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Commercial

We advise leading corporations and financial institutions on the full range of commercial issues and support them on their complex, challenging and high-value commercial contracts and projects.  We advise clients across all sectors on a multi-jurisdictional basis.​

We advise leading corporations and financial institutions on the full range of commercial issues and support them on their complex, challenging and high-value commercial contracts and projects. We advise clients across all sectors on a multi-jurisdictional basis.

Our general commercial experience includes advising on all commercial contracts including contracts covering outsourcing conducted through a detailed procurement process, services distribution, software licensing, development, product, marketing, manufacturing, supply, maintenance and support, white labelling, collaboration, joint venture agreements and online terms and conditions.

We also advise on non-contractual commercial issues such as data protection, freedom of information, document retention policies, eCommerce and sales law.

Clients value the calibre of our team, the quality of our legal expertise and our ability to negotiate robust agreements. Key to our success is the ability to combine the technical skills of our professionals with the business needs of our clients. We proactively help you to understand and deal with issues that arise in a commercial manner that fits in with your business objectives.

Clients benefit from:

  • Specialist expertise – recognised specialists in regulatory, tax, finance, employment, antitrust, public procurement and IP law. This means you will have access to the full skill-set necessary to achieve your commercial objectives.
  • Experience with suppliers and customers – we act for both major suppliers and customers so we understand the key requirements of your commercial contracts and your likely concerns.
  • Multinational team – our integrated team covers Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and U.S. meaning we bring both local knowledge and a global perspective to our work.

News & insights

Chip on motherboard

Publications: 19 May 2022

Five things you should know about China’s NFT market

NFTs have become a growing phenomenon in China as in many other places around the world. 

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Beams of light in a busy city at night

Publications: 13 May 2022

European Commission publishes revised antitrust rules on vertical agreements

The EU Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (VBER) exempts certain categories of vertical arrangement (agreements between businesses at different levels of the supply chain) from the prohibition on…

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Publications: 12 May 2022

The first NFT copyright infringement decision handed down in China

Given the explosive growth in the non-fungible token (NFT) market, it was just a matter of time before courts started weighing in on intricate intellectual property (IP) issues associated with the…

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Car moving through tunnel, light blurred from movement

Publications: 29 April 2022

Propel: NJDOT Commissioner Gutierrez-Scaccetti and the Trenton NJ MOVES Program

In this episode, New York Intellectual Property partner Paul Keller sits down with New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti. 

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Recognition

A&O Digital Hub

Digital infographic

Focusing on the latest digital trends and risks and developments in the field of data protection, privacy, information and cyber law