Dan Hay & Co. Law Firm

Data Protection & Cyber

Dan Hay & Co. Law Firm
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Established: 1991
Line of Business: Data Protection & Cyber
Address: 12 Abba Hillel Silver St.,
Ramat Gan 52506
Phone: 972-3-6005777
Fax: 972-3-6005888
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.danhay.co.il
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    Dan Hay
  • Liav  Shapira, Dan Hay & Co. Law Firm

    Adv. Liav Shapira

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About Dan Hay & Co. Law Firm

Dan Hay & Co. is a leading boutique law firm, with its core and unique specialization in the fields of personal data protection, data security, cyber & high-tech law, as well as defamation, sports law, and commercial law, while providing full scope consultation and litigation services in these fields, including class actions’ defense. The firm is regularly involved in legislation processes of laws and regulations in the fields of data protection, privacy, credit and scoring, tech and cyber law. Dan Hay & Co. is involved in the shaping of legal processes and methods regarding its expertise, both in Israel and globally, while providing creative solutions for its clients’ specific needs, with devoted personal service. The firm’s unique position, as Israel’s leading firm in the data protection, data security, privacy, and legal cyber-defense, stems from the combination of in-depth knowledge, longstanding experience, tech innovation, and the unique expertise of the firm’s founder, Adv. Dan Hay, one of Israel’s leading experts in the field and the author of several published books concerning privacy, telecommunication and data protection. Adv. Dan Hay has been serving as Chairman of the Israeli Bar Association’s Privacy Protection Committee since 2006, and the firm supports the Knesset (parliament) legislation process on behalf of the Committee. The firm’s involvement in Israeli legislation in its practice areas, and its ability to keep pace with international developments are part of the reasons for being renown as a leading authority in its field. The firm constantly engages in international disciplines, laws, and regulation regarding the areas of data protection, and provides counsel to multinational and global companies who operate from Israel, and vice-versa (regarding GDPR, CCPA, etc.).
The firm, founded in 1991, is one of Israel’s leading tech and communication law firms. Other than data protection, the firm specializes in the fields high-tech, media and spam law, defamation, IP and copyrights law, IT contracts, electronic signatures, credit data and scoring services, commercial litigation, class actions, sports law, consumer protection and corporate law. The firm’s esteemed clientele includes industry-leading companies, leading Israeli and international corporations, banks, insurance companies, investment houses and VC’s, financial institutes, telecom, and cellular services providers, healthcare organizations, tech and start-up companies, food distribution, textile industry, retailers, production companies, telecommunications, and high-profile individuals.

Selected Practice Areas

Data Protection, Privacy, Cyber - The firm provides counsel and facilitation of legal compliance concerning database management, data security, cyber and privacy, represents in legal proceedings against the Privacy Protection Authority of the Ministry of Justice, privacy lawsuits, class-actions, appeals, and represents clients in administrative and criminal proceedings concerning unlawful processing and privacy violations. The firm provides immediate first response actions in security and data breaches, providing expert assistance in legal analysis, regulatory notifications, media responses, etc.
Internet, High-Tech and Venture Capital - The firm is considered one of the leading law firms to regulate and consult in the various legal aspects of digital assets and the internet in general. The firm has a particular expertise in high-tech internet entrepreneurship, putting a strong emphasis on the monetization and lawful use of personal data within the business domain. The firm represents entrepreneurs, VC funds and other VC investors.
Defamation, Media, and Communications - The firm is one of Israel’s leading media, communication, and defamation law firms. Its clientele includes Israeli media and communications companies, both by ongoing advisory and counsel, and by providing legal defense against libel and defamation claims. The firm also represents plaintiffs in libel claims and has been involved in major legal proceedings concerning communications and telecommunications’ regulation.
Class Actions - Privacy, digital accessibility, Communication Law and Spam, Consumer law and the consumer field in general - The firm represents its commercial clients, providing them with expert advice, applying strategic and pragmatic approach in multiple domains – privacy class actions, spam, consumer actions, digital accessibility, etc. Using his expertise, Adv. Dan Hay has published several books on communication and telecommunication, one of which is unique in its field of marketing communication and spam, and as such, serves as a basis for practitioners in the field. The firm has an expertise in marketing communication and is one of the leading firms in advisory and legal defense related to spam. The firm has a unique proficiency at defending alleged spam claims, which tend to lead to class-actions. The firm is renowned for numerous successes, pushing back lawsuits and class-actions.
Sports Law - The firm is a leading pioneer in Israeli sports law. Adv. Dan Hay has founded the ‘sports and law’ Committee in the Israeli Bar Association, and as its chairman, led and supported vast legislation amendments in the legal-sports domain. The firm’s clientele includes athletes, sports associations, and sports departments within local authorities. The firm represents its clients in legal proceedings in front of the associations, sports unions, and the Olympic Committee, and manages the corporate aspects, by drafting and negotiating diverse agreements between associations, sports-clubs and athletes, sponsorship, advertising, and merch agreements.

Adv. Day Hay

Adv. Hay is one of Israel’s leading Data Protection-Privacy pro experts, renowned as an authority in the field for many years. Adv. Hay has published unique books, including “Information Property” (Nevo Publishing 2013), “Message Theory - between direct marketing and ‘Spam’ (Vital Publishing 2012), “Communications Data in Israel” (Vital Publishing 2011) and “Privacy Protection in Israel” (Milega Publishing 2006). Adv. Hay Graduated in L.L.B. at Tel-Aviv University, graduated summa cum laude in Law and technology at the Reichman University, and at present, a doctoral student at the Reichman University. In addition, he specializes in corporate law and practices Intellectual property matters, copyrights law, trademarks, IT, licenses, open-source, electronic signatures and litigates in defamation and libel claims, copyrights, corporate and commercial litigation, defending against class actions. Adv. Hay also serves as an arbitrator in business/commercial/sport disputes and lectures at several forums and leads three elective courses at Reichman University and Coleman’s Management College for L.L.B. students. Adv. Hay has served as a member of the Public Privacy Protection Council of the Ministry of Justice, and as the chairman of the Israeli Bar Association’s Privacy Protection Committee for the past 12 years. As such, Adv. Hay represents the Israeli Bar in the Knesset (parliament) discussions concerning privacy, data protection, and telecommunication. He has also been serving in the past ten years as a member of the Englard Committee for reviewing the publication of identifying details in court decisions and rulings and served as a judge in the Bar’s National Disciplinary Court. Adv. Hay is one of the pioneers in the sports-law in Israel, Founder and first chairman of the Sports and Law committee (which published the Dan Hay Report for Sports Legislation Amendment in 2005). Adv. Hay is an external lecturer in academic various academic institutes, lecturing on privacy, data protection and sports law.

Community aid

Adv. Dan Hay has served as the Chairman of Roundtable Israel and its supervisor of international relations, and as the chairman of the Tel-Aviv and ‘Gush Dan area’ roundtable and was also selected as the Global Roundtable Excelling Activist in the Europe, Americas, and Mediterranean area for 2007-2008.

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