Mayer Brown LLP

Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT) Department

Asia-Pacific Region
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What the team is known for Hong Kong-based TMT group that wins impressive instructions from technology and telecommunications companies and is supported by an equally impressive IP practice. Deals with work ranging from complex outsourcing projects to IT agreements and licensing issues. Highly sought after for advice on cybersecurity and data protection as well as fintech, e-commerce and AI-related mandates. Also acts for media and broadcasting entities on regulatory matters.

Strengths According to one client, "one of the biggest strengths of the team is their creativity and out-of-the-box thinking. They understand the law very well and seek creative ways to accomplish their clients’ goals."

Another impressed client describes the team as "practical and commercial," adding: "They provide good practical solutions and tips to reduce risk and achieve business objectives. They also help me think ahead of issues that need to be addressed at a business level."

Work highlights Advised technology startup Contineo on all contractual aspects concerning the launch of its new structured product platform, including drafting and negotiating the subscription agreement for subscribers and the vendor agreements to procure hardware, software and cloud services.

Notable practitioners

Gabriela Kennedy in Hong Kong is a key contact for the group.