEP Group acquires Mediatec GroupJones Day advised NEP Group, Inc. in its acquisition of Mediatec Group, one of Europe’s largest corporations in delivering integrated technical solutions for event and television productions with activities across Europe (including Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the UK, and Spain).
  • SAP acquires leading global provider of travel and expense management solutions Concur Technologies for $8.3 billionJones Day represented SAP SE (NYSE:SAP) in its agreement to acquire Concur Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNQR) at an enterprise value of approximately $8.3 billion.
  • OHB AG obtains €250 million unsecured revolving credit facilityJones Day represented OHB AG, an aerospace and technology company, in its €250 million (US$341 million) unsecured revolving credit facility agreement.
  • Nordson acquires Kreyenborg Group's polymer processing companiesJones Day advised Nordson Corporation in its acquisition of Kreyenborg GmbH and BKG Bruckmann & Kreyenborg Granuliertechnik GmbH companies.
  • SAP acquires enterprise multichannel e-commerce company hybrisJones Day advised SAP AG in connection with its acquisition of hybris AG.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • September 19, 2019
      Accommodating Data Subjects When They Exercise Their Rights, IAPP Data Protection Intensive
    • September 17-18, 2019,
      European Data Protection (CIPP/E Training)
    • November 14, 2018
      The EU General Data Protection Regulation, Lecture at the Jones Day Course at Beijing University
    • September 19, 2018
      Accomodating data subjects when they exercise their rights, IAPP Data Protection Intensive: Deutschland 2018
    • September 18, 2018
      The DPO’s place in the organization, IAPP Data Protection Intensive: Deutschland 2018
    • September 18, 2018
      Keynote speaker, IAPP Data Protection Intensive: Deutschland 2018
    • July 24, 2018
      Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks – What you should and should not do, IAPP KnowledgeNet
    • May 16, 2018
      Life Science Seminar, Digital Health: The Life Sciences Industry Meets the Internet of Things & eHealth
    • May 15, 2018
      Life Science Seminar, GDPR: Hot topics for the life science industry
    • January 2018
      The ePrivacy Regulation, Jones Day MCLE University
    • January 2018
      The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Jones Day MCLE University
    • January 2018
      Cybersecurity: Managing Evolving Risks, Jones Day MCLE University
    • October 23, 2017
      How to Prepare for the GDPR for Japanese Companies
    • September 14, 2017
      Introduction to the GDPR - Top 10 Implementation Issues for Companies
    • June 12, 2017
      Fully Connected, Fully Liable? Cybersecurity: Risks and Pitfalls (Be Prepared and Watch Your Smartphones - Live Hacking Demonstration!)
    • May 31, 2017
      HR Data Processing Under the GDPR - How Companies Need to Prepare IAPP KnowledgeNet
    • April 25, 2017
      GDPR Workshop: Best Practices for Implementing the EU General Data Protection Regulation, Jones Day Seminar
    • April 24, 2017
      GDPR Workshop: Best Practices for Implementing the EU General Data Protection Regulation, Jones Day Seminar
    • April 5, 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)
    • November 28, 2016
      Advanced Training for Data Protection Officers on "International Data Transfer: EU Standard Contractual Clauses and Privacy Shield", German Federal Association of Data Protection Officers (Berufsverband der Datenschutzbeauftragten Deutschlands (BvD) e.V.)
    • October 5, 2016
      IT and Data Protection, VAB Seminar: Foreign Banks in Germany - New Challenges and New Chances
    • September 28, 2016
      EU Privacy Laws and Implications for Implementing Health & Safety Programs, European Union Health, Safety & Environment Forum
    • August 2, 2016
      A Briefing on the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield
    • July 1, 2016
      Recent Developments Concerning Privacy in the EU: How to Prepare for the Upcoming General Data Protection Regulation and What is the Current Status of Rules for the International Transfer of Personal Data
    • June 30, 2016
      Recent Developments concerning Data in the EU, EMA of Commercially Confidential Information (Clinical Data) and New Rules for the International Transfer of Personal Data
    • May 3, 2016
      EU/U.S. Privacy Shield and International Data Transfers: Insights from the Regulator, IAPP KnowledgeNet
    • April 29, 2016
      International Data Transfers (Internationale Datentransfers), Practice Days Data Protection (Praxistage Datenschutz)
    • April 14, 2016
      Everything new - the update on data protection (Alles neu - das Update zum Datenschutz), Jones Day Banking & Finance Seminar
    • December 1, 2015
      The new General Data Protection Regulation: Anticipating Compliance Roundtable, moderator
    • October 22, 2015
      PLI Seminars: European Court of Justice Strikes Down Safe Harbor: What it Means for Transatlantic Businesses
    • October 14 and 15, 2015
      Advanced Training for Data Protection Officers on "International Data Transfer", German Federal Association of Data Protection Officers (Referentin der Fortbildungsveranstaltung des Berufsverbands der Datenschutzbeauftragten Deutschlands (BvD) e.V. zu "Internationaler Datentransfer")
    • October 7, 2015
      EU–U.S. Safe Harbor Program: What Does the Invalidation Mean to Your Business?
    • September 23, 2015
      "Data Protection - Current challenges for Banks" (Datenschutz - Aktuelle Herausforderungen für Banken), Practice seminar of the Association of Foreign Banks in Germany (Praxisseminar des Verbands der Auslandsbanken in Deutschland e.V.): Presentation on "Final spurt for the General Data Protection Regulation" (Endspurt für die Datenschutzgrundverordnung)
    • May 21, 2015
      Global Cybersecurity Perspectives, panelist, Cybersecurity Law Institute, Georgetown University Law Center
    • May 12, 2015
      Munich IAPP KnowledgeNet: Big Data in the Health Care Industry
    • February 24, 2015
      Atlanta IAPP KnowledgeNet: EU Privacy Update
    • December 3, 2014
      Taskforce AG Expert Dialog: Presentation on "The new IT security requirements for companies" (Die neuen IT-Sicherheitsanforderungen für Unternehmen")
    • November 13, 2014
      Jones Day Banking & Finance Seminar "New IT Security Act - What is important for banks?" (Neues IT-Sicherheitsgesetz vorgestellt – was ist wichtig für Banken?)
    • October 28, 2014
      Advanced Training for Data Protection Officers on "International Data Transfer", German Federal Association of Data Protection Officers (Referentin der Fortbildungsveranstaltung des Berufsverbands der Datenschutzbeauftragten Deutschlands (BvD) e.V. zu "Internationaler Datentransfer")
    • August 5, 2014
      Big Data Across the Atlantic - U.S. and E.U. Perspectives, Practising Law Institute
    • May 15, 2014
      European Labor & Employment Conference 2014: Managing Today’s Employment Relationships Across Europe
    • March 13, 2014
      International Data Security and Privacy Protection, panelist, 18th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute
    • October 16, 2013
      Advanced Training for Data Protection Officers on "International Data Transfer", German Federal Association of Data Protection Officers (Referentin der Fortbildungsveranstaltung des Berufsverbands der Datenschutzbeauftragten Deutschlands (BvD) e.V. zu "Internationaler Datentransfer")
    • September 17, 2013
      Is privacy ruining the game? "Dos and Don'ts" for banks in the social web (Spielverderber Datenschutz? "Dos and Don'ts" für Banken im Social Web), IBM event "Bank & Future"
    • September 2, 2013
      Lecture on International Data Transfer (Vorlesung Internationaler Datentransfer), Summer Law School of the Ruhr-University Bochum and Jones Day
    • June 27, 2013
      Data Protection in the Social Web: Are Business Opportunities Hampered by Data Protection Laws? (Datenschutz im Social Web: Behindert das Datenschutzrecht Geschäftschancen?), PASS business talk: Social Web for Companies
    • October 4, 2012
      German Labor & Employment Seminar
    • September 20-22, 2012
      International Federation of Computer Law Associations (IFCLA) 2012 Conference Bar Camp "Cloud Computing", moderator
    • March 23, 2012
      Legal issues relating to Cloud Computing (Rechtsfragen des Cloud Computing), Munich Network Seminar
    • September 22, 2011
      Ein unlösbarer Konflikt – US-Zugriffsrechte auf innerhalb und außerhalb der USA befindliche Daten und datenschutzrechtliche Konsequenzen (An unsolvable dilemma – US access rights to data located within the US and outside of the US and consequences arising thereof under data protection law), IT-Gesprächskreis
    • May 19, 2011
      Cloud Computing Workshop, Client Compliance Day
    • October 21, 2010
      Presentation on data protection issues and participation in the expert panel on IT security and data protection, Salesforce.com Cloudforce
    • September 28, 2010
      Cloud Computing Workshop: Die Wolken lichten sich (the clouds are clearing), Client Seminar
    • April 16, 2010
      Cloud Computing Workshop: Die Wolken lichten sich (the clouds are clearing), Munich Network Seminar
    • 2007-2008
      Various lectures regarding the use of IP rights as means of financing; inter alia, doing a roadshow in five major German cities together with cooperation partners PATEV and Brand Rating (leading valuation firms for patents and trademarks)
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