Ieuan Jolly advises on a wide variety of international privacy, technology and digital media matters, with a particular emphasis on regulatory issues impacting pioneering communication strategies and data optimization techniques. Mr. Jolly counsels clients in the technology, communications, financial services and healthcare sectors on their integrated marketing and social media initiatives, agency services agreements and vendor and strategic partnerships.
Mr. Jolly has received international recognition in the legal directories and industry publications as a leading commercial lawyer. The Legal 500 recognizes his “international expertise, impressive knowledge and commercial approach”; and he is singled out in Chambers Global, The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business as a “stellar attorney” who provides “practical, deep knowledge on privacy matters and is realistic.” Most recently he was honored in the prestigious 40 Under 40 list by Crain's New York Business, which described Jolly as “part of a small cadre of people shaping global privacy law.”
Mr. Jolly has extensive experience in the privacy arena and provides strategic direction on maximizing value and use from data and information management practices across interactive media platforms. He specializes in advising on the cutting edge privacy implications of new communication strategies, specialized applications, media-specific regulations, location targeting and information sharing. He advises clients on pan-European and U.S. data privacy and security issues as well as information security risks and mitigation strategies. He is a member of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Data Privacy Subgroup – a private sector adviser to the United States Delegation. Internationally, Mr. Jolly spearheads a global compliance program for the firm’s clients with operations outside of the U.S., enabling the seamless international data transfer among clients’ affiliates and business partners worldwide. He has provided training and advice on global privacy compliance to multi-national companies and he performs multi-jurisdictional audits. He provides clients with bespoke “Compliance Kits” covering internal and customer-facing privacy and direct marketing policies, cross-border data privacy compliance protocols including inter-group and third-party transfer agreements, employee surveillance, website terms and conditions, and other information security protocols. He conducts privacy assessments of clients’ online and offline information collection, use, and disclosure practices, including analysis of data flows, privacy notices, and vendor contracts.
In the area of data security, Mr. Jolly regularly works with clients on corporate risk management, assessment of data security practices and the development and implementation of effective information security programs. He has a deep understanding of the technology and systems to manage risks and he advises on the development of robust controls to mitigate information security lapses, utilizing incident management and response procedures.
Mr. Jolly combines international privacy expertise with extensive experience in the complementary areas of technology and communications law, outsourcing and interactive media. He counsels clients on a wide range of complex technology transactions and sourcing arrangements, systems integration, telecommunications procurement, cloud computing, SaaS and data center transactions.
In the field of digital media and communications, Mr. Jolly advises clients on the global distribution, licensing and exploitation of content across interactive media platforms. His clients have included broadcasters, mobile operators, app developers and Internet service providers. In the e-commerce arena, he advises clients on the establishment of interactive electronic platforms and the licensing of information technology and broadband projects. He advises clients on all aspects of contracting online, supply and distribution agreements, website hosting arrangements and IT procurement.