Firm partner and data privacy department lead Mihai Buciuman has obtained the prestigious Certified Information Privacy Professional Europe (CIPP/E) certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). The firm's data privacy practitioners have also applied for membership in the IAPP.
Vasile & Buciuman | Attorneys have had a fruitful first months in the data privacy domain, the incorporation of the law firm in april 2018 almost coinciding with the entry into force of the GDPR.
In the last few months the team has implemented over 15 data privacy compliance analyses and documentation projects and acts as Data Privacy Officer for two major Bucharest medical services suppliers.
Overall, the majority of business has come from small and medium enterprises, a sector that needs friendly and business oriented GDPR implementation advice but which has not yet fully covered by experienced privacy professionals.
Aside from providing accessible consultancy to everyday businesses, the law firm plans to use their expertise in order to bring deep insights to data-intensive undertakings right from a product development or start-up stage, ensuring that data privacy and security considerations are built into the products by design and by default.