Dr. Undinevon Diemar

Partner

Munich + 49.89.20.60.42.200

With more than 15 years of experience, Undine von Diemar advises clients across all industry sectors on their most critical data protection matters, including incident response, internal investigations, international data transfers, and global compliance projects. She defends clients in proceedings before authorities and courts and has a strong track record advising clients on data protection issues in M&A transactions. Drawing on her long-standing data protection and IT experience, she works closely with clients to successfully structure and execute technology transactions related to cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence (AI), and e-health. She also leads Jones Day's European Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Protection Practice.

Undine advises ICANN in Europe and globally on all data protection requirements relevant to ICANN. She is lead counsel for ICANN in its engagements with data protection authorities and legislators and represents ICANN in negotiations with registrars and registries. Undine has counseled well-known international companies on responding effectively to cyber attacks and data breaches, including engaging with law enforcement authorities and handling notification obligations. She has advised on privacy requirements in SAP's acquisitions of Qualtrics, Gigya, Concur, and hybris. She is also advising a well-known provider of AI-based IT security solutions on all relevant aspects of EU data protection law.

Undine is a member of the European Advisory Board of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). As instructor for the IAPP CIPP/E certification, she regularly provides training courses to the privacy community.

Experience

  • FleetCor acquires PlugsurfingJones Day advised FleetCor Technologies, Inc. in the acquisition of Plugsurfing, a leading European electric vehicle (EV) software and network provider.
  • EcoVadis acquires ecotrekJones Day advised EcoVadis SAS, the purpose-led 27th French unicorn whose mission is to provide globally trusted business sustainability ratings, in connection with its acquisition of ecotrek, a sustainability data mining startup focusing on automated supplier monitoring for the entire supply chain based on publicly available data points.
  • Plastic Omnium acquires ams OSRAM Automotive Lighting Systems from ams OSRAM GroupJones Day advised Plastic Omnium in the acquisition of the Automotive Lighting Systems (AMLS) business of ams OSRAM Group in a highly complex international carve-out transaction.
  • Portage Ventures (Sagard) leads $15 million Series A funding round of getquinJones Day represented Portage Ventures (Sagard), with participation from Horizons Ventures, embedded/capital and sino AG and angel investors such as N26 founder Maximilian Tayenthal and Scalable Capital founder Erik Podzuweit, in the $15 million Series A financing round of getquin, a social network for discussing and analyzing stocks, cryptocurrencies, and other investment opportunities.
  • Ahlström Capital BV and Nidoco AB invest in the Decor business of Ahlstrom-MunksjöJones Day is advising Ahlström Capital BV and Nidoco AB in the acquisition of the Decor business of Ahlstrom-Munksjö.
  • ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE’s investment arm SevenVentures invests in GroverJones Day advised SevenVentures, the investment arm of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, in its investment in Grover, the leading consumer-tech subscription platform.
  • Cenntro Electric Group acquires majority interest in Tropos Motors Europe GmbHJones Day advised Cenntro Electric Group Limited, a leading EV technology company with advanced, market-validated electric commercial vehicles, in the acquisition of a 65% equity interest in Tropos Motors Europe GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mosolf SE & Co. KG.
  • 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.
  • The Duchossois Group sells The Chamberlain Group LLC to BlackstoneJones Day advised The Duchossois Group, Inc. in the sale of The Chamberlain Group LLC, a global leader in smart access solutions, to private equity funds managed by Blackstone.
  • Hilti Group acquires Fieldwire for approximately $300 millionJones Day is advising the Hilti Group in its acquisition of Fieldwire, a San Francisco, California, based construction technology company specialized in construction project management software, for approximately $300 million.
  • ebase GmbH acquires securities business of Augsburger AktienbankJones Day advised European Bank of Financial Services GmbH (ebase) in the acquisition of the securities business of Augsburger Aktienbank AG.
  • SAP forms strategic partnership with Dediq for financial services industriesJones Day advised SAP in the formation of SAP Fioneer, a joint venture with the Munich based investor DEDIQ GmbH whereby SAP contributed its Financial Services and Insurance Services business and DEDIQ will invest more than €500 million.
  • SevenVentures invests in GroverJones Day represented SevenVentures, the investment arm of ProSiebenSat.1 Group, in connection with its investment in Grover, Europe's market leader in consumer tech subscriptions.
  • Cooper Tire & Rubber sold to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for approximately $2.5 billion enterprise valueJones Day advised Cooper Tire & Rubber Company in its $2.5 billion sale to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.
  • Solmax acquires TenCate GeosyntheticsJones Day advised Groupe Solmax Inc. (Solmax), the global leader in the production of high-quality polyethylene geomembranes for industrial and environmental applications, and its shareholders (including institutional investors Caisse de dépot et placement du Québec and Fonds de Solidarité FTQ), in connection with Solmax’s acquisition of TenCate Geosynthetics Holding B.V., a global provider of geosynthetics and industrial fabrics, from Dutch conglomerate Koninklijke Ten Cate (Royal Ten Cate, the Netherlands), and advised on the related senior secured financing to support the acquisition.
  • SUEZ sells its SUEZ Recycling & Recovery operations to PreZeroJones Day advised the French listed company SUEZ SA in its 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.
  • Verizon acquires incubed ITJones Day advised Verizon Communications, Inc. in its acquisition of incubed IT, the creator of a software platform providing autonomous navigation tools to administer, manage, and optimize mixed fleets of robots in industrial settings.
  • Japanese online gaming developer and publisher reviews data privacy and security issues related to its online multiplayer gaming platformJones Day is advising a Japanese online gaming developer and publisher on data privacy and security issues related to its online multiplayer gaming platform that uses digital currency and subscription services for online gaming.
  • Astellas transfers DIFICLIR in Europe, Middle East, Africa, and selected CIS to Swiss Tillotts Pharma AG for €109 millionJones Day advised Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd. on the sale of distribution rights to the product "DIFICLIR" in Europe, Middle East, Africa, and selected Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries to Swiss Tillotts Pharma AG for €109 million.
  • STERIS acquires Key Surgical for approximately $850 millionJones Day advised STERIS plc (NYSE: STE) in the $850 million acquisition of Key Surgical, a leading global provider of sterile processing, operating room, and endoscopy products, and a portfolio company of Water Street Healthcare Partners, LLC.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • November 30, 2021
      New EU Proposal to Regulate AI – A "GDPR" for AI Setting a Global Standard?, German Client Conference
    • November 23, 2021
      BB conference "All crypto, or what? The brave new world of tokens" 2021
    • November 17, 2021
      No "One Size Fits All" – Responding to Employee DSRRs Across Jurisdictions, IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2021
    • October 27, 2021
      The GDPR 3 years on, Lecture at the Jones Day Course at Beijing University
    • September 15, 2021
      International Data Protection Update, IAPP Data Protection Intensive: Deutschland 2021
    • June 26, 2020
      Too much in common? (Zu viel der Gemeinsamkeit?), Kölner Tage Datenschutzrecht 2020
    • November 21, 2019
      Employee Tracking and Monitoring in Germany, U.K. and in Poland under the GDPR’, IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress
    • November 21, 2019
      Employee monitoring in Germany, Poland and the UK, IAPP Data Protection Congress
    • November 6, 2019
      The EU General Data Protection Regulation 18 Months On, Lecture at the Jones Day Course at Beijing University
    • November 6, 2019
      Developments in US privacy law, Lecture at the Jones Day Course at Beijing University
    • 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)