Education Session: Revision of the data protection act and consequences for start-ups

The new Data Protection Act and the new Data Protection Ordinance will enter into force on September 1, 2023. Find out what you need to be aware of and join us for our in-person Education Session to discover more about what this means for you and your company.

Dr. Christian Schönfeld, Legal Counsel at Prager Dreifuss AG , and Dr. Rahel Nedi, Associate at Prager Dreifuss AG, will explain to you:

  • touching on rights and obligations of data subject on one side and controller/ processor on the other side
  • when to have a register of data processing activities
  • content of a privacy notice

Your experts:

Dr. Christian Schönfeld focuses on corporate and commercial law as well as the law of banking and capital markets and associated regulatory issues. Within these areas he has particular experience in collective investment law and Fintech (ICOs, tokenization etc.). He also advises on data protection matters and is a member of the Startup Desk. Before joining Prager Dreifuss as a lawyer, he worked as a research assistant for Prof. Dr. Urs Bertschinger at the University of St. Gallen.

Dr. Rahel Nedi deals with Labour Law, Data Protection and Dispute Resolution. She is also a member of the Start-up Desk. She advises a national and international clientele, both private individuals and companies. In addition, she is a lecturer at the University of Zurich and edits articles for an employment journal.

Hosted in the Prager Dreifuss AG offices right by the Stadelhofen train station in Zurich, this event is the perfect opportunity to gain insightful tips and ask all of your burning questions. You can be sure that this one is not worth missing, so secure your tickets before they’re all gone!

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About the Swiss Startup Association:
The Swiss Startup Association is an umbrella organization to represent the different startups across industries, regions and organizations. As an ecosystem, we shape the startup landscape in Switzerland by improving the conditions for Swiss startups on a political and educational level and provide them with the necessary viability.

About Prager Dreifuss AG:
Prager Dreifuss is a renowned Swiss law firm with an international sphere of activity. They use well-founded specialist knowledge, efficiency and creativity for our customers and thus achieve tailor-made solutions of the highest quality.

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