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Sean G. McWeeney Jr.

Sean G. McWeeney Jr.

Associate

Profile

Sean McWeeney Jr. is an Associate in the firm’s Financial Services, Private Client, Trusts and Estates Practice Group.

Sean’s practice is focused primarily on cyberlaw, data protection and privacy compliance, software and technology contracts, media, and e-commerce; extending also to non-contentious estate planning, energy, and family matters.

Recent engagements include:

  • Providing advice to several companies and individuals in connection with local emergency Covid-19 laws.
  • Preparing an opinion on the legality of electronic signatures and international data transfers.
  • Preparing and revising media production contracts for a local company.
  • Advising a foreign digital payment platform on local data protection and tax law.
  • Preparing a memo on digital assets for a local financial institution.
  • Revising a cloud contract and electronic services agreement for a local bank.
  • Drafting a GDPR-compliant website privacy policy for a local organisation.
  • Providing advice on environmental law for a multinational corporation.
  • Advising a foreign e-commerce platform on local tax, employment and company laws.
  • Assisting with an ongoing divorce matters involving substantial assets in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Assisting in the drafting of a pre-nuptial agreement.
  • Completion of regulatory surveys on a variety of topics including data protection, entertainment, privacy, employment, electronic commerce and marriage.

Bar Admissions

  • Bar of England and Wales, 2018
  • The Bahamas Bar, 2018

Education

BA Anthropology – Concordia University, Canada
LLB (Hons) – University of Sussex, UK
Bar Professional Training Course – City, University of London, UK
Professional Career

Professional Associations

Bahamas Bar Association


The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn


International Association of Privacy Professionals


International Association of Young Lawyers




Articles

Estate Planning Vehicles for Vulnerable Clients
Graham Thompson, May 2020

There is no statutory definition or guideline as to who ‘vulnerable clients’ are. As such, for our purposes, vulnerable clients can include (but are not limited to): The elderly (persons over the age of 65). Children (persons under the age of 18). Individuals who are incapacitated. Individuals at risk of physical harm (e.g. in domestic violence scenarios). Pregnant women. Individuals with mental or physical disabilities...

Information Privacy and COVID-19
Graham Thompson, March 2020

In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, the business community is faced with unprecedented threats to their cyber-infrastructure and data. Sensitive data, in particular, will be vulnerable to security breaches as a result of reduced human power under emergency legislation. Moreover, criminal hackers will be looking to capitalize on such vulnerabilities at a time like this...

Additional Articles

Estate Planning Vehicles for Vulnerable Clients, May 2020


Information Privacy and COVID-19, March 2020


5 Data Privacy Tips for #DataPrivacyDay2020, January 2020


“Enforceability of Ante-nuptial and Post-nuptial Agreements in The Bahamas”. GT News & Insights Volume 1, Issue 6, October 2019


 



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