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Robert Bratby

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Rob Bratby advises on regulatory, corporate and commercial matters in the telecoms, media, and technology sectors in Europe and Asia.

Rob provides regulatory counsel in the telecoms, media and technology sectors and on data privacy and cyber security issues. He advises clients on mergers, acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, equity and debt investments, and provides strategic counsel to companies and their boards. His commercial practice includes sourcing, e-commerce, m-commerce, cloud, digital and mobile money, and telecoms and technology industry specific contracts such as sub-sea cables systems, satellites, network sharing, MVNOs, roaming, broadcast and transmission, construction, maintenance and operation of terrestrial and sub-sea cable systems, satellites, cloud, mobile services and applications, digital and mobile money, e-commerce and m-commerce, sourcing and procurement, robotic and AI process automation, resale, distribution and partnering arrangements.

Rob has extensive experience in cross-border transactions and structuring foreign investment into emerging markets, and he lived and worked in Singapore 2011–2016. Rob's experience before joining the firm includes working in-house at a telecoms operator and working for the UK telecoms regulator.