In this episode of Connect On Tech, your host ​Brian Hengesbaugh is joined by Julia Kaufmann, a partner at Baker McKenzie in Munich. In this episode, you will learn about:

  • The Planet49 case and the ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union
  • Broader implications this case has beyond sweepstakes operators, how it will impact all website operators, and the huge elements of change in regards to cookies and affirmative consent
  • Open questions following the case
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Brian provides advice on global data privacy, data protection, cybersecurity, digital media, direct marketing information management, and other legal and regulatory issues. He is Chair of Baker McKenzie's Global Data Privacy and Security group.


Julia advises both German and international companies on all legal issues related to information technology, sourcing, data privacy and data protection, e-commerce, marketing and matters related to Internet and media law. She assists international online businesses with regard to commercial issues as well as compliance with consumer protection and data privacy law.