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CMS Kluge

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What the team is known for

Often advises a range of public bodies and private companies on the procurement of IT services. Also assists with cloud services, artificial intelligence and software development. Additionally well versed in handling disputes over IT contracts.

Strengths

Clients are pleased that the team provides "advice in a clear and distinct manner."

An interviewee says: "They are good at understanding our problems and questions, providing expert advice and responding quickly."

Work highlights

Assisted Brønnøysund Register Centre with the IT agreements for a new platform it is developing for its register system.

Notable practitioners

Torstein Arendt assists clients with data protection and IT procurement work. He is noted by market sources for being a "rare combination of both an engineer and a lawyer."

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Overview


CMS Kluge is renowned for participation in large digitalization and sourcing projects for both public and private clients. We have extensive experience with commercial negotiations and licensing/subscription models regarding software, cloud computing and other as a service deliverables. Members of CMS Kluge’s practice group are experts on the Norwegian ICT template agreements. Especially the widely used SSA template agreements, which are the government standard terms and conditions for ICT contracts.

We are also experienced in negotiations and contract drafting in R&D projects where rights to the developments and data are key factors. Our lawyers have both theoretical and practical experiences when it comes to big data and artificial intelligence. 

Furthermore, the practice group handles matters concerning eCommerce, IoT, e-Communications and telecom, eSignatures, infrastructure, cybersecurity and other legal compliance and regulatory issues in the tech field. We also have an unique specialisation within accessibility matters concerning technology. 





Members

Oddbjørnsen, Stian Hultin (Head of Department)

Arendt, Torstein

Thorsby, Marte

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CMS Kluge

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Location

Olav Kyrres gate 21

PO Box 277

Stavanger

Rogaland

Norway

4005

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Norway

TMT: Information Technology


Torstein Arendt
Band 4