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Clifford Chance LLP

Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT): International

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What the team is known for

Fully integrated Singapore component of a global TMT practice, representing a broad-based clientele extending from recent start-ups to long-established multinationals, financial institutions and investors. Offers a full suite of practice area services, including assistance with technology sector M&A, regulatory investigations and compliance, and contentious matters. Notably active in such spheres as artificial intelligence, blockchain and cryptocurrency, cybersecurity, outsourcing arrangements and smart contracting.

Strengths

A client notes: "We have found them very knowledgeable about financial technological systems and they give us very practical advice which is easy to apply. They are very commercial in their approach."

Another source adds: "Clifford Chance collaborates seamlessly within its own global network, and takes a very hands-on approach to countries it does not cover, being as supportive as it can. This has been extremely helpful when managing regional or global transactions."

Work highlights

Advised the tech start-up Countour on the establishment of a blockchain-based trade finance platform that digitises the creation and transfer of letters of credit and other financial instruments.

Notable practitioners

An interviewee praises Luke Grubb for his "outstanding legal expertise," further adding that "he has an in-depth grasp of the commercial implications of complex technology transactions." He is a market-leading expert who handles a range of technology mandates, from fintech and cybersecurity matters to technology-related transactions. He attracts praise from clients for "listening very well and being very thorough," with one client remarking: "He has many years of experience working with different industry clients and is very knowledgeable."

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Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT): International Department

Clifford Chance LLP

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25th floor, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3

12 Marina Boulevard

Singapore

Singapore Island

Singapore

018982

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Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT): International


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