Ieuan works at the intersection of data and technology-enabled transactions for companies in high growth, innovation-driven markets. His data-focused practice has three key components: privacy compliance, data-driven transactions and cybersecurity. His combined experience mastering the intricacies of global privacy compliance, counseling on cybersecurity breaches and guiding the data and privacy aspects of corporate mergers, acquisitions and alliances, enables him to take a strategic commercial approach to providing a comprehensive set of data solutions. He is also regularly involved in corporate transactions assessing the valuation and vulnerabilities of data-rich companies in the context of capital market transactions, strategic investments and working with VCs, funds and private equity companies on growth and exit strategies.
Ieuan is one of the data and tech industry’s foremost legal experts and has been writing about data and technology developments for 20 years. He is editor of "Data Protection in the United States" published by Practical Law and is on Law360's Cybersecurity & Privacy Editorial Advisory Board. He has been featured in numerous articles and is regularly quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and other international media.
Kris focuses his practice on U.S. federal and state data privacy, European data privacy, data security counseling, and data breach investigation and remediation, as well as negotiating a wide range of commercial and data-related agreements. He has worked with clients to develop compliance programs in line with U.S. and international law, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Virginia's Consumer Data Protection Act (CDPA), the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), CAN-SPAM, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), California Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR) law, state auto-renewal laws, and state data protection laws and regulations. He counsels clients across several industries, including consumer products, technology and telecommunications, food and beverage, media and entertainment, retail, cannabis, e-gaming, and agriculture. He also has deep experience drafting and negotiating technology services, sponsorship, licensing, influencer, vendor, and other commercial agreements, including data processing agreements, as well as conducting due diligence and negotiating purchase agreements in the M&A context.