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Attorney and Head of Information Technology and Compliance at ECIJA office in Barcelona. Carlos Pérez has a professional background of more than 25 years advising leading Spanish and International companies on matters related to information technology, telecommunication, intellectual property, privacy law and compliance regulations. Carlos Pérez has developed great part of his career in Landwell – PwC Tax & Legal Services, where he joined in 1998. In PwC he has been partner and Head of the Information Technology Department of the firm in Spain. Carlos Perez has obtained an LLB in Law from University of Barcelona, MBA from ESADE Business School in Barcelona and associated professor at the same School in its Intellectual Property and Information Society Masters; also he has the International CISA Certification, as qualified information technology systems’ auditor by the ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association).
Carlos Pérez has vast experience in all types of matters related to information technology and telecommunication law, having advised top level public and private organizations on data protection, intellectual property, telecommunications, IT outsourcing, Internet, social networks, e-commerce and online marketing issues. Additionally he has advised one of the first Spanish banks on the drafting of its Binding Corporate Rules regarding its international data transfers across the multinational group structure.
Carlos Perez advises to national and international clients, from all sectors of the economy, in Spanish, Catalan and English.
Carlos Pérez has played an active role during his professional career in the elaboration process of numerous regulations related to new laws in technology, in particular, related to the Spanish data protection Act, intellectual property Act and Information Society Act.
Co-author of the Memento of New Technologies Law, Editorial Lefebvre – El Derecho (2017)
Author of the Spanish chapter on the data protection comparative law guide: ‘The International Comparative Legal Guide to Data Protection Law 2014 – Spain Chapter’. ICLG Legal Group.
Selected among the best IT lawers in Spain by Chambers & Partners.
Selected as one of the best lawyers in Information Technology and Data Protection law in the Spanish market by the prestigious international rankings Legal 500 and Best Lawyers.
“In software he is probably one of the most experienced lawyers in Spain.” Chambers Europe 2019