Marco R. Provvidera advises DF Labs on a number of legal issues. He is an international attorney, admitted in New York and Italy, trained in both common- and civil-law systems. He earned his JD at “La Sapienza” University of Rome and a LLM in American Law and Comparative Jurisprudence at NYU School of Law. He has also substantial corporate-finance background, having earned an MBA at European University of America in San Francisco, CA, and attended several courses of Business law at Technical College, Cambridge, UK. After a 2-year experience as a in-house associate in an international corporation in Paris, he has been practising in New York City for more than 16 years, both as corporate counsel and law firm associate and partner. His areas of practice include: Corporate Law and Finance, Project Finance, EU Law of Public Procurements, IP/Internet Contract/Licenses, IT Security, Privacy. His academic discourse particularly focuses on the balancing of constitutional rights and security issues in Western democracies, with emphasis on protection of First Amendment rights.