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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

Publications: 01 APRIL 2020

Highest Dutch court annuls ACM’s joint dominance decision in telecoms sector

The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM)’s Wholesale Fixed Access decision in the telecoms sector is the first Dutch market analysis based on a theory of joint dominance. The highest Dutch court for these matters has now found that the ACM committed fundamental errors in applying this theory and has annulled the decision in its entirety. As a result, KPN and VodafoneZiggo are no longer required to grant access to their fixed networks.

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News: 27 MARCH 2020

Allen & Overy advises One Peak on the investment in DataGuard

Allen & Overy has advised One Peak on its investment in DataGuard, a leading European provider of privacy, compliance and IT security services.

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Publications: 16 MARCH 2020

At risk of oversharing: considerations for mobile network sharing agreements in the 5G era

On 6 March 2020, the European Commission (Commission) cleared the acquisition of joint control over Infrastructure Wireless Italiane (INWIT) by the two largest Italian telcos, Telecom Italia (TIM) and Vodafone, which will combine Vodafone’s nationwide tower infrastructure with that of TIM.

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Publications: 20 AUGUST 2018

Allen & Overy advises KeyBank on the $135 million senior secured credit facilities of UniTek Acquisition, Inc.

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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.