Telecommunication

Germany

  • Corporate transactions at both local and international level in the telecommunications sector
  • Regulatory and telecommunications law issues of all kinds and regulatory strategies
  • Invitations to tender for purchasing telecommunications services
  • Proceedings before courts and public authorities (German Federal Network Agency (BNetzA), German Federal Cartel Office and European Commission) as well as representation in mediation, arbitration and conciliation procedures
  • Drafting and negotiation of all relevant telecommunications contracts
    • Network access agreements (e.g. network interconnection, access to the local loop, bit-stream access, open access)
    • Reseller contracts
    • MVNO agreements
    • Leased line and fibre optic cable agreements
    • Procurement, maintenance, sales and cooperation agreements
    • Project agreements, outsourcing and insourcing contracts

Focus

We have extensive experience of structuring, managing, negotiating and implementing corporate transactions in the telecommunications sector at both local and international level. In addition to the conventional fields of activity involving agreements and regulatory matters, we advise companies on all network access issues (for example open access) and in the context of telecoms outsourcing projects.

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Das ‘sehr gute’ Team von CMS [….] wird insbesondere für regulatorische und kartellrechtliche Expertise empfohlen, die Full-Service-Kanzlei hat jedoch auch erhebliche Erfahrungen mit vertragsrechtlichen und Transkations-Mandaten in der TK-Branche.

The Legal 500 Deutschland, 2017

Besides CMS’ transactional strength in the telecoms sector, the firm also has deep expertise in regulatory matters.

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2016
November 2016
Stud­ie: Di­git­al Eco­nomy & Recht
Sind die Rechts­ab­teilun­gen deutscher Un­terneh­men auf die di­gitale Trans­form­a­tion vorbereit­et? Welche Heraus­for­der­ungen, Chan­cen und Risiken er­warten die In­house-An­wälte durch die Di­git­al­is­ier­ung? Was sind die The­men­feld­er und Rechts­ge­bi­ete, die durch den di­gitalen Wan­del be­son­ders be­t­ro­f­fen sind? Die Stud­ie „Di­git­al Eco­nomy & Recht“, heraus­gegeben vom BUJ (Bundes­verb­and der Un­ternehmens­jur­isten) und CMS, liefert An­t­worten auf diese und zahlreiche weit­ere Fra­gen. Sie bes­chränkt sich aber nicht nur auf Zah­len und Fak­ten, son­dern liefert im zweiten Teil auch wer­tvolle In­form­a­tion­en zu recht­lichen Frages­tel­lungen, die in un­mit­tel­bar­em Zusam­men­hang mit der Di­git­al­is­ier­ung stehen.Trail­er zur Stud­ie „Di­git­al Eco­nomy & Recht“560340ht­tps://youtu.be/fXReuzbR1mE1al­waysBei In­teresse an der Stud­ie neh­men Sie gerne Kon­takt zu uns auf.Zur Pressemit­teilung >>

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01/10/2014
Tele­fón­ica Deutsch­land com­pletes ac­quis­i­tion of E-Plus with CMS sup­port
12 May 2020
Loc­a­tion apps in the time of COV­ID-19
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24 April 2020
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03/08/2009
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17 April 2020
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17 February 2020
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A re­cent non-bind­ing Opin­ion of the Ad­voc­ate Gen­er­al has sig­nalled that the stand­ard con­trac­tu­al clauses can con­tin­ue to be used as a safe­guard for trans­fer­ring per­son­al data out­side the EEA. However,...
15 November 2019
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18 July 2019
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19 March 2019
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