Practice

IT Law

The information age is fast-paced. Companies must adapt quickly, or risk fading away. Legislative changes can come overnight, when mandated by court decision. For example, recent changes to the safe harbor data transfer rules. Factors like these can leave companies in legal limbo with their operations hanging in the balance.

Representative experience

Advising an online bank on a major IT project involving the replatforming of the bank's core technology platform on a fully outsourced basis.

Advising a major financial institution on its Pingit mobile banking application, Europe’s first person-to-person service for sending and receiving money using mobile phone numbers.

Advising a bank on an agreement with a mobile service provider to provide a near-field contactless payment service through mobile handsets.

Assisting a global media company and its affiliates in drafting and negotiating agreements for outsource development, operation, and maintenance of a mobile payment processing platform.

Advising ITV on a renegotiation and extension of critical technology services arrangements for the playout of all of its television channels, including an innovative risk sharing solution.

Advising a provider of cloud-enabled enterprise hosting and application management services on the localization of Master Services and Reseller Agreements for use in other jurisdictions.

Advising on a global IT outsourcing transaction for Textron Inc. worth approximately US$1.1bn over a 10-year term.

Assisting a construction and engineering company on four multijurisdictional IT and telecoms outsourcing projects, including negotiating framework agreements with the supplier and deployment of local agreements.

Advising an entertainment provider on the negotiation of services agreements with developers of various web-based applications and data products.

Defending an insurance and healthcare company in litigation alleging breach of an open source license and patent infringement claims, in the Northern District of California.

Brochures

Guide on Internal Investigations in Germany 2019 Brochures

Document seizures, discussions about privilege, ongoing data privacy challenges and plans of the German government to regulate internal investigations are just a few topics that raise many...

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China's first data protection measures lifting its veils IPMT Alert

On 28 May 2019, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) released the draft Measures on the Administration of Data Security (Data Security Measures, see our in-house English translation ...

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China marches into cybersecurity classified protection 2.0 IPMT Alert

The cybersecurity classified protection regime attracted significant attention when it was included in the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) Cyber Security Law promulgated in 2017 (the CSL)....

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Investing in China’s TMT sector: What should you know?

Many TMT companies have found China a market that is challenging to navigate. The challenges have included restricted sub-sectors, data localization requirements, and intellectual property...

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Global Media, Technology and Communications Quarterly – Spring 2019

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

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French legal and regulatory update - April 2019

The Paris office of Hogan Lovells is pleased to provide this English language edition of our monthly e - newsletter, which offers a legal and regulatory update covering France and Europe...

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