Arthur van der Wees

Human Rights and Business Lawyer

Arthur van der Wees, LLM studied and obtained his doctorate degree in computer, privacy, IPR, human rights and business law at Leiden University. He is the founder and managing director of Arthur’s Legal, an international law firm with its headquarters in Amsterdam and offices in Brussel, Barcelona, New York and Seoul. Arthur is standardization expert, entrepreneur, strategist and frequent speaker worldwide and has in-depth experience and is well-connected in the world of technology, data, accountability & global business. Arthur is a founding member of the Commission’s Alliance for IoT Innovation (AIOTI), where he is the leader of both the Security in IoT and the Privacy in IoT taskforce, and co-chair of the AIOTI Policy WG. He is (co-)author of many publications about smart, IoT, Security and Cloud, including the IERC Handbooks 2016 (Strategic & Legal Challenges in IoT) and 2017 (Security & Privacy) and is the co-founder of the Institute for Accountability and Internet Democracy, and the Institute for Future of Living.