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Our international Telecommunications practice is consistently ranked as a market leader because of our all-round strength and depth, in particular for our regulatory, commercial and transactional expertise.

Among our clients in the sector are some of the world’s largest telecoms companies, government bodies, regulators, industry participants, financial institutions and major corporations (suppliers and customers). We take time to listen to our clients in order to gain an understanding of their needs, aspirations and goals.

One reason these companies choose Allen & Overy is the complete range of services on offer. As well as the firm’s renowned M&A and corporate finance practice, we advise telecommunications sector clients on banking, regulatory, intellectual property, antitrust, tax, employment, litigation, commercial contract and outsourcing matters.

The team has a broad range of experience, acquired not only in private practice but also in-house at leading telecoms companies and on secondments to corporates and regulatory bodies. This mix of expertise, dedicated knowledge and hands-on commercial experience enables us to provide you with legal services of the highest quality.

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Publications: 15 September 2023

DeFi protocol Uniswap and investors avoid suit for fraudulent activity on digital asset exchange

On August 30, 2023, in a case of first impression, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed in full a putative securities class action against Uniswap Labs, a…

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Publications: 06 September 2023

Allen & Overy and Standard Chartered launch guide to payment regulations in Asia

Allen & Overy and international banking group Standard Chartered have today launched the first Guide to Payment Regulations for corporates and fintech customers navigating the evolving payments…

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Publications: 07 August 2023

Podcast: A primer to Indonesia digital banks

New season of G&R Airtime, the podcast brought to you by the lawyers of Ginting & Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy

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News: 04 August 2023

Allen & Overy advises ESR on Hong Kong’s first sustainability-linked loan for a brownfield data centre conversion project

Allen & Overy is advising ESR Group Limited (ESR), the largest real asset manager in Asia Pacific powered by the new economy, in connection with a HKD1.6 billion sustainability-linked loan (SLL).

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