Data Privacy Compliance in the Cloud
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Understand Cloud and Data Protection Law in only 4 easy steps. Plus highly relevant legal information for 33 countries. Provided by EuroCloud and 53 European lawyers.


Giaccardi Law Firm was founded in 1999 in order to offer Monaco a sound structure specializing in various areas of business law. Monegasque Law Firm, pioneer in IT Law, Giaccardi Avocats advises and assists its clients in litigation and arbitration, in connection with all legal issues concerning the emerging regulation in the Principality. At the core of business realities, the firm intervenes in the connected issues related to the protection of personal data and intellectual property. Large parts of its events and publications are dedicated to IT Law issues.


Phone: +377 97704070
Address: "Les Flots bleus", 16 rue du Gabian, 98000 MONACO

Thomas Giaccardi

Founder of Giaccardi Avocats, Thomas Giaccardi is a Monegasque Defense Attorney (Avocat Défenseur) before Monaco’s Appeal Court. Specialized in business law, he focuses attention on IT Law, Data Protection Law, Intellectual Property Law. He works closely with the Monegasque Working Group on Digital Economy (GTEN) and also takes an active role in the information of all kinds of public in the Principality (meetings, trainings, publications). As an elected Member of the Monegasque Parliament (Conseil national) in 2003, Thomas has been involved in the drafting of numerous laws.


53 lawyers from 33 countries are contributing to the project “Cloud Privacy Check (CPC)” in 26 different languages.

Understanding the complexity of current European data protection laws and regulations is already difficult enough for an IT engineer, buyer, or business user. In combination with the often small but nevertheless significant differences between various EU member states, however, it can become an almost insurmountable challenge without proper juristic accompaniment from the very start... Read More



The CPC is a trusted, not-for-profit international network of qualified professionals who deliver simplified and straight-forward guidance to help navigate the legal and regulatory environment relating to privacy and the cloud. This is done through collective know-how, research and market analysis gained from pan-European industry activity, collaboration and experience. Our mission is to provide authoritative views, information and practical solutions to two principal stakeholders: industry professionals and public authorities.