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Fuelled by huge customer demand for cutting-edge products and increased supply of pioneering services, the sectors of technology, media and communications are each undergoing unprecedented change. Innovation is key and so tech and communication suppliers, and creators and distributors of media, need to protect their investments and maximise their commercial opportunities. Likewise, as sectors continue to converge, users, financiers and investors in technology, media and communications need to get to grips with digital transformation and how it is overhauling the traditional spaces they once operated in.

To tackle these challenges head-on, some of the world’s leading companies and fastest-growing businesses are choosing to work with lawyers like us who understand your sector, speak your language and are available wherever you need us.

At CMS, our global team of over 300 specialist lawyers has been exposed to virtually every risk and challenge you face. With our long-standing focus on Technology, Media and Communications, we are best-placed to deliver innovative solutions and timely advice through our award-winning disputes, corporate, IP, commercial, competition, finance, data privacy and security, employment and tax practices.

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08 May 2020
Data Law Nav­ig­at­or | Over­view
Find here in­form­a­tion about data pro­tec­tion and cy­ber se­cur­ity laws in vari­ous coun­tries world­wide: Al­bania, Aus­tria, Bel­gi­um, Bos­nia and Herzegov­ina, Bul­garia, Croa­tia, Czech Re­pub­lic, France, Ger­many, Hong Kong, Hun­gary, Italy, Lux­em­bourg, Mex­ico, Monte
21 May 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to Autonom­ous Vehicles
This CMS Ex­pert Guide brings to­geth­er ana­lys­is from leg­al ex­perts across our in­ter­na­tion­al net­work on the leg­al re­quire­ments that must be ob­served for test­ing and us­ing AVs at dif­fer­ent levels of auto­ma­tion.
26 May 2020
European Com­mis­sion must ad­dress in­tel­lec­tu­al prop­erty and AI
The Com­mit­tee on Leg­al Af­fairs (JURI) of the European Par­lia­ment has pub­lished three draft re­ports re­lat­ing to ar­ti­fi­cial in­tel­li­gence (AI). This note is about the draft re­port on in­tel­lec­tu­al prop­erty...
26 April 2020
Data Law Nav­ig­at­or | Slov­e­nia
In­form­a­tion on Data Pro­tec­tion and Cy­ber Se­cur­ity laws from CMS ex­perts
03 February 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to 5G
5G: Across coun­tries, some tech­nic­al para­met­ers are com­mon; the same can­not be said for reg­u­la­tion. Find here a guide about the key 5G re­lated reg­u­lat­ory po­s­i­tions be­ing taken in 40 jur­is­dic­tions.
12 May 2020
Loc­a­tion apps in the time of COV­ID-19
Con­tact tra­cing and loc­a­tion data-based ap­plic­a­tions have re­cently be­come the sub­ject of the heated de­bates in view of their wide­spread use in the fight against the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic. In re­sponse to...
26 April 2020
Data Law Nav­ig­at­or | Hun­gary
In­form­a­tion on Data Pro­tec­tion and Cy­ber Se­cur­ity laws from CMS ex­perts
04 July 2019
CMS Ex­pert Guide to On­line Gambling Reg­u­la­tion in Europe
The gambling in­dustry is con­stantly in a state of change. Check out this guide to see the gambling leg­al land­scape and who to con­tact should you have ques­tions.
29 April 2020
Busi­nesses turn to elec­tron­ic / di­git­al sig­na­tures as re­mote work­ing be­comes...
This art­icle is pro­duced by CMS Hol­born Asia, a Form­al Law Al­li­ance between CMS Singa­pore and Hol­born Law LLC. As work­place clos­ures and so­cial dis­tan­cing have rendered phys­ic­al sign­ing of doc­u­ments lo­gist­ic­ally...
26 April 2020
Data Law Nav­ig­at­or | Rus­sia
In­form­a­tion on Data Pro­tec­tion and Cy­ber Se­cur­ity laws from CMS ex­perts
26 April 2019
CMS Ex­pert Guide to Se­cur­ity Token Of­fer­ings
Dur­ing Se­cur­ity Token Of­fer­ings, com­pan­ies sell token­ized se­cur­it­ies to in­vestors. Our pub­lic­a­tion is a guide to the cur­rent state of play of the reg­u­lat­ory en­vir­on­ment in se­lect jur­is­dic­tions world­wide.
21 April 2020
E-Sig­na­tures in Oman and COV­ID-19 
Gov­ern­ment au­thor­it­ies all across the world are strongly ad­vising, and in many cases are even re­quir­ing, people to stay at home, so­cially dis­tance from one an­oth­er and avoid gath­er­ings to help put an...