Technology, Media and Telecommunications companies are bringing innovations to market at an ever-increasing rate. New products, services, distribution channels and content generate unique business challenges. Changing regulations, innovative business models that disrupt the status quo, technological advances, and an increasing need for intellectual property protection are just some of the issues that companies and investors in this sector must address.
Shearman & Sterling’s TMT group has a passion for the sector and a long history of helping clients reach and maintain their competitive advantages. Our lawyers advise many of the world’s largest technology, media and telecommunications companies as well as venture-backed and privately held companies and technology-focused investment banks and private equity funds.
We partner with our clients in all aspects of their business, providing strategic advice for their needs – capital raising, complex cross-border acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures and other collaborations, intellectual property rights, including trademark, copyright and patent, as well as dispute resolution. Our global footprint means that we can advise clients wherever – and whenever – their needs arise. We offer innovative solutions for the most complex business and legal issues anywhere in the world.
Video Series: Serrato on Connected Cars and Data Privacy
Counsel Jeewon Serrato takes a 360o look at the data privacy implications of connected cars. In four video episodes, she examines how the Federal Automated Vehicles Policy provides a framework for thinking about data privacy in connected cars; the challenges of regulation and jurisdiction in a global privacy context; insurance and liability concerns and how self-driving cars will change the transportation landscape. Watch >