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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.

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Publications: 09 APRIL 2021

When Green meets Digital

What’s behind the new “European Green Digital Coalition”?

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Publications: 09 APRIL 2021

Allen & Overy signs the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations: The Green Pledge

International Arbitration Group formally commits to reducing its environmental impact.

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Publications: 15 MARCH 2021

Myanmar update from on the ground: Changes to the Electronic Transactions Law and the impact on financial institutions

The amended Electronic Transactions Law (ETL) is one of several legislative changes that have emanated from the recent military takeover in Myanmar. 

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Publications: 18 FEBRUARY 2021

Penrose review of competition policy

The UK Government commissioned John Penrose MP to undertake an independent review of UK competition policy last September. Penrose was specifically tasked with looking at potential reforms to the UK’s…

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Our Satellite practice

Allen & Overy offers a unique 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.