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Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

Malin Tønseth

Malin Tønseth


Malin Tønseth has more than 20 years of legal and compliance experience.

Malin is an experienced compliance lawyer with profound expertise in IT-law, data protection and digitalization issues. She has experience from leading law-firms and international industries (in-house legal counsel). She worked four years in Hydro heading the organization’s global-wide privacy compliance strategy and network.

Malin is associated with Simonsen Vogt Wiig’s TMT-department and is head of the Compliance & Risk team. She specializes in data protection and cyber security compliance, and has profound expertise in investigations and crisis management. She also assists companies with compliance and risk management relating to ESG & sustainability, anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, sanctions, corporate investigations, governmental interactions and corporate criminal liability. Malin provides practical and hands-on advice and is often engaged by companies, investors, and financial institutions in connection with compliance assessments, due diligence and audits on business partners, and with issues arising from mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

Areas of Practice

Banking, Finance and Insurance | Compliance | Compliance and Risk | Cyber Security | Data Protection (GDPR) | IT and Data Security | IT and Digitalisation | Media and Entertainment | Renewable Energy | Shipping and Offshore | Technology and Telecom | Telecom and Media


Corona: The Importance of Contingency Planning and Risk Management
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, March 2020

Many businesses are struggling due to the Covid-19 outbreak and associated restrictions. They face immediate consequences in terms of reduced labor force, counterparties unable to deliver and own failure to deliver. In this phase, it is crucial for the business to be proactive and set out a plan to maintain operational operations and mitigate the risk. In a chaotic situation with unforeseen and complex consequences, one may easily react with panic...

Corona: Beware of Increased Cyber Risk
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, March 2020

Many organizations are these days in a phase of reorganizing their operations and establishing alternative solutions to ensure continued business work capacity. Meanwhile numerous hackers and other cyber criminals around the world are mobilizing themselves to take advantage of the extraordinary situation. All business should therefore be aware of a significant increase of cyber risk in relation to the current corona crisis...

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