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Marisa Martos

Marisa Martos

Marisa began her career as a lawyer in Criminal and Civil Law in 1994, co-founding the G&M Law Firm in Barcelona. She was also a Public Defender at the Illustrious Bar Association of Sabadell in Criminal Law and Juvenile Criminal Law. In 1999 she began her career in Commercial Law. After residing for a few years in London, where she specialized in International Commercial Law and Competition Law, she coordinated the Commercial Department of the M&S Law Firm in Barcelona and was Head of the Commercial Department of EMB Lawyers, both based in Barcelona.

In 2013 she founded the Firm VARIS ADVOCATS, in Barcelona. Marisa joined FLI in June 2013 and is responsible for the Spanish and LATAM market. Her role involves project management, communications, public relations, client and business development. Her role also covers international strategy and market research. She is a published author in Spanish Legal Mahazine, Abogacía & Empresa, where she bylined the article European Competition Law versus Non-Collusive Oligopolies.

Phone: +34 666 771 677

Email: mmartos@first-law.com

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Qualifications:

  • Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain, Bachelor in Law, 1994.
  • LLM International Commercial Law, King’s College, London, 2004

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Catalan
  • Italian

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Schrems II: Narrowing Options for Moving Data
Consumer Protection

Schrems II: Narrowing Options for Moving Data

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) delivered its judgement in “Schrems II” on July 16, 2020, invalidating one of the common methods for legally sharing personal data between entities in the EU / EEA and their affiliates or vendors in the US – the EU-US Privacy Shield program, in which more than 5300 US companies are enrolled -- and casting doubt on the future of the mechanism employed by most companies in the EEA to transfer data abroad, the EU-approved Standard Contract Clauses (“SCCs”).  Alternatives are available, but they are more limited and are also under pressure.

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