Dr. Carlo Piltz

Attorney at law

Attorney at law
Salary partner

Head of the cybersecurity & data protection department
Certified data protection officer (TÜV®)
Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E)

T > +49 30 / 2332 895 0
E > carlo.piltz@reuschlaw.de

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Dr. Carlo Piltz is salary partner at reuschlaw Legal Consultants.

Professional experience

In March 2017 he was appointed as an expert for consultation on the new Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) in the Bundestag’s committee for internal affairs. This certified data protection officer (TÜV®), whose doctoral thesis was entitled "Social networks on the Internet – a threat to our personal rights?“, also advises medium and large-sized companies from trade and industry mainly on national and international data protection law and IT law.

Career development

A data expert with many years of experience, Dr. Carlo Piltz continues to be active in the training of lawyers in the field of data protection law. Dr. Carlo Piltz studied law in Göttingen. Following his period as a trainee, some of which he spent at the European Commission in Brussels, he also worked as legal counsel in the law department of a social network operator.

Publications (selection)

  • Editor-in-chief of the magazine 'Datenschutz-Berater' since 01/2019. Deutscher Fachverlag GmbH: Frankfurt a. M.
  • Interview in "Magazin für Computer Technik (c’t)", 12/2018: "Alexa voice files divulged: should Amazon have informed users?" ("Alexa-Sprachdateien preisgegeben: Hätte Amazon Nutzer informieren müssen?"). Heise Medien GmbH & Co. KG: Hanover
  • Commentary on the ‘General Data Protection Regulation’ (Art. 3, 20, 24, 26, 27, 32, 82, 86, 90, 94 – 99). Beck Verlag: Munich, 2017
  • Publication in ‘BetriebsBerater’, 15.16/2017, p. 841 ff.: “Internet der Dinge: Datenschutzrechtliche Anforderungen bei der Produktbeobachtung” ("The Internet of Things: Product Surveillance Requirements under Data Protection Law"). dfv Mediengruppe: Frankfurt am Main


In the issue 2018/2019 of Kanzleimonitor, the market overview published by the Federal Association of Corporate Attorneys (BUJ), reuschlaw Legal Consultants have been recommended as a 'hidden champion' in the field of data protection law. In the survey conducted by the Kanzleimonitor, both the firm itself and Dr. Carlo Piltz in his capacity as an expert on data protection law have received several commendations. In the commercial law firm handbook 'The Legal 500 Deutschland', reuschlaw Legal Consultants are right up in the top ranks of product liability. 

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