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Annabelle Richard

Partner, Avocat à la Cour, Attorney at Law (New York Bar)

About Annabelle

French Translation

Annabelle is a dual-qualified French Avocat à la Cour in Paris and Attorney at Law admitted to the New York State Bar. 

Annabelle is a recognized expert in e-commerce, online gaming and gambling, data protection and cyber security. She particularly advices on complex projects, largely international, which require not only outstanding legal competence but also a perfect understanding of the business and its operational constraints.

Annabelle is presently an active member of many national and international professional organisations among which the Association Internationale de Jeunes Avocats (AIJA) and the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA). 

She is also actively taking part in the ItechLaw Association, the CLUSIF (French Information System Security Association), and the International Association of Gaming Advisers (IAGA). 

Chambers 2013 Annabelle Richard is described by market sources as "especially excellent; she is superb, an up-and-coming star",  (Chambers 2013) and  "an infinite well of knowledge when it comes to gaming legislation and international law" (Chambers Europe 2012), "a true expert on all issues pertaining to internet law and data protection" (Legal 500 2011). 

Her expertise has also been highlighted in the Who is Who Legal "Information Technology" in 2013. 

Practice:

  • IT and BPO outsourcing transactions – communication ventures, cloud computing infrastructures.
  • Telecommunication – interconnection, roaming, distribution, regulation, policy development, compliance
  • Data Privacy
  • Gaming & Gambling
  • Online Financial Services
  • E-commerce, m-commerce and online security

 

Education

2002: Admitted to the New York State Bar

2002: LLM in American Law at Boston University School of Law

2000: Admitted to the Paris Bar

1999: LLM ("DESS") Arbitral and expert methodology in computer science and related technologies at Paris II University Pantheon Assas