Our expertise

Our global team has cutting-edge expertise in data protection and information security regulation and implementation in our jurisdictions of BVI, Bermuda, Cayman, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Jersey, Mauritius and Seychelles. They also have practical experience advising clients on pan-jurisdiction data protection matters on a global basis, including the interaction between local legislation and GDPR. We work frequently with local government, regulators and industry bodies to develop responses to the challenges of globalisation and regulation, with a focus on producing effective solutions for clients. Our team sit on various legislative and industry working parties, such that where decisions on strategy and new legislation are being made, we are involved.

Our team routinely offer thoughts and guidance via blogs and briefing notes on the important issues affecting clients and provide bespoke training and support to match their needs. In July 2020, we launched our own Data Protection Guide. Appleby’s Offshore Data Protection Guide provides a detailed overview of the privacy and cyber security regimes in eight of the world’s largest offshore jurisdictions with quick linked answers to some of the most business critical issues. A number of our team also sit on our global Technology and Innovation Group and have contributed jurisdictional chapters to global guides on data protection law.

We offer advice to clients on all aspects of data protection and information management compliance, including:

  • Privacy Policies and Notices
  • Privacy impact assessments (including technology issues)
  • Data collection and capture
  • Marketing and Direct Marketing
  • Cross-border data transfers
  • Data quality management
  • Data retention policies
  • Data Protection Officers
  • Shared service agreements
  • Fund and Managed Company administration agreements
  • Cloud service provider agreements
  • Data processing agreements
  • Supply chain management and outsourcing
  • Issues affecting data centres
  • Data in the insurance and reinsurance industry
  • All aspects of Human Resources data management
  • Data subject access requests
  • Big data and data analytics (including use of profiling and anonymisation/aggregation principles)
  • Digital identity, authentication and biometrics
  • Responding to data requests from foreign authorities, law enforcement agencies and regulators
  • Complaints and enforcement issues
  • Data Breach response procedures
  • Tailored training
  • Cybersecurity
Appleby Data Protection Guide
26 May 2020

Data Protection Guide 2022: Bermuda

Data Protection Guide 2022: Bermuda. With data protection laws in more than 120 countries around the...

Contributors: Sally Penrose
26 May 2020

Data Protection Guide 2022: British Virgin Islands

Data Protection Guide 2022: BVI. With data protection laws in more than 120 countries around the wor...

26 May 2020

Data Protection Guide 2022: Cayman Islands

Data Protection Guide 2022: Cayman Islands. With data protection laws in more than 120 countries aro...

26 May 2020

Data Protection Guide 2022: Guernsey

Data Protection Guide 2022: Guernsey. With data protection laws in more than 120 countries around th...

Contributors: Richard Sheldon
26 May 2020

Data Protection Guide 2022: Isle of Man

Data Protection Guide 2022: Isle of Man. With data protection laws in more than 120 countries around...

26 May 2020

Data Protection Guide 2022: Jersey

Data Protection Guide 2022: Jersey. With data protection laws in more than 120 countries around the ...

Contributors: Paul Worsnop
26 May 2020

Data Protection Guide 2022: Mauritius

Data Protection Guide 2022: Mauritius. With data protection laws in more than 120 countries around t...

Contributors: Melissa Virahsawmy
26 May 2020

Data Protection Guide 2022: Seychelles

Data Protection Guide 2022: Seychelles. With data protection laws in more than 120 countries around ...

Contributors: Jyotika Kaushik
Our Experts

Fiona Chan

Partner: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 2905 5760
E Email Fiona

Richard Field

Partner: Guernsey

T +44 (0)1481 755 610
E Email Richard

Andrew Jowett

Group Partner: BVI, Jersey

T +1 (284) 393 5316
E Email Andrew

Claire Milne WS

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 698
E Email Claire

Malcolm Moller

Group Managing Partner: Mauritius, Seychelles, Shanghai

T +230 203 4301
E Email Malcolm

Caren Pegg

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 636
E Email Caren

Richard Sheldon

Group Partner*: Guernsey, Jersey

T +44 (0)1481 755 904
E Email Richard

Peter Colegate

Partner, Global Head of Technology & Innovation : Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2745
E Email Peter

Share
Twitter LinkedIn Email Save as PDF
Sector Latest
20 May 2022

Lasting Powers of Attorney

The long-awaited Capacity (Lasting Powers of Attorney) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Ordinance, 2022 (LPA ...

27 Jan 2022

Data Privacy Week – Your Data, Your Choice

This week is Data Privacy Week, an occasion championed by the National Cybersecurity Alliance, the A...

27 Jan 2022 | News

Appleby Strengthens and Expands Dispute Resolution Team in Guernsey

Leading offshore law firm Appleby is delighted to welcome Shelley de Klerk to the Guernsey team.

Contributors: Shelley de Klerk
28 Oct 2021

BVI – Protecting Personal Data: Are You Prepared?

The BVI Data Protection Act, 2021 (DPA) came into force on 9 July 2021. Drafted around a set of EU-...

Contributors: Peter Colegate
27 Jan 2021

Levies, registration and all that jazz

Regulatory markets evolve at various speeds and the data protection regime is one example of a marke...

11 Dec 2020 | News

Appleby Hong Kong Partner Fiona Chan named as “Lawyer of the year for Offshore” at the Women in Business Law Awards 2020

Fiona Chan, has been recognised as “Lawyer of the Year for Offshore” at the Women in Business La...

10 Dec 2020 | News

Appleby Ranked Tier 1 in Chambers’ Inaugural Offshore FinTech Guide

Chambers and Partners has published its first-ever Offshore FinTech ranking, naming Appleby as a Tie...

1 Dec 2020

Technology and Innovation Guide 2022 – Seychelles

As the pace of technological change accelerates, so too does the legal and regulatory landscape. The...