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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

Simplified CSSF procedure authorisation of material IT outsourcings replaced by prior notification

Publications: 12 NOVEMBER 2021

Simplified CSSF procedure authorisation of material IT outsourcings replaced by prior notification

On 20 October 2021, the CSSF published a press release 21/25 in relation to the new CSSF Circular 21/785 on the replacement of the prior authorisation obligation by a prior notification obligation in…

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News: 01 NOVEMBER 2021

Allen & Overy announces new managing partner for Bangkok

Allen & Overy announces the appointment of Suparerk Auychai as managing partner of our Bangkok office effective 1 November 2021. Suparerk is taking over from Stephen Jaggs, who has held this position…

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Publications: 13 JULY 2021

Podcast: Collaborations with tech companies and IP considerations

Collaborations stimulate innovation and can accelerate entry into markets and broaden market opportunities.

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Publications: 08 JULY 2021

Tech and Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) see interests align

As SPACs continue their urgent search for appropriate companies to acquire and take public, high growth technology companies are amongst the most sought after targets.

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Recognition

A&O Digital Hub

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