Manuel Poncza

German, English, Dutch
Consulting focuses
  • Data Protection Law
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Cyber Security
  • Internet Law
  • IT-Outsourcing Tech-driven transactions
  • Open Source Projects
  • Telecommunications Law
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  • Admitted to the Bar since 2021
  • Education and former activities
  • Certified IT-Compliance Manager (TÜV) 2022
  • Certified IT Security Officer (TÜV) 2022
  • Specialized course in information technology law 2020-2021
  • Legal Clerkship, Higher Regional Court Koblenz 2018-2020
  • Support Lawyer at Kremer Rechtsanwälte, Cologne 2019-2020
  • Research Assistant, Institute for law and policy, University of Trier 2018
  • Research Assistant, Chair for civil and labour law, University of Trier 2014-2018
  • Legal Studies, University of Trier 2013-2018
  • Co-Founder of a renewable energy company 2011


  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)




Datenschutzrechtliche Grundlagen der sog. "Penetration Tests"
Zeitschrift für Datenschutz 2023, 8


Cyberattacks – Effective prevention and appropriate response in the event of an attack
Update Data Protection No. 123 by Dr. Hans Markus Wulf, Dr. Lutz Martin Keppeler, Manuel Poncza
Transatlantisches Datenabkommen – kommt der Privacy Shield 2.0?
Update Datenschutz No. 120 by Manuel Poncza, Julian Rosenfeld, Dr. Philip Kempermann, LL.M.
Einsatz von KI-Systemen im Gesundheitswesen
Klinik Einkauf 2022, Issue 05, Volume 04, October 2022, pp. 48-49 by Manuel Poncza, Markus Lennartz
Der Entwurf des EU Cyber Resilience Act
Update Datenschutz No. 118
Germany: The revised draft of the eWpRV and its potential impact on the eWpG
OneTrust DataGuidance, March 2022


Red Warning Level – The Log4Shell Vulnerability
Update Data Protection No. 107 by Dr. Lutz Martin Keppeler, Manuel Poncza
Die Folgen von Cyberangriffen – ein Überblick
Wirtschaftsraum Hanau-Kinzigtal, November 2021, 10 f.
The German Federal Network Agency activates “Lex Huawei”
Update Data Protection No. 104 by Dr. Lutz Martin Keppeler, Markus Lennartz, Manuel Poncza
5G-Mobilfunk: Baker-Mandantin Rakuten baut Netz für 1&1
Juve Online, August 11, 2021
New EU Standard Contractual Clauses in Force - How Companies should now correctly proceed when using US Cloud Services
Update Data Protection No. 99 by Dr. Hans Markus Wulf, Dr. Thomas Jansen, Manuel Poncza


Fristlose Kündigung nach Missbrauch von Kundendaten
HR-Performance 2020, p. 64 f., together with Sascha Kremer



Der Umgang mit Kundendaten
As part of a series of lectures on data protection law, June 30, 2022


Die Folgen eines Cyberangriffs
As part of the lecture series "Kurz mal Recht" of the Hanau Chamber of Industry and Commerce, November 25, 2021

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