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Our international technology practice acts for a cross-section of blue chip companies such as developers, distributors and suppliers of IT systems and services.

We also advise international corporate customers on a wide range of major technology projects and technology-related issues such as procurement, licensing and outsourcing.

We offer a complete range of legal services tailored to the technology industry. This includes mergers and acquisitions, private equity, commercial contracts, outsourcing, licensing arrangements, hardware, software and services procurement, intellectual property, antitrust, finance, privacy and data protection, regulatory, dispute resolution, employment and tax.

We have an in-depth knowledge of the technology sector, built up over decades of closing deals for technology organisations and their customers.

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Blog Post: 19 JULY 2021

UK Government releases Plan for Digital Regulation

The UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) published a policy paper (on 6 July 2021) in connection with the UK Government’s Plan for Digital Regulation now that the UK has exited the…

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Publications: 13 JULY 2021

Podcast: Collaborations with tech companies and IP considerations

Collaborations stimulate innovation and can accelerate entry into markets and broaden market opportunities.

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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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Blog Post: 28 MAY 2021

Irish DPC gets go ahead in latest chapter of the saga of Max Schrems and Facebook

On 14 May the Irish High Court handed down its judgment in the judicial review case brought by Facebook Ireland Ltd (FBI) against the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC), finding substantially in…

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