Dr. Axel Spies has advised clients for many years on various international issues, including licensing, competition, corporate issues, and new technologies such as cloud computing and international telecommunications licensing. He counsels on international data protection (EU General Data Protection Regulation), international data transfers and compliance, healthcare, technology licensing, ediscovery, and equity purchases. As a long-time correspondent and co-publisher of the German Journal of Data Protection (ZD) and European telecoms journal MultiMedia & Law (MMR), Dr. Spies is frequently quoted in the media for his telecommunications and privacy knowledge.
Dr. Spies has participated in various international transactions, including projects in Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, and Poland. He is a native speaker of German and also speaks English, French, Russian, Dutch, and Italian.
Recognized, Data: Telecoms & Media, Who’s Who Legal (2017–2019)