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TMC - Technology, Media & Communications

There is an enormous demand in the current market for products and services in the Technology, Media and Communications sector, with innovative service providers disrupting industries such as transport, finance, entertainment, hospitality, payments and e-commerce and existing international companies digitalizing their existing products and services.

Conscious of the demand for legal advice and support that caters to the needs of these platforms, services and products, CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow offers expertise in the TMC sector to meet the often complex and bespoke needs that these digital services have.

With a local team specialized in solving the legal challenges that both entrepreneurs and established players in rapidly evolving, technology-driven companies face, our lawyers have the requisite experience to identify the relevant risks and challenges, with the support and collaboration of hundreds of lawyers across the world that form part of the CMS network.

Our international team of lawyers has specialized academic and professional experience in information technology, as well as experience in the public and private sector in order to offer advice in e-commerce, intellectual property, data protection and privacy, telecommunications, financial technology (FinTech), legal technology applications (LegalTech), and regulation of automated processes and services.

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Overview of equIP
Latin America’s start-up scene is booming. In recent years, it has become vibrant and diverse, and there is plenty of potential for growth. With
CMS Expert Guide to 5G
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Digital health apps and telemedicine in Mexico
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Data protection and cybersecurity laws in Mexico
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5G regulation and law in Mexico
1. What is the state of 5G deployment in your country? Major local services providers are already offering 5G in some cities. On 7 October 2021, the Federal Tele­com­mu­nic­a­tions Institute (“IFT”) created...
Technology Transformation: Managing Risks in a Changing Landscape
Changing tech, changing risks
Trade secret laws and regulations in Mexico
General 1. Has the Directive (EU) 2016/943 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2016 on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their...
CMS Next
What’s next? In a world of ever-ac­cel­er­at­ing change, staying ahead of the curve and knowing what’s next for your business or sector is essential. At CMS, we see ourselves not only as your legal advisers but also as your business partners. We work together with you to not only resolve current issues but to anticipate future challenges and innovate to meet them. With our latest publication, CMS Next, our experts will regularly offer you insights into and fresh perspectives on a range of issues that businesses have to deal with – from ESG agendas to restructuring after the pandemic or facing the digital transformation. We will also share with you more about the work that we are doing for our clients, helping them innovate, grow and mitigate risk. To be able to provide you with the best support, we immerse ourselves in your world to understand your legal needs and challenges. However, it is equally important that you know who we are and how we can work with you. So, we invite you to meet our experts and catch a glimpse of what is happening inside CMS. Enjoy reading this publication, which we will update regularly with new content. CMS Executive Team
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