Winston Maxwell

Telecom ParisTech (Palaiseau)

After a career in private practice as a partner of the international law firm Hogan Lovells, Winston Maxwell has joined Telecom Paris - Institut polytechnique de Paris, where he teaches and writes on subjects related to the regulation of data, AI and telecommunications. While in private practice Winston advised clients in data protection and privacy, developing global data privacy governance programs, on cross-border discovery, implementation of compliance and whistleblowing programs across multiple jurisdictions, handling data breaches, fraud and employee theft of data. He has advised on the regulation of connected health devices, connected vehicles, smart meters and home security devices. Winston advises on innovative social media and cloud solutions. Winston was named in 2014 to the National Assembly’s digital rights commission, where he participates in debates on reform of data protection and Internet law. Winston teaches comparative privacy law at a leading French business and engineering school. Winston also has experience in telecommunications and Internet. He advised telecommunications and internet industry on corporate, commercial, regulatory and litigation matters. Winston recently co-authored a report for the European Commission on the adoption bill & keep charging mechanisms for the exchange of IP traffic, and a report for the French regulatory authority ARCEP on the regulatory treatment of over-the-top services, cloud computing services and content delivery networks (CDNs). Winston advises mobile and fixed operators, Internet service and applications providers, directory providers, paging operators, and regulators. Lastly, media and entertainment. He advised on french and international motion picture producers, distributors and channel providers seek Winston’s advice on commercial contracts, M&A, production and co-production agreements, agreements with talent, IFTA arbitrations, and regulatory questions linked to channel licenses, new technologies, connected TV and VOD.

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French Regulatory Authority for Electronic Communications, Post and Press distribution - ARCEP (Paris)
Telecom ParisTech (Palaiseau)


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