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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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News: 16 March 2023

Allen & Overy advises Ant Group on the largest ESG-linked loan conversion in Asia Pacific

Allen & Overy has advised Ant Group on the successful conversion of its USD6.5 billion syndicated loan facility (the “Facility”) into a syndicated sustainability-linked loan (“SLL”) format towards the…

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News: 10 March 2023

Allen & Overy has advised on the amalgamation of dtac and True in Thailand

Allen & Overy has advised Telenor Asia, part of the Norwegian majority state-owned multinational telecommunications company Telenor Group (Telenor), together with Total Access Communication Public…

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News: 28 February 2023

Allen & Overy supports Black Founders Fund to boost diversity and inclusion in tech

Allen & Overy (A&O), a leading global law firm, has confirmed its continued partnership with Google for Startups’ Black Founders Fund, a £3.3 million (USD4mn) initiative to provide financial support…

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Publications: 23 February 2023

Below-threshold deals increasingly face review

Antitrust authorities continue to grapple with how best to ensure that potentially anti-competitive transactions do not escape scrutiny. A solution gaining traction in a number of jurisdictions is to…

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