Technology, Media and Telecommunications

Loyens & Loeff advises Oi S.A. in debt restructuring

European law firm Loyens & Loeff has advised Brazilian telecom company Oi in its restructuring of more than USD 20 billion debt, the largest-ever debt restructuring in Latin America. Headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Oi operates a vital telecommunications business, providing telecom services to some 63 million customers and employing over 143,000 direct and indirect employees. Loyens & Loeff […]

BT reels in new litigation head from TLT

BT has ushered in a new director of legal for litigation, hiring investigations partner Michael Isaacs from Bristol-headquartered firm TLT. Isaacs’ career has spanned a range of different roles, both in-house and in law firms. Before his 11-month stint at TLT, he was head of banking and finance litigation at Pinsent Masons from 2013 to […]

Mewburn Ellis selects Tikit to supply NetDocuments

Tikit, a global provider of technology solutions to law and professional services firms, today announced that Legal 500 firm Mewburn Ellis has selected Tikit to supply NetDocuments, the leading secure cloud-based content services platform for law firms and corporate legal and compliance departments. Mewburn Ellis LLP are one of Europe’s premier IP specialist firms with […]

telecoms

Pinsents and HSF’s US links pay off in $7.5bn telecoms deal

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and Pinsent Masons have teamed up with firms in the US on a complex $7.5bn deal between telecoms companies CommScope and Arris. The transaction will see network equipment provider CommScope buy software maker Arris, a fellow US-headquartered that is listed on the NASDAQ. Pinsents London partners Rob Hutchings and Roberta Markovina advised […]

Schoenherr supports development phase of LAWRENCE

Relief in the everyday life of a law firm! All the data on legal services and experience gained, on the expert knowledge of lawyers and information on the market position of the firm flow into a data pool. The data automatically find their correct position and are available in print-ready form according to the query. Law firms […]

Kinstellar advises Comparex AG on its acquisition by SoftwareONE

Kinstellar, together with Linklaters and bpv Hügel, has successfully advised on the sale of Comparex AG, a global IT company, to SoftwareONE, a leading global platform, solutions and services company. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Kinstellar advised the seller on the implications of the transaction in Bulgaria, Kazakhstan and Serbia. Kinstellar […]

Schoenher enters into partnership with competitors to launch Legal Tech Hub Vienna

The law firms Dorda, Eisenberger & Herzog, Herbst Kinsky, PHH, Schoenherr, SCWP Schindhelm and Wolf Theiss, today launched the Legal Tech Hub Vienna (LTH Vienna). The unique initiative, that brings together seven law firms, will lead the legal industry into a digital future, while ensuring that clients’ needs are of primary concern. The goals of […]

Landmark ruling upheld as DWF loses data breach appeal for Morrisons

DWF has lost its appeal for Morrisons in the High Court today, as it was ruled that the supermarket is legally responsible for an enormous data breach affecting over 100,00 employees. Three senior judges, including the Master of the Rolls, upheld the original decision against the supermarket, issued in December 2017. In what was the UK’s first data protection class […]

Blockchain technology in the art market gaining popularity

By Valentina Falicheva A notable trend since Bitcoin gained its popularity has been an incredible rise in the interest in the technology behind Bitcoin known as Blockchain, which is the “thing” which allows cryptocurrencies to function. Some statistics indicate that the global blockchain market is expected to be worth $20 billion in 2024! In this article, […]

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