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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 & insights

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Publications: 18 May 2022

Podcast: How brands should prepare for the Metaverse

What role does intellectual property play in the metaverse and do clients need to change their behaviour towards their brands and copyright?

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Publications: 05 May 2022

Podcast: Introduction to the Metaverse

What is the metaverse, who controls it and what does it look like?

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Publications: 03 May 2022

Market Horizons podcast: Digital Bonds – are they the future of capital markets?

In this episode of Allen & Overy’s Market Horizons podcast series, partners in A&O’s Debt Capital Markets team, Daniel Fletcher (London), Hervé Ekué (Paris), Salvador Ruiz (Madrid) and senior…

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Publications: 26 April 2022

A whole new world online: The UK government introduces the Online Safety Bill to Parliament

The genie is out of the bottle on what can only be described as a revolution in the online operations of certain companies providing services in the UK. After a number of developments during February…

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