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Hanneke Slager

Secretary of the Board of Supervisors

Hanneke Slager is attorney at law (advocaat) at Cordemeyer & Slager / Advocaten, a niche law firm focusing on the IT market. She also teaches IT law at Juridische Academie and she is teacher at Grotius post academic specialist course IT law. Hanneke Slager's main area of work is IT law, intellectual property, procurement, acquisitions, outsourcing. She advises and litigates on national and international IT contracts, project and turn key agreements, cloud computing, hosting, outsourcing, service level agreements, general terms and conditions, all kinds of web contracts, national and international distribution contracts, copyright on software, database protection, IT / public procurement, IT conflicts and their resolution, including mediation or arbitration. In addition, she assists in acquisitions of or by IT companies, from LOI, to due diligence and closing. She acts as arbitrator in IT disputes, both proceedings on the merits as interim injunction proceedings.

Before she joined the bar in 1989 as a partner at Cordemeyer & Slager she worked as company lawyer for Hewlett Packard Nederland and as head of legal affairs at Bull Nederland. Hanneke is a member of the Dutch Association of Information Technology Lawyers VIRA and the Dutch Association for Information Technology and Law NVvIR. Hanneke is regularly invited to speak at seminars and conferences.

Hanneke Slager has been a member of the Governing Board of the Foundation for the Resolution of Automation Disputes (SGOA) since 2002, and its chairman since January 2009. Since 2012 she is member of the Supervisory Board of Directors of the Foundation NL Net. From 2005 to 2012 she has been a member of the Supervisory Board of SIDN, the .nl ccTLD registry).