Technology, Media and Telecommunications

Shoosmiths interactive entertainment specialists attend San Francisco conference

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the world’s largest professional games industry event, attracting more than 26,000 delegates over five days. Headed by Intellectual Property & Creative Industries partner Laura Harper and Corporate Tax partner Kate Featherstone, the Shoosmiths specialist interactive entertainment and games lawyers joined business professionals from across the industry to network, exchange […]

Wolf Theiss strengthens data protection practice with new hires

After the addition of Partner Maria Maxim who joined Wolf Theiss in September 2017 as the coordinator of the Data Protection and TMT (Telecommunication, Media & Technology) practices in Bucharest, Wolf Theiss has recently strengthened its local team with the following new hires. Bogdan Arsene, an associate attorney with almost 10 years of experience, Bogdan […]

Shoosmiths advises software company on $20m Silicon Valley fundraising

The corporate team at national law firm Shoosmiths has advised Matillion, a fast-growing provider of disruptive cloud-based integration software, in a Series B fundraise of $20m. The company, based in Altrincham, south Manchester and New York City, has brought on board two major Silicon Valley institutional investors, Sapphire Venture and Scale Venture Partners, to further […]

Karanović & Nikolić advises PPF in acquisition of Telenor’s CEE operations

Karanović & Nikolić, together with White & Case as lead international counsel, advised PPF Group, the Czech investment firm, on the €2.8bn acquisition of Telenor’s assets in Central and Eastern Europe. The transaction includes the Norwegian telecoms firm’s mobile operations in Bulgaria, Hungary, Montenegro and Serbia, as well as the technology service provider Telenor Common Operation. The transaction requires necessary regulatory […]

Macfarlanes finally wades into innovation race with Kira partnership

Macfarlanes has joined a number of firms formalising its relationship with AI software Kira Systems in a bid to open up its innovation strategy. Macfarlanes has been late to engage with AI-enabled technology that is already used by firms including Mishcon de Reya, Travers Smith, DLA Piper and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer to conduct due diligence […]

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Allen & Overy to launch ‘training contract for legal technologists’

Allen & Overy is launching a new graduate scheme in London focusing on legal technology and project management. The scheme will take on four candidates with STEM or Economics degrees in a bid to harness young technical talent. The programme, which will start in September, will mirror the structure of a traditional training contract, though […]

TLT acts on ICS Robotics sale

TLT has advised on the sale of ICS Robotics and Automation, one of the UK’s leading robotic and welding automation specialists, to global robotic automation company AWL Group. TLT has extensive experience of working with the UK’s fast-growing automation industry and advising businesses on how to achieve their growth ambitions. The firm delivered an end-to-end […]

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