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Jürg Schneider

Jürg Schneider

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Walder Wyss Ltd.
Switzerland

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Jürg Schneider is a partner at Walder Wyss and head of our Lausanne Office. His practice areas include Information Technology, Data Protection, and Outsourcing. He regularly advises both Swiss and international firms on comprehensive licensing, development, system integration, and global outsourcing projects. He has deep and extensive experience in the fields of data protection, information security, and e-commerce, with a particular focus on transborder and international contexts. In addition, Jürg Schneider regularly publishes and lectures on ICT topics and is a member of several professional organisations. He is a member of the board of directors of the International Technology Law Association and former co-chair of its data protection committee. Jürg Schneider is listed in Chambers Europe, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal TMT.

Jürg Schneider was educated at the University of Neuchâtel (lic. iur. 1992, Dr. iur. 1999). He has previously worked as a research assistant at the University of Neuchâtel, as a trainee at the legal department of the Canton of Neuchâtel, and in a Neuchâtel law firm.

Jürg Schneider speaks German, French, and English. He is registered with the Vaud Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all of Switzerland.

Bar Admissions

He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all of Switzerland.
Areas of Practice

Art, Entertainment & Sports | Corporate Crime & Investigations | Data Protection | Healthcare & Life Science | Healthcare & Life Sciences | Information Technology & Telecommunications | Intellectual Property & Technology Transfer | Media & Communications | Outsourcing | Trade & Distribution

Articles

Revised Telecoms Legislation Enters Into Force
Walder Wyss Ltd., January 2021

Parliament has revised the federal telecoms legislation – in particular, the Federal Telecommunications Act (TCA) and its various implementing ordinances. These revised regulations entered into force on 1 January 2021. The revision of the telecoms legislation brings about several fundamental changes that affect consumers as well as telecoms service providers (TSPs) and telecoms operators...

Implementation of 2018-2022 National Strategy for the Protection of Switzerland Against Cyber Risks – Quarterly Report
Walder Wyss Ltd., November 2020

On 19 October 2020 the Federal Council's Cyber Committee adopted a report on the advancement of the 2018-2022 national strategy for the protection of Switzerland against cyber risks (2018-2022 NCS) and its gradual implementation. The report focuses mainly on the progress made in supporting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and promoting research and training...

New Swiss DLT Regulation as of 2021
Walder Wyss Ltd., October 2020

On 25 September 2020 Parliament approved new regulations for Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT).(1) The goal of this new legal framework is to further establish and increase Switzerland's reputation as a leading, innovative and sustainable location for fintech and DLT companies. DLT framework DLT allows shared data management and, in particular, shared accounting among participants that do not know or do not trust each other's identity...

Additional Articles


Illegal streaming: internet access providers not liable for third-party platforms
by Jürg Schneider and Christophe Gösken
in: "The International Law Office (ILO)" 8 March 2019


Federal Council to create new cybersecurity competence centre
by Jürg Schneider and Christophe Gösken
in: "The International Law Office (ILO)" 1 March 2019


Highlights of pre-draft Electronic Media Act
by Jürg Schneider and Annemarie Lagger
in: "The International Law Office (ILO) " 22 February 2019


New strategy for providing free access to government data
by Jürg Schneider and Christophe Gösken
in: "International Law Office" 14 December 2018


Preventive Contract Design (Gestaltung von Change Management, Governance und Konflikteskalation in IT-Projekten)
Speakers: Jürg Schneider and Dr. Wolfgang Straub
Digitalisierung und IT - Vertragsgestaltung, Daten und Haftung (Universität St. Gallen)
Zurich 16 November 2018


Conformité RGPD: les défis juridiques
by Jürg Schneider
in: "Tribune de Genève & 24Heures " 19 October 2018


Federal Council publishes new Digital Switzerland strategy
by Jürg Schneider and Hugh Reeves
www.internationallawoffice.com
London October 2018


The Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Law Review - Chapter 23: Switzerland
by Jürg Schneider, Monique Sturny and Hugh Reeves
in: "International Law Review" Fifth Edition, pp. 317-337


Government recommendations for IT resilience and cybersecurity
by Jürg Schneider and Hugh Reeves
www.internationallawoffice.com
London September 2018


Swiss telecoms regulator launches 5G radio frequency awards process
by Jürg Schneider and Hugh Reeves
www.internationallawoffice.com
London August 2018


Data Security and Cybercrime in Switzerland
by Jürg Schneider, Martin Zobl and Hugh Reeves
in: "www.lexology.com" 29 June 2018


Cybersecurity - Switzerland 2018
by Michael Isler, Jürg Schneider and Hugh Reeves
in: Law Business Research Limited (Editor[s]), "Getting the Deal Through"
4th Edition, 2018, p. 11


Newsletter 120: New Outsourcing Rules for Banks, Securities Dealers and Insurers
by Jürg Schneider and Thomas Müller
January 2018


The Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Law Review - Chapter 25: Switzerland
by Jürg Schneider, Monique Sturny and Hugh Reeves
in: "International Law Review" 1 December 2017, pp. 327 - 346


Revised postal and telecoms surveillance legislation
by Jürg Schneider and Hugh Reeves
http://www.internationallawoffice.com/newsletters
November 2017 (International Law Office)


Draft e-ID Act to be prepared by Summer 2018
by Jürg Schneider and Hugh Reeves
http://www.internationallawoffice.com/newsletters
November 2017


English translation of the draft of the revised Swiss Federal Data Protection Act
by Jürg Schneider, David Vasella and Hugh Reeves

October 2017


Federal Council publishes draft of revised Federal Data Protection Act
by Jürg Schneider and David Vasella
in: "International Law Office"
2017


Anforderungen und Umsetzung der DSGVO und des revidierten DSG
Speakers: Jürg Schneider and David Vasella
Datenschutz Compliance Roundtable von Walder Wyss AG
Zurich / Berne 6 April 2017


Data Security and Cybercrime in Switzerland
by Jürg Schneider, Martin Zobl and Hugh Reeves
in: "www.lexology.com" 4 April 2017


Collection, storage and transfer of data in Switzerland
by Martin Zobl, Jürg Schneider and Hugh Reeves
in: "www.lexology.com" 4 April 2017


Data security and breach notification in Switzerland
by Martin Zobl, Jürg Schneider and Hugh Reeves
in: "www.lexology.com" 4 April 2017


BYOD: Bring Your Own Device, Switzerland
co-authored by Jürg Schneider and Monique Sturny
in: "Lexology" December 2016


Security as a Service – ICT-Security Outsourcings: Anforderungen und Lösungen aus rechtlicher Sicht
Speaker: Jürg Schneider
ISSS Berner Tagung 2016
Berne 22 November 2016


Workplace Privacy Requirements: SWITZERLAND
co-authored by Jürg Schneider and Monique Sturny
in: "Bloomberg Law: Privacy & Data Security" August 2016


Bloomberg Law: Privacy & Data Security, Country Profile: Switzerland
co-authored by Jürg Schneider and Monique Sturny
http://www.bna.com/bloomberg-law-privacy-data-security/
May 2016


Sensitive Daten und Cloud Sourcing – Rechtliche Anforderungen
Speaker: Jürg Schneider
Swiss IT Sourcing Forum 2016
Lucerne 13 April 2016


Privacy Shield: Transatlantischer Datenschutz nach Schrems vs. Facebook
Speakers: Jürg Schneider and David Vasella
Zurich 7 April 2016


Data Security and Cybercrime in Switzerland
by Jürg Schneider and Martin Zobl
in: "www.lexology.com" 7 April 2016


Cybersecurity – Switzerland 2016
by Michael Isler and Jürg Schneider
in: Law Business Research Ltd. (Editor[s]), "Getting the Deal Through"
2nd Edition, London 2016, p. 5


The Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Law Review – Chapter 25: Switzerland
co-authored by Jürg Schneider and Monique Sturny
in: Raul (Editor[s]), "International Law Review"
3rd Edition, London 2016, pp. 332–404


The Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Law Review – Chapter 24: Switzerland
co-authored by Jürg Schneider and Monique Sturny
in: Raul (Editor[s]), "International Law Review"
2nd Edition, 2015, pp. 315–396


Newsletter Special Edition: Data Transfers from Switzerland to the US post-Safe Harbor – Overview and guidelines from a Swiss perspective
by Jürg Schneider and Monique Sturny
November 2015


Kommentar zu Art. 10–15 BGÖ
co-authored by Julia Bhend and Jürg Schneider
in: Maurer-Lambrou Blechta (Editor[s]), "Basler Kommentar zu Datenschutzgesetz und Öffentlichkeitsgesetz"
3. Auflage, Basel 2014, pp. 791–844


Google Street View in der Schweiz – Anmerkung zu Schweizerisches Bundesgericht 31. Mai 2012, 1C_230/2011
co-authored by Jürg Schneider and Oliver M. Kunz
in: "Medien und Recht International" 1–2/2012, pp. 43–51


Referat zum Thema Nutzung von IT in Anwaltskanzleien
Speakers: Jürg Schneider and Wolfgang Straub
ALL CONSULTING Kundenevent
Radisson Blu Hotel, Zurich Flughafen 21 June 2012


Newsletter 102: Revision of Unfair Competition Act
by Jürg Schneider and Ahmet Kut
January 2012


Rechtliche Anforderungen an die Informationssicherheit – Haftungsprävention in der Praxis
Speaker: Jürg Schneider
18. Fachmesse für Sicherheit 2011, Messe Zürich
Zurich 16 November 2011


Rechtliche Anforderungen an die Zutritts- und Zeiterfassung: Was ist erlaubt?
Speaker: Jürg Schneider
SES-Fachtagung
Zurich 21 June 2011


Anmerkung zu Schweizerisches Bundesverwaltungsgericht, Urteil vom 30. März 2011, A-7040/2009, Eidgenössischer Datenschutz- und Öffentlichkeitsbeauftragter EDÖB gegen Google
co-authored by Oliver M. Kunz and Jürg Schneider
in: "Medien und Recht International" 2/2011, pp. 49–60


E-Discovery and Data Privacy – Chapter on Switzerland
co-authored by Jürg Schneider, Ueli Sommer and Michael Cartier
in: Catrien Noorda/Stefan Hanloser (Editor[s]), "E-Discovery and Data Privacy – A Practical Guide"
The Netherlands 2011, pp. 277–294


Monitoring of employees and data protection: Leeway under ordinary conditions and how to handle suspicion of data theft
Speaker: Jürg Schneider
International Technology Law Association, 2010 European Conference
Berlin 28 October 2010


Anmerkung zum Urteil des Schweizerischen Bundesgerichts vom 12. Januar 2010; Grenzüberschreitendes Satellitenfernsehen – Werbefenster – Urheberrecht
co-authored by Lucas David and Jürg Schneider
in: "Medien und Recht International" 3–4/2010, pp. 114–115


EmploymentNews 13: Datenschutzrechtliche Registrierungspflicht von Personaldossiers?
by Ueli Sommer, Jürg Schneider and Dominic Steffen
March 2009


Processing of personal data for marketing purposes – «the dos and don'ts»
Speaker: Jürg Schneider
Datenschutz – Kundendaten nutzen und schützen, Tagung des Europa Instituts an der Universität Zürich
Zürich 28 January 2009


Personendaten-Transfer in die USA
by Jürg Schneider
in: "digma, Zeitschrift für Datenrecht und Informationssicherheit" 3/2009, pp. 126–127


Informationssicherheit in der IT und persönliche Haftung der Verwaltungsräte
by Jürg Schneider
in: "Zeitschrift für Schweizerisches Recht, Beiheft 48 (ZSR Beiheft)" 2008


Internet Service Provider im Spannungsfeld zwischen Fernmeldegeheimnis und Mitwirkungspflichten bei der Überwachung des E-Mail-Verkehrs über das Internet
by Jürg Schneider
in: "Aktuelle Juristische Praxis (AJP)" 2/2005, pp. 179–192


Haften Manager bei Lücken in der Informationssicherheit?
by Jürg Schneider
in: "IT Business" 1/2005, pp. 76–77


Rechtliche Grundlagen der Informationssicherheit
by Ulrich Moser
co-authored by Jürg Schneider and Didier Sangiorgio
in: "Information Security – Was Manager wissen müssen"
Rheinfelden 2003, pp. 89–101


Le capital social initial de la société à responsabilité limitée – Etude du droit suisse en vigueur et de l'avant-projet de révision du droit de la société à responsabilité limitée d'avril 1999
by Jürg Schneider
Zurich 2000


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