de la cruz beranek Attorneys at Law Ltd

de la cruz beranek Attorneys at Law Ltd is one of the leading IT boutique law firms in Switzerland. With its strong focus on legal and regulatory matters in the fields of information technology, data protection, outsourcing, digitalization, IoT and AI. de la cruz beranek Attorneys at Law Ltd is linked to the industry not only by giving legal advice but also by supporting based on specific education also in the matters of information technology. All partners of de la cruz beranek Attorneys at Law Ltd have long-term experience as in-house counsel and support customers on legal matters covering in-house needs and requests.

de la cruz beranek Attorneys at Law Ltd 
Industriestrasse 7 
CH 6300 Zug 
Tel: +41 41 710 28 50 
Fax: +41 41 710 90 76 

Nicole Beranek Zanon

Nicole Beranek Zanon is a founding partner of de la cruz beranek Attorneys at Law Ltd, a corporate law firm focused on IT, information and communication law including but not limited to Swiss and European Data protection law, licensing, outsourcing, infrastructure and related service. Nicole worked for many years as in-house counsel for the leading domain name registry for .ch and the National Research and Education Network (NREN). As general counsel in the area of domain names, she supported regulatory issues as well as working in NREN infrastructure, service and all kinds of corporate law. 

She advises her clients in the fields of information and communications law, intellectual property law, data protection law and, in particular, IT security and all related matters. As a notary public, Nicole advises her clients in transactions in the fields of information and communication technology and the establishment of start-ups. Within her practice, she has been an active member of different practice groups on technology matters where new legislation on telecommunication and information law are developed. Nicole is an active board member of EuroCloud Swiss and Cloud Security Alliance's Switzerland chapter. Furthermore, she is an active member of the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw) and a member of the Swiss Telecommunications Association.

Nicole graduated from the University of Fribourg (with a special degree in European law/ German and French). She is a registered notary public of the Canton of Zug and admitted to the Bar. Furthermore, Nicole holds an Executive MBA degree from the University of St Gallen. 

Nicole lectures as a specialist on information technology law and compliance at various universities, such as the University of Applied Science and Arts Northern Switzerland, Zurich University of Applied Science and the Executive School of Management, Technology and Law at the University of St Gallen. 

What is the INPLP?

INPLP is a not-for-profit international network of qualified professionals providing expert counsel on legal and compliance issues relating to data privacy and associated matters. INPLP provides targeted and concise guidance, multi-jurisdictional views and practical information to address the ever-increasing and intensifying field of data protection challenges. INPLP fulfils its mission by sharing know-how, conducting joint research into data processing practices and engaging proactively in international cooperation in both the private and public sectors.