Please click here for an article co-authored by Helena Engfeldt of BM San Francisco and Jennie Nilsson of BM Stockholm on the tension between US export control law and Swedish privacy law/the GDPR, including an interesting new case.
Helena Engfeldt is an associate in Baker McKenzie's International/Commercial Practice Group in San Francisco. Before joining the Firm, she was a Fellow at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology. While attending Berkeley Law, Ms. Engfeldt was awarded the Dr. Tech. Marcus Wallenberg Foundation Fellowship and the Sweden America Foundation Fellowship. Ms. Engfeldt practices international commercial law with a focus on assisting and advising technology companies with cross-border transactions, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, and advising on global data privacy law compliance. Helena also advises software developers, e-commerce companies, and global mobile and web gaming developers on regulatory restrictions, intellectual property, contracting and data privacy.
Jennie Nilsson is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Stockholm office. She heads the office's Information Technology and Communications Group. Prior to joining the Firm, she worked as an in-house legal counsel in a multinational professional services network in Sweden and at another major Swedish law firm. She also served as a law clerk. Jennie focuses her practice on data privacy and information technology as well as matters related to consultancy services and public procurement.