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Anne-Michèle Goris

Junior Associate

CMS DeBacker
Chaussée de La Hulpe 178
1170 Brussels
Languages Dutch, French, English

Anne-Michèle joined CMS in 2016, where she mainly focuses on data protection, IT, media & telecom and general commercial law. In these areas, she advises and assists both national and multinational clients in many different matters. This includes drafting of agreements (eg. cloud computing agreements, IT reseller agreements, etc.), handling complex multinational data transfers, advising clients on IT security incidents, assisting clients in negotiations (eg. negotiations on an IT/telecom outsourcing agreement), assisting clients in performing digital transformation and big data projects (anticipating the new European General Data Protection Regulation) and more.
Anne-Michèle is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E). This is a certification that is widely used by privacy professionals in the US and in Europe.
Anne-Michèle studied law at the Catholic University of Leuven, where she graduated in 2014. Anne-Michèle obtained a LL.M. degree from King’s College London in 2015.
Anne-Michèle is fluent in three languages (Dutch, French and English – both written and spoken).

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Relevant experience

  • 2015 - 2016 : Junior Associate at Holland van Gijzen Advocaten - EY
  • 2011 - 2015 : Internships at several top-tier law firms
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  • 2015 - King's College London (LL.M. International Business Law)
  • 2014 - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Master of Laws)
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Novem­ber 2017 News­let­ter
EU is­sues draft guid­ance on data breach hand­ling
A data breach is a breach of se­cur­ity lead­ing to any ac­ci­dent­al or un­law­ful de­struc­tion/loss/dis­clos­ure of or ac­cess to any per­son­al data, pos­sibly re­quir­ing no­ti­fic­a­tion to the DPA or the af­fected data sub­jects.
April 2017 News­let­ter
Bel­gian pri­vacy watch­dog gets more teeth
As from 25 May 2018, the Gen­er­al Data Pro­tec­tion Le­gis­la­tion (“GDPR”) will ap­ply in European coun­tries, set­ting out a series of new pri­vacy rules. The GDPR will, among oth­er changes, have a dir­ect ef­fect on the func­tion­ing of in­de­pend­ent su­per­vis­ory au­thor­it­ies.
Leg­al pre­ci­sion in data pro­tec­tion