Wilfred has an excellent reputation for advising on data protection and regulatory issues in the telecommunications and media sectors.
Wilfred is senior counsel in our Commercial, Privacy & Data Protection and Regulatory & Administrative Practices, and is based in The Hague.
He advises national and international clients, including start-ups, on sector-related data protection compliance issues in complex regulatory settings, in particular in the telecommunications and media sectors, as well as in the life sciences and healthcare sectors. He also assists clients in telecoms litigation, including on matters concerning market analysis decisions, network access, spectrum allocation, net neutrality, content regulation, consumer protection, telemarketing, cookies and spam.
Wilfred has a wide experience with supervisory authorities from both sides. Not only has he advised clients in investigations and sanction proceedings by various supervisory authorities in the telecoms and media and healthcare and life sciences sectors, but he has also gained inside knowledge of how these watchdogs operate through his work as a legal expert at the Authority for Consumer and Markets (ACM).
Additionally, Wilfred regularly speaks at internal and external seminars and courses. He is a co-editor of leading legal journal Computerrecht and is a regular contributor to other legal journals in his fields of specialisation. He is also the author of Publieke dimensies van Privé-communicatie, which was the topic of his PhD thesis.
He is an active member of various Dutch law associations, such as the Association for Privacy Law (VPR), the Association for Media and Communication Law (VMC), the Association for Information Technology and Law (NVvIR).