Natascha Gerlach

Hunton Andrews Kurth (Brussels)
Director of Privacy Policy

Natascha Gerlach is the Director of EU Privacy and Data Policy at Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL), a global privacy and data policy think tank founded in 2001 by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP. She serves as an independent consultant to CIPL in the firm’s Brussels office. She builds on her extensive experience in international data protection and eDiscovery to further CIPL’s EU privacy, data and digital policy agenda. At CIPL, Gerlach focuses on a wide range of privacy- and data policy-related topics, including artificial intelligence, data ethics and governance, cross-border data flows, and a plethora of existing and expected EU data laws, including the GDPR, the ePrivacy Directive, the Digital Markets Act, the Digital Services Act and the Data Act. Gerlach joins CIPL from the law firm Cleary Gottlieb, where she worked as a senior attorney and managed the company’s European eDiscovery Group. She is also known as a frequent speaker at international conferences on cross border data transfers and has published extensively on data protection topics, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the U.S. Cloud Act. Gerlach also works closely with CIPL’s international privacy team based in CIPL’s offices in London, Brussels and Washington, DC.


2320 Bulletin

Natascha Gerlach, Constanze Kauffmann, Tobias Pesch The Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf grants a social network company the suspensive effect to an appeal in an interim decision (Facebook)


In February of this year the German antitrust agency, the Federal Cartel Office, issued a decision against Facebook regarding their handling of user data. Facebook appealed and on August 26, 2019, the Düsseldorf Court of Appeal in an interim decision granted suspensive effect to Facebook’s (...)

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