• Advising the European Commission on the legal implications of cloud computing in the 28 European Union Member States. Patrick leads a cross-border team of 30 lawyers analyzing the impact of cloud computing on the current European legal system and analyzing the need for regulatory change
  • Assisting online sports betting and online casino gaming operators when entering the Belgian gaming market
  • Advising one of the world's largest financial services providers on setting up a data protection compliant structure for verifying customer details and payments against numerous sanctions lists (for example, known terrorists, drugs traffickers etc)
  • Advising the United Nations (UNCITRAL) on legal aspects of electronic signatures to draft a new model law on the cross-border use of electronic signatures
  • Advising the European Commission on changing the regulatory landscape of technology transfer. He is leading a team of 35 lawyers (EU, US, Japan) analysing how to improve the regulatory environment for R&D in Europe
  • Advising an US software company with local branches in the Netherlands, France, Germany, Belgium and the United Kingdom on setting up a legally compliant data processing system for HR and CRM data
  • Advising an international beverage company on preparing international data transfer agreements relating to the transfer of personal data to the United States
  • Advising an international search engine on its privacy strategy in Europe. This entailed preparing the national data processing notifications of the European branches
  • Advising two international mobile telecommunications operators on the legal issues relating to mobile gaming, including electronic payments and tax aspects
  • Advised an European mobile phone operator on the implementation of a mobile payment system. Typical problems encountered included whether the electronic payment system would fall under the scope of the European e-Money Directive and thus oblige the operator to set up a new legal entity