4 March 2013

Two new certified IT attorneys in Horten's IT law group

Attorney Jonas Stig Kämpf Hansen and attorney Egil Husum have both been certified as IT attorneys. Horten's IT law group now counts six certified IT attorneys. The certification is provided by the association of Danish IT Attorneys for the purpose of ensuring a high professional level and solid experience within IT law among the certified attorneys. In Denmark, 61 IT attorneys have obtained certification.

The Personal Data Act and processing of personal data

Egil Husum assists companies in ensuring that their processing of personal data complies with the Personal Data Act. Egil provides advice on the personal data requirements when applying HR systems, transferring personal data to other companies or to countries outside the EU or for marketing purposes. Egil's advice focuses on practical proposals for the further work by way of e.g. registrations with the Danish Data Protection Agency, data processing agreements, observance of the duty of disclosure, obtaining of consent, data cleansing activities or strengthening of IT security.

Outsourcing of IT operation, licence agreements and supply of IT services

Jonas Stig Kämpf Hansen assists companies with the contractual management of outsourcing of IT operations, procurement and delivery of IT systems, conclusion of licence agreements, supply of IT services and other challenges in relation to IT operation. As a supplement to this law degree, Jonas has a bachelor's degree in computer science, and with his technical insight he thoroughly understands the company's IT requirements.

The IT law group consists of six certified IT attorneys

In addition to Jonas Stig Kämpf Hansen and Egil Husum, the IT law group consists of partner Mads Nygaard Madsen, partner Michael Goeskjær, partner Hans Abildstrøm and junior partner Heidi Steen Jensen. The group provides advice to both public and private clients within all areas of IT law.

Horten recognised as leading law firm by Legal 500

13 April 2018

Horten is recognised as leading law firm within a wide range of legal disciplines. At the same time, 26 partners are nominated as being among the best legal advisers in Denmark.

New rankings from Chambers

13 March 2018

Chambers, the leading international guide to the best law firms, ranks Horten as one of the best in the country yet again.

The Data Protection Agency publishes template data processor agreement

19 February 2018

An important element of complying with the provisions of the data protection regulation is to ensure that the required data processor agreements have been concluded. The Data Protection Agency has prepared a template data processor agreement and an accompanying text explaining how to use the template.

100 days until the data protection regulation comes into force – are you ready?

14 February 2018

The data protection regulation will come into force in Denmark in 100 days from now. We will sum up what you need to have in place before 25 May 2018.

Unique cooperation between Horten and Symbion

5 February 2018

Horten has entered into unique cooperation with Symbion and Accelerace where we will make a team of lawyers available for start-up businesses at the shared office facilities Horten CoLab.

New Managing Partner at Horten

2 January 2018

Finn Schwarz, Attorney and Partner, has been appointed Managing Partner of Horten Law Firm as of 1 January 2018.

The edtech company Labster announces Series A investment

7 September 2017

Labster recently announced a Series A investment round of $ 10 million with the participation of the venture capital funds Balderton Capital and Northzone.

White Paper concerning the data protection regulation has arrived

29 May 2017

The Ministry of Justice has now published the long awaited White Paper concerning the data protection regulation and the legal framework for Danish legislation in this respect.

Horten advances in new Chambers and Legal 500 rankings

19 April 2017

In 2017, the leading international ranking agencies, Legal 500 and Chambers, are once again ranking Horten among the best law firms in Denmark.

Four new specialised attorneys at Horten

7 March 2017

Horten has appointed four new specialised attorneys having in-depth professional and commercial expertise within personal data law, environmental and planning law, energy and supply law and tax law.

New action plan for the implementation of the regulation on data protection

30 January 2017

The Article 29 group has adopted a new action plan listing which subjects the group will prioritise in 2017 to ensure an effective implementation of the regulation on data protection.

Data protection officer – who, when, what?

12 January 2017

The so-called Article 29 group has adopted a set of guidelines covering data protection officers, which will provide more clarity with regard to the data protection officer's assignments, position and liability.

Global Leaders in Law appoints Horten as exclusive partner for Denmark

10 January 2017

Global Leaders in Law, the leading global general counsel forum based in London, and Horten has announced partnership. Appointed as a global bronze partner, Horten will sponsor the activities of Global Leaders in Law in 2017.

Greenland adopts personal data act

22 November 2016

From 1 December 2016, the Personal Data Act became effective in Greenland at the request of the Greenland Home Rule. The Act replaces the data protection legislation from 1978, which has applied in Greenland until now.

Dynamic IP addresses may constitute personal data

19 October 2016

The European Court of Justice recently ruled in C-582/14 that a dynamic IP address may constitute personal data.

The Data Protection Agency: Understand the requirements for employees' processing of personal data

7 October 2016

In a recent decision, the Data Protection Agency criticised a municipality's control of the data security based on unauthorised persons' access to sensitive personal data stored on an employee's private IT equipment.

New agreement on municipalities' economy in 2017

13 June 2016

The day after the Government and the Danish Regions presented an agreement on the regions' economy in 2017, it was published that the Government had also concluded an agreement with KL on the municipalities' economy in 2017.

New ratings from the international reference book Legal 500

4 May 2016

There are several good news for Horten in the new rankings, among these to new Tier 1-ratings in Media & entertainment and Telecoms.

Final adoption of the new personal data regulation

14 April 2016

The European Parliament has adopted the new personal data regulation together with the rest of the data protection reform.

Horten Corporate Day 2016 - Danish companies at the forefront

18 March 2016

At Horten's Corporate Day 2016 on 16 March, Danish and foreign executives and experts gave their views on the trends and opportunities of the Danish business sector. Horten will repeat the success next year with Horten Corporate Day 2017.

Publication of draft Privacy Shield between the EU and the USA

8 March 2016

At the beginning of February 2016, it was reported that the European Commission and the USA had politically agreed on a new scheme replacing the Safe Harbour scheme concerning transfer of personal data from the EU to the USA.

Are you ready for the new personal data protection regulation?

24 February 2016

Does your company - private or public - meet the requirements of the applicable personal data act, and are you ready for the new amendments?

Dispute concerning cost-free loan guarantees to two district heating companies may be brought before the Supreme Court

23 February 2016

State subsidies: A dispute concerning cost-free loan guarantees to two district heating companies may be brought before the Supreme Court, but the municipal initiatives should continue.

The Supreme Court did not set aside an arbitration award

10 February 2016

A new Supreme Court ruling concerning compensation for breach of a distributor agreement emphasises the binding character of awards.

Political agreement on new EU-US privacy shield agreement

4 February 2016

A new political agreement between the European Court of Justice and the US is finalized, after the European Court of Justice set aside the the Safe Harbor scheme last year.