Robert Gillis

Senior Legal Counsel: IP Technology and Data Protection, Citi

Senior counsel specialising in data protection, digital and mobile customer technologies, cloud applications and infrastructure; Co-managing GDPR implementation in the EU/EEA, Switzerland and Jersey and key advisor on extra-territorial implementation for the retail bank and Citi Private Bank in NAM/LATAM and APAC; Support on vendor agreements for the a wide range of business, technology and data services and products including indices and data licensing
FinTech and Citi Labs R&D regional legal SME. Support in commercial agreement issues (including advice and strategy for service termination). Legal lead on change delivery and global implementation of electronic signatures and documents. Advice on compliance and transaction reporting, assessing risks and safeguarding the institution’s adherence to the regulatory framework. Assisting index licensing and market data negotiations and agreements for the securities bank globally.
Contributor to AFME, UK Finance (Blockchain) and other industry forums and supporting global government affairs in relation to legislative and policy content and impact.