IT and Startups
The new industrial era is marked by innovation, digitalisation and automation. Considering the rapidly changing and increasingly competitive landscape, it is vital to keep pace with the emerging technologies that are redefining the world and regulatory frameworks.
Constantly evolving technologies are challenging and transforming traditional business systems, bringing new threats and new opportunities. Clients require lawyers who share their passion for the dynamic world of IT as well as understand its specificities.
Multidisciplinary approach and experience
Because IT is a one of the most dynamic and innovative industries today, and considering its’ fast pace, our team brings together experts from our intellectual property, employment, corporate and M&A, finance and tax, regulatory and commercial practices.
Our experts are knowledgeable of the applicable technologies that are ancillary to the industry, including cloud computing, web and smart phone applications, e-commerce, databases, algorithms and security. We regularly advise international technology companies and startups on software development and licensing issues, commercial aspects of the internet such as internet privacy and data protection, internet domain claims and disputes, and technology-related procurement and outsourcing matters.
IT and outsorcing services
Information technology outsourcing is the practice of outsourcing a company’s computer or Internet-related work – such as programming, coding, etc. Our IT legal experts regularly advise clients on effective legal and commercial solutions for their IT outsourcing projects.
We advise startups, entrepreneurs and emerging-growing companies. We understand the needs of start-up companies and we work closely with our clients advising them on all aspects of their formation and development, in order to help position them for growth and success.
Blockchain and cryptocurrencies are developing faster than regulators globally can respond to them, clients rely on our legal experts to anticipate and address emerging issues. We combine a wide range of practices and industries, including IT, Financial Services, M&A and Tax, and advise on the application of local and EU laws to blockchain-based products and services.
Gaming and entertainment
The gaming and entertainment industry is continuing to expand and evolve at a rapid rate. Our clients include multi-national publishers, small and large studios, console, PC and mobile games financiers, AR and VR businesses, online platforms, e-sports businesses, middleware and software providers, localisation companies, trade publishers, industry trade bodies and leading industry figures.