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Saranpaal Calais

Senior Associate

Sydney

Saranpaal Calais

Senior Associate

Sydney

Saranpaal is a technology and digital lawyer, advising extensively on technology, data and IP driven collaborations and joint ventures, large-scale digital transformation projects, data privacy, software development and licensing, cloud computing and general commercial advisory work. Saranpaal also has experience advising on the technology and data aspects of ecommerce and payments, fintech, digital health and insurtech.

He has acted for private sector and government clients on complex, transformative technology transactions across the Asia Pacific region.

Saranpaal has spent 12 months on secondment at the Commonwealth Bank and 6 months at Westpac Bank advising on enterprise-wide digital transformation projects, leading vendor negotiations and advising key business, technology and executive stakeholders.

In 2015, Saranpaal co-founded a technology company that developed a data analytics platform for the aviation industry.

News & insights

Publications: 25 SEPTEMBER 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus update: an overview of European Commission State aid decisions (updated 25 Sept 2020)

Under State aid rules, UK and EEA Member State governments may not generally provide selective assistance to businesses without prior approval from the European Commission (EC). This includes…

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Publications: 24 SEPTEMBER 2020

Webinar: European Green Deal – changes to look out for and impact of Covid-19 on timeline

Environmental issues, and in particular climate change, remain high on the agenda as Europe and other regions seek to "build back greener" in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. This webinar focused on…

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Fintech

Publications: 24 SEPTEMBER 2020

Fintech M&A: The future of dealmaking post Covid-19 coronavirus

After a run of high-value deals at the start of the year, fintech M&A has dramatically slowed. What will dealmaking look like in the future?

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News: 23 SEPTEMBER 2020

Allen & Overy to host inaugural virtual APAC Corporate Academy

Series of five webinars provides mid-level M&A/corporate counsel with insight into regional trends and best practice in M&A transactions.

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Office

Sydney

Allen & Overy
Level 25, 85 Castlereagh Street
Sydney
NSW 2000

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Qualifications

Academic

Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of Sydney, 2010 

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), Aeronautical (Space), University of Sydney, 2008