Practice

Communications, Internet, and Media

Communications companies today face challenges that are interconnected and often global by nature. Competition is growing, and the regulatory environment is ever changing. And the industry is increasingly reliant on cross-border transactions subject to regulations at multiple jurisdictional levels.

Representative experience

Represented Vodafone on sale of its 45% equity of Verizon.

Advised XO Communications on regulatory requirements for its businesses in more than 35 countries.

Advising Gogo on U.S. and international regulatory and licensing matters.

Advising T-Mobile USA, Inc. in the US$3.3bn purchase of spectrum licenses.

Represented the Association of American Railroads in efforts to resolve historic preservation review requirements required to deploy Positive Train Control.


Advising dozens of clients on the applicability of the TCPA Act.

Hogan Lovells Publications

Global Media, Technology and Communications Quarterly - Autumn/Winter 2018

The Technology, Media and Telecommunications team at Hogan Lovells introduce the Autumn/Winter edition of the Global Media, Technology and Communications Quarterly.

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Sponsorships and Speaking Engagements

Orchestrating Space, Standards, and Regulations

Counsel Tony Lin moderated a speaking engagement on standards and regulations in space at the SmallSat Symposium on 5 February 2019 in Silicon Valley.

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Demystifying the U.S. CLOUD Act: Assessing the law's compatibility with international norms and the GDPR

This paper discusses the impact of a new U.S. law – the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act (CLOUD Act) – on non-U.S. businesses and individuals who use cloud storage...

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Media Mention

MVP: Hogan Lovells' Michele Farquhar Law360

Michele Farquhar has hatched a deal to allow satellite operators to free up some of the much-coveted C-band spectrum for wireless coverage and spent the last decade bringing positive train...

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New discoveries from Galileo? FCC grants nonfederal access to revolutionary European satellite Communications Alert

At its Open Commission Meeting on 15 November the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved a draft order that grants in part the European Commission's long-pending request for...

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