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Cédric Burton is a leader in Wilson Sonsini’s Brussels office, where he co-leads the firm’s global privacy and cybersecurity practice and leads the EU data protection team. He assists clients of all sizes with regard to privacy and data protection, information technology, data security, advertising and marketing, and e-commerce laws.
Cédric has developed substantial experience in advising companies on all facets of global, European and Belgian privacy and data protection law. His privacy and data protection practice covers all sectors and includes a wide range of activities, such as defining global pan-European strategies for compliance, developing creative and practical advice on unsettled topics, such as online profiling and behavioural advertising, counselling clients on how to resolve or mitigate risks relating to conflicts between EU data protection law and foreign requirements, and representing clients in their dealings with the European Commission and other major regulatory bodies.
Cédric has authored many articles on privacy and data protection law and speaks regularly on data protection-related topics. Prior to Wilson Sonsini, he worked as a research fellow in privacy and data protection law at the Research Center on IT and Law (CRID) of the University of Namur (Belgium) and at the Center on Law and Information Policy at Fordham University (New York).
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