Gregory P. Bufithis, Esq.
Project Counsel SCS

65, Avenue Louise-bis 11
Brussels, 1050Belgium
Phone: 32 (0)2 535 7740
Areas of Practice
  • Career/Human Resources
  • Electronic Discovery
  • Recruiting/Staffing

A new landscape for competition enforcement: new challenges via e-discovery?

By Athina Kontosakou, Consulting Attorney 18 October 2011 – Almost a month before the adoption of a package of measures improving the system of competition enforcement in Europe, we attended the 15th Annual Competition…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Civil Remedies, Electronic Discovery, International Law & Trade, Mergers & Acquisitions

FROM EUROPE: the surge in litigation/compliance review, and outsourced legal work

6 May 2011 – I settled in Brussels about seven years ago (I hold several nationalities and am fluent in several languages) after a career in the U.S. in intellectual property law (with which I am still deeply involved) and a…more
 /  Electronic Discovery, Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade, Law Practice Products & Services, Science, Computers, & Technology

U.S. social networks will face EU privacy rules

17 March 2011 — Websites including Google and Facebook that operate from the U.S. but which target consumers in Europe will be bound to follow tighter EU privacy and data protection rules being drawn up by the European Union,…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Privacy

European Data Protection Supervisor, Peter Hustinx, issues opinion on “Review of the Data Protection Legal Framework”

18 January 2011 — The European Data Protection Supervisor, Peter Hustinx, has issued an opinion in response to the Commission’s Communication regarding the “Review of the Data Protection Legal Framework” . Hustinx agrees with…more
 /  International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

UNIFIED and Project Counsel Launch eDiscovery/eDisclosure Document Review Center in London

LONDON (September 29, 2010) – UNIFIED OS Ltd and Project Counsel SCS announced today the launch of their new document review center in London. The center is located in heart of the city in the UNIFIED corporate…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Electronic Discovery, International Law & Trade, Law Practice Products & Services, Science, Computers, & Technology

Kerviel and the Société Générale trading case: some thoughts about governance, risk, compliance … and the banking world

6 October 2010 –Former Société Générale trader Jérome Kerviel was found guilty of breach of trust, computer abuse and forgery by a Paris court on Tuesday for his role in a trading scandal that cost the bank close to €5bn…more
 /  Criminal Law, Electronic Discovery, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

European Commission wants “umbrella agreement” for data protection with U.S.; will “reappraise” if US has “adequate protections” for the cross-border transfer of personal data

14 July 2010 — The European Commission has opened negotiations with the US on the creation of a data protection agreement that would govern all data transfers between the EU and the US. Last week Viviane Reding, Commissioner for…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

The ban on “pay to delay” pharma patent settlements: shaving health care costs, fighting anti-competition, and patents — all rolled up into one

2 July 2010 – The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a measure banning patent settlements struck between brand-name and generic pharmaceutical companies to delay the release of generic drugs. The goal? To shave nearly $2…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Health, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

The Société Générale/Jérôme Kerviel trial: issues of e-discovery and forensics plus governance, risk and compliance [UPDATED]

Reported by: Darius Champion, special correspondent to Project Counsel and Gregory P. Bufithis, founder and chairman of Project Counsel 23 June 2010 — We have had the good fortune these last two weeks to be following the…more
 /  Business Organizations, Criminal Law, Electronic Discovery, Finance & Banking, Securities Law
Bilski v. Kappos

Bilski Oral Argument Before the U.S. Supreme Court - Official Transcript

Official transcript of the Bilski v. Kappos November 09, 2009, oral argument before the United States Supreme Court. …more
 /  Intellectual Property

European electronic discovery : an introduction

Preface: If we are to believe the prognosis of many economists, the current recession is on the verge of ending. The rebounding economy will most likely re-invigorate corporations to push their markets globally. This, in turn,…more
 /  Electronic Discovery

The byzantine politics of U.S. healthcare reform: from an American abroad

The United States is the only developed country without a universal program of health care coverage. As many as 50 million Americans lack insurance. While many Americans are dissatisfied with the health care system, attempts to…more
 /  Health
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