MGLP Rechtsanwälte is a modern full-service law firm for all matters of commercial and corporate law, with a strong focus on technology and digital economy.
The clientele of MGLP includes both Austrian companies and renowned international corporations from various branches, including biotechnology, IT and telecommunications, as well as associations and organizations operating in these sectors.
With professional know-how, many years of experience, maximum flexibility and more than just a shot of creativity, the lawyers at MGLP apply themselves to their client’s matters. Their knowledge in the ever evolving field of technology, which stems not merely from theoretical contemplation but hands on experience, enables them to provide solutions which fit to the product or project at hand. MGLP does not hide behind articles, but rather set great store by tangible, clear consultation and personal support.
Arpad Gered is an internationally active lawyer and founding partner of Viennese business law firm MGLP Rechtsanwälte. Before, he was partner at a renowned law firm in Vienna and in-house-counsel to a leading international ICT-enterprise.
With a passion for everything related to information technology, Arpad has specialized in the consultation in and negotiating of technology-related deals, including the employment related aspects such as transfer or secondment of employees and negotiations with works councils. In his area of work, he has a strong focus on cloud computing, cybersecurity and data protection. Arpad combines technological know-how with legal expertise, allowing him to communicate likewise with business- and IT-decision-makers, a skill which his clients value highly.
Arpad regularly speaks on technology-related topics, such as theft of data, electronical surveillance of employees, cloud computing contracts and the interplay between cybersecurity and data protection both in Austria and abroad. He is also (co-)author of many leading publications these topics. Furthermore, he is an accredited auditor to the StarAudit, specialized on Software as a Service, as well as Ö-Cloud, a seal of quality for cloud services supported by the Austrian government, an accredited privacy expert (CIPP/E) as well as a lecturer in the master programme “Cloud Computing Engineering” at the University of Applied Sciences Burgenland.
Furthermore, he is an accredited auditor to StarAudit, specialized in software as a service, an accredited privacy expert (CIPP/E) as well as a lecturer in the master’s program “Cloud Computing Engineering” at the Burgenland University of Applied Sciences. “Who’s Who Legal” lists him as an expert for cybersecurity, data privacy & protection as well as IT.