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Satellites

Allen & Overy offers a global legal service that provides advice on satellite financing, satellite regulation and satellite insurance, as well as corporate and commercial issues.

Our international training and integrated know-how ensures the effective management of international advice for satellite projects. 

Specifically, we advise on: 
  • satellite financings and insurance arrangements
  • satellite construction and launch service contracts
  • transponder leases and commercial service agreements
  • corporate reorganisations, IPOs, acquisitions and disposals in the satellite industry
  • national and international regulation, including broadcast regulation
  • research and development projects, including those involving the European Space Agency

We also have a thorough understanding of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) regulatory framework, and the Outer Space Treaties.

News and insights

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Publications: 28 July 2022

Equity capital markets in 2022: Europe cools, the Middle East heats up. What next?

The equity capital markets have faced challenging conditions in H1 2022. European markets cooled, the Middle East boomed.

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Publications: 27 July 2022

UK sanctions – prohibitions on new investments and professional and business services

In the past week, the UK has further tightened its sanctions targeting Russia. The new sanctions include the introduction of new trade-related restrictions on a wide variety of goods (including gold,…

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News: 14 July 2022

A&O advises DigitalBridge to acquire majority stake in GD Towers in partnership with Brookfield

Allen & Overy has advised DigitalBridge Group, Inc. (NYSE: DBRG) which today announced that funds affiliated with its investment management arm (collectively, “DigitalBridge”) together with Brookfield…

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Blog Post: 21 June 2022

UK – DCMS publishes an updated Digital Strategy

On 13 June 2022, the UK’s Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) published its 2022 Digital Strategy (the Strategy).

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