Experienced experts accounted for their expertise in IT and telecommunication law advise national and international companies in the information technology industry (eg telecommunication and software companies, system houses, IT service providers as well as global retail platforms) on sector-specific, commercial issues and problems in connection with IT law. Our legal services include:
In addition, DWF’s IT law experts advise sector-specific companies and assist in acquisitions in the technology sector. Our expertise in IT and technology law further includes legal advice on digitalisation in all industries and the market launch of innovative technology products. DWF also advise companies when developing new technologies and business models such as in the field of 3D printing/additive manufacturing, autonomous driving, internet of things, industrial internet and big data.
Legal advice by DWF Germany in the TechRad project
As intermediaries of goods or services, platforms often stand in the "middle" between businesses and consumers. In view of this triangular relationship, the P2B Regulation aims to ensure greater transparency for the benefit of business users (e.g. distributors).
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) just adopted its Interpretive Note to Recommendation 15, recommending member jurisdictions to regulate and monitor virtual asset service providers for anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing purposes.
Update: General Data Protection Regulation
DWF's Cologne event provided a forum to explore the consequences of new technologies such as 3D printing.
Court of Appeals Berlin, decision of 29.09.2018 – (4) 161 Ss 28/18 (35/18) published in German under: www.gerichtsentscheidungen.berlin-brandenburg.de
This legal update gives an overview on data transfers to third countries under the General Data Protection Regulation.
The European Commission's decision to fine Google €2.42 billion for breach of EU competition law is significant for Google – but also exposes failings in the Commission's processes.