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Marval O'Farrell Mairal

TMT (Telecoms, Media, Technology)

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What the team is known for

Powerhouse firm recognised for its experienced and specialised TMT practice, regularly advising multinational companies from across the three subsectors. Deep bench of lawyers offers in-depth expertise advising on regulatory aspects of telecommunications and technology matters, as well as leading deals in this area. Experience handling data protection and privacy mandates continues to stand out. New client wins include WhatsApp, Alarm.com and Logitek.

Strengths

A market commentator highlights: "I admire the firm, they are number one in technology," going on to say: "They have a large team so can tackle technology issues from different perspectives."

A client remarks that their service is "excellent - they are one of the most legally concise and commercial teams that I have ever come across." Another interviewee confirms: "They translate regulation into simple language," concluding: "I would hire them again tomorrow."

Work highlights

Assisted Globenet Cabos Submarinos with establishing a submarine cable system connecting Brazil, Argentina and the USA, in an enterprise known as Project Malbec.

Notable practitioners

Daniel Di Paola is well known for his telecommunications practice, advising companies on issues spanning Wi-Fi coverage and subterranean cables. A source describes him as a "very good lawyer." Di Paola co-heads the department.

Up-and-coming partner Diego Fernández is highlighted for his technology practice, which focuses on data privacy concerns. A client endorses his "very strong analytical skills, deep legal analysis and commercial awareness."

Co-head of department Gustavo Giay receives plaudits from a client for his work in the technology field, who states that "Gustavo is very accessible, open to new ideas and goes beyond providing conventional solutions."

Department co-head Javier Etcheverry Boneo is "very easy to communicate with and very approachable," a client says, describing him as a "specialist" in telecommunications and technology regulations, also appreciating that "Javier adds economic and financial knowledge, which is a big asset."

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Overview

Marval’s telecoms and broadcasting department is renowned for providing high quality advice on complex and sophisticated TMT matters.

We have unmatched experience in telecommunications and outstanding experience in broadcasting, particularly in radio-related matters.

We are highly active in the television market and we provide a variety of clients with legal solutions related to the implementation of new telecommunications technologies (e.g. GPS devices, satellite monitoring devices, VOIP, local private networks, remote alarms, etc.).

Our TMT practice covers a wide range of matters including:

  • Telecommunications business and regulatory matters, including voice, data and video communications, fixed and mobile telephone services, satellite telephone and data transmission services, paging, trunking, and other value added services such as fax storing and forwarding and internet access services
  • Full spectrum of broadcasting business, including radio, television, cable (including MSO) and DTH services
  • Matters related to television programming, provision of satellite facilities, production and sale of television and radio shows
  • Applications for licenses to provide telecommunications and broadcasting services in Argentina and for spectrum allocation
  • Interconnection, Universal Service, and satellite matters
  • Telecommunications and broadcasting antitrust issues

TMT (Telecoms, Media, Technology) Department

Marval O'Farrell Mairal

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Department location

Av. Leandro N. Alem 882

Buenos Aires

Capital Federal

Argentina

C1001AAQ

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TMT (Telecoms, Media, Technology)


Daniel Di Paola
Band 3
Diego Fernández
Up and Coming
Gustavo Giay
Band 3
Javier Etcheverry Boneo
Band 2