• 12 Jun 2018 10:31 PM | Anonymous

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union comes into force on 25 May 2018, introducing the most comprehensive change in data protection over the last 25 years and establishing the strictest data protection regime in the world.

    The GDPR has cross-border effect, affecting every enterprise worldwide, handling personal data of individuals living in the EU.

    In case of non-compliance, your business has to face serious fines: in case of minor, administrative data breach, the authorities can impose fines up to 10 Million EUR or 2% of the annual worldwide turnover, in case of major data breach, the fine may be up EUR 20 Million or 4% of the worldwide annual turnover.

    Given the cross-border nature of GDPR, international businesses need comprehensive approach to comply with the new regulation.

    For this reason, the member firms of International Law Firms have established a GDPR Working Group in 2017, in the framework of which they can mutually share information and best-practices with each other.

    We suggest that your GDPR compliance project consist of the following 3 (three) phases: Due-Diligence, Compliance, and Training.

    Due Diligence

    In the frame of Due Diligence, we identify the problems and risks within your company that need to be addressed to meet the GDPR, and we provide you with an action plan in which the steps, necessary to be taken to meet compliance are summarised.


    Problems and risks discovered during the Due Diligence are solved and treated at this stage, by reviewing & drafting internal data protection documentation, and other related documents. Besides internal documents, we focus on contracts concluded by you, as well as the personal data protection aspect of the contract templates used by your company.


    The world's best corporate privacy policy is worth nothing if your employees do not know or do not comply with its provisions. For this reason, we apply a data protection training on request, whereby based on the internal rules adopted by you in the framework of Compliance,  we teach the basic personal data protection rules to you employees, and test their knowledge.

  • 12 Jun 2018 10:30 PM | Anonymous

    Who: All ILF Members are invited

    When: October 13-16, 2017

    Where: Limassol, Cyprus


    We are please to announce that the next ILF Annual COnference will be held in Limassol, Cyprus on October 13-16 2017. Invites will be sent via email. If you have questions and inquiries feel free to send and email to Mich



    The event is nearing so please dont forget to book your hotel rooms as October is a busy month for Cyprus. Please check you inbox for the most recent update and registration form. Feel free to send Mich an email if you have questions



    Post Conference Photos

  • 12 Jun 2018 10:28 PM | Anonymous

    Here are some of the photos taken from the successful ILF Regional Conference in Vienna.

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  • 12 Jun 2018 10:27 PM | Anonymous

    Chances through digital changes in Legal Businesses


  • 12 Jun 2018 10:23 PM | Anonymous

    On 14th April the Danish and Hungarian member firms of the ILF organized a conference in Budapest, with the title “Hungary in a nutshell”. Twenty Danish lawyers of the Law Society of Aalborg took part on the half-day conference in the framework of a long week-end.

    The colleagues of the SMC Partners Law Firm made presentations to their Danish peers on various topics of Hungarian law, from corporate law, through labour law to real estate law. The participants could also hear some useful information about Hungarian accounting and taxation system, presented by the cooperating partner of the SMC Partners Law Firm.

    This short conference was a great opportunity to extend and deepen relationships between members of ILF.

    We hope that our Danish colleagues enjoyed their long week-end in the Hungarian capital!

    -dr. Richard Schmidt LL.M

  • 12 Jun 2018 10:22 PM | Anonymous

    We would like to share with you the results of the last edition of the “Análise Advocacia 500”, the most important and respected ranking of Brazilian law firms.

    Once again Rayes & Fagundes (ILF LAW FIRM) has been ranked among the 30 largest Brazilian law firms. Most importantly, our firm has been ranked among the 30 most admired law firms and has received a special recognition award in the areas of civil and commercial litigation, labor, tax and international trade.

    João Paulo F. A. Fagundes, Luciana Maria Agoston Burr and Sylvie Boechat have been recognized among the most admired lawyers in Brazil.

    These results have only been achieved due to the involvement and participation of each of you.

  • 12 Jun 2018 10:21 PM | Anonymous

    Kanokanga & Partners was recently recognized by Corporate INTL as “Commercial Law Firm of the Year in Zimbabwe as well as Alternative Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year in Zimbabwe.” 

    Corporate INTL is a global magazine geared towards business leaders, professional advisers and financiers worldwide. The awards commemorate those who have been successful over the past 12 months and who have shown excellence not only in expertise but in service. 

    Potential candidates are selected by an independent research team from Corporate INTL based on service range, business type, geographical location and the expertise that the firm can offer in their region. The winners are then selected by an independent panel consisting of senior members from a global law firm, an international accounting firm, a global legal network and the managing editor of Corporate INTL Magazine.

  • 12 Jun 2018 10:20 PM | Anonymous

    On November 12th,2015, the representatives from KooFa Law Firm, International Law Firms (“ILF”) and China-UK Low Carbon Industry Park (“CULCIP”) attended the opening ceremony of International Legal Service Center in-between CULCIP and ILF. In the opening ceremony, chairman of ILF, Mr. Lutz Kaiser expressed in his speech that the establishment of International Legal Service Center was the innovation and milestone for ILF to provide multinational legal services for industry parks and enterprises all over the world. Meanwhile,the representative from CULCIP also indicated that the International Legal Service Center and its high quality international legal supporting services were not only a great innovation among industry parks in China, but also an important factor to attract international enterprises to locate in the industry park.

    As the initiator and operator of the International Legal Service Center,KooFa will, as always, provide one-stop legal services for the go-global of Chinese enterprises and bring-in of foreign enterprises, so as to reach great achievements and have further developments together with clients.

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