ITechLaw 2011 European Conference
Oslo, Norway • Grand Hotel Oslo • 20-21 October 2011
Partner, Wikborg Rein; Oslo, Norway
Dr. Rolf Riisnæs is a partner in the firm's Technology, Media and Telecommunication (TMT) practice area group. His areas of expertise center on ICT contracts, e-business/e-government, information security, electronic signature, digital certificates and certification services (PKI), data protection/privacy and IPR. In recent years, he has been advisor to several major and strategic ICT procurement and e-government projects in the public sector. With a colleague, on behalf of the Agency for Public Management and eGovernment (Difi), he has revised the entire family of Government standard terms and conditions for ICT contracts, and he has developed new framework agreements for a significant part of the Norwegian public health sector. He is currently counseling several of his firm's clients within the area of data protection/privacy and license agreements.
To receive his doctor juris, Dr. Riisnæs delivered a thesis on digital certificates and certification services. He has been an important contributor to the development of e-government regulations in Norway, and he has published several works in the area of electronic signatures/PKI, e-government and EDI. He is a frequent speaker at conferences. Dr. Riisnæs serves as Chair of the Norwegian Association for Computers and Law.