Our telecommunications law team is one of the few with a recognised, sustained expertise in this demanding sector. Our work covers telecoms network infrastructure projects, industry specific commercial work, regulatory and competition advice and disputes, corporate and M&A transactions, dispute resolution, real estate, employment and pensions.
“DWF are quick to respond to our business needs, both with regard to legal advice and in-house support. Their collaborative and commercial approach has only served to further strengthen our relationship and enhance their credentials as one of our trusted legal advisors.”– Telefónica UK Limited
Whether you’re a public network operator, service provider, equipment and infrastructure vendor, industry investor or large-scale user of networks, systems and services, we have a national network of specialists with a commitment to providing decisive, sustainable direction.
A team who understands the challenges you face and the speed of change in your dynamic industry as well as offering sector-relevant advice and innovative solutions, grounded in clear technical knowledge. People who are trusted by some of the leading names in the telecoms industry including Orange/EE, Hutchison 3G UK Limited (‘3’), and institutional landlords such as Peel, having dealt with the telecoms infrastructure in a number of their flagship properties.
Andrew Symms, Head of Energy and Industrial Manufacturing at DWF comments on the Markit/CIPS Manufacturing PMI data released today.
Christian Peeters, competition law partner at global law firm DWF, looks at the US administration's ban on Huawei from an antitrust perspective and highlights how Google's and other companies' compliance with the executive order has knock-on effects on competitive smartphone markets in the EU and on EU consumers.
Introduced at the end of 2017, the Criminal Finances Act created two new strict liability corporate criminal offences, both targeted at the prevention of the criminal faclilitation of tax evasion. After somewhat of a 'soft landing' in terms of enforcement we ask: where are we now? What should businesses be doing to protect themselves? What comes next?
After much speculation, late 2018 saw the adoption of laws opening a relaxation of foreign investment thresholds in UAE companies. While the international free zones in the UAE have long played a meaningful part in attracting foreign investment, where foreign investment thresholds do not apply, it is the UAE’s adoption of Federal Decree No. (19) of 2018 on Foreign Direct Investment (the “FDI Law”) which is the game changer for further FDI into certain sectors of the UAE’s economy
In this article we look at the Trade Mark Regulations 2018, which came into force on 14 January 2019, and the effect the new rules will have on trademark owners and licensees.
By James Fox, Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution Middle East, DWF (Middle East) LLP, Dubai, UAE.