Laura Juanes Micas, CIPP/E, CIPP/US



Privacy engagement Global director

Laura Juanes Micas serves as director for international privacy within Yahoo!'s Privacy, Policy and Trust Group. She is specialized in online privacy matters for the company's international properties, focusing on emerging markets in Latin America and the Asia-Pacific regions. Her interest in privacy and data protection has grown in step with the increased focus on this issue, particularly in emerging markets that see privacy as a critical aspect of successful digital development and trade.

Before joining the Yahoo! Privacy, Trust and Safety Group, Juanes Micas (a Spanish qualified lawyer) has held different positions within Yahoo!'s legal function, both in Europe (as Yahoo!'s general counsel for Spain) and in the Americas (as the region's legal compliance director), where she has dealt with a wide range of matters related to the online space, such as e-commerce, intellectual property, advertising, liability of ISP intermediaries, law enforcement, mobile and, of course, privacy and data protection. Prior to joining Yahoo!, Juanes Micas began her legal practice with the legal services of the Universidad Aut+¦noma de Madrid.


Contributions by Laura Juanes Micas

  • Taking a Pulse on GDPR Preparedness
    Speaker at South Florida KnowledgeNet: April 12, 2018
  • Pros and Cons of Having Your Privacy Program Mexican Safe Harbor Certified
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2017