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Paul is a global privacy, data protection and information security professional and is an attorney admitted to the Bars of the District of Columbia (DC-USA), New York (NY-USA) and the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). He received the Association of Corporate Counsel’s “Top 10 30-Somethings” 2018 award, was named a "Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazer" by the National Law Journal and an "Innovative Corporate Counsel" by Law 360. Paul is a Certified Information Privacy Professional, with concentrations in Asian law (CIPP/A), US law (CIPP/US), European law (CIPP/E) and Canadian law (CIPP/C). He is also a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and a Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT). He was an Associate Professor at the University of Cergy-Pontoise in France and an attorney at major international law firms (Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Allen & Overy and Linklaters). He graduated from the University of Paris-Sorbonne (France) with a Master's degree in Business Law and a postgraduate degree in Private and Public Economic Law. He also holds A Master of Laws degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School (USA) and a Certificate in Business and Public Policy from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

 

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Posted by Paul Lanois on Fri, 17 Apr 2020 10:25:00 EDT in
The European ratings board, known as Pan European Game Information (PEGI), has launched a new rating to inform users when a video game includes 'lootboxes' – or “paid random items”.


The past few days have been incredibly packed in terms of developments relating to video game law in the United States. Let's take a look at each of these cases to better understand what game developers can or cannot do.


Posted by Paul Lanois on Mon, 27 Jan 2020 10:38:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, VR
On 21 January 2020, the UK’s data protection watchdog, the Information Commissioner's Office, published a set of design standards for Internet services, which are intended to help protect the privacy and safety of children online.