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With over 80 specialist media lawyers across our international network, we offer a deep and well-resourced team.

And, because our clients operate across the spectrum of media operations from advertising and content production (including publishing, TV and filmed entertainment, games, music and other audiovisual products) to network distribution (including TV and radio broadcasting, online, fixed and wireless communications) and technology, our knowledge of media law is wide-ranging.

This means we provide relevant media-focused advice, delivered quickly to ensure that we add value from day one. So, irrespective of the location, the size, or the complexity of the matter, you can be confident that we have the right team in the right place.

We offer a complete range of services. As well as our renowned corporate finance practice, our media clients benefit from first-rate advice in areas such as intellectual property, antitrust and regulatory, commercial contracts, employment and benefits, litigation and dispute resolution, banking, capital markets and real estate. We are a one-stop solution for leading media companies.

News & insights

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News: 16 JUNE 2021

A&O advising American Tower on its long-term strategic partnership with Allianz

Allen & Overy is advising American Tower Corporation (American Tower) on the acquisition of a 10% stake in ATC Europe, American Tower’s European platform, by Allianz Capital Partners, on behalf of…

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Blog Post: 14 JUNE 2021

European Commission proposes framework for European Digital Identity

The European Commission announced its proposal for a regulation that will amend the EU eIDAS Regulation and establish a framework for a European Digital Identity (the Proposal)(3 June 2021). 

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Publications: 08 JUNE 2021

Can arbitrators rely on their own internet research in an award?

The risk of annulment is different for arbitrations seated in Germany, England and France. Just ask Google. Whatever the question, our first port of call is to check the internet. But are arbitrators…

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News: 07 JUNE 2021

Allen & Overy advises Checkout.com on its largest M&A transaction to date

Allen & Overy has advised Checkout.com on its investment in fintech firm Tamara, based in Saudi Arabia. The transaction is the largest M&A transaction undertaken by Checkout.com to date.

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