Joana Gomes dos Santos webThe Portuguese legal framework is still not ready for the digital world, and this is creating challenges for technology, media and telecommunications lawyers when drawing up contracts, says Joana Gomes dos Santos, partner at Caiado Guerreiro in Lisbon.
Filipe Mayer webConsiderable opportunities exist for lawyers to sell technology-related services to clients, however many law firms ‘still resistant to technological developments’
IBL80 p48 photosTraditional aviation legislation was not designed to cover new technology such as drones and flying cars – meanwhile, the implementation of the GDPR is creating many opportunities for lawyers
Marta Gil de Biedma webBlockchain technology, which acts as an incorruptible digital ledger system, has the capacity to drive what will effectively be the “fourth industrial revolution”, says Marta Gil de Biedma, partner at Ventura Garcés & López-Ibor.
Carina Branco webTMT clients are ‘volatile, fast evolving and constantly question their strategy’, so their legal advisers have to be permanently available to solve problems that are seldom ordinary
IBL80 normanheckhThe introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation has contributed to a rise in inspections by data protection agencies, with the result that clients are requiring more legal advice on audits, says Norman Heckh, partner at Ramón y Cajal Abogados.
IBL80 p46 photosLaw firms have key role to play in protecting clients from the risks associated with data management – implementing data protection measures is vital
Wednesday, 09 January 2019 15:42

TMT e-report 2018

IBL80 TMTannualreport cover

Friday, 24 November 2017 11:03

TMT e-report 2017

Friday, 24 November 2017 11:01

TMT annual report 2017: Treasure chest

The introduction of new EU rules on data protection means it will be boom time for TMT lawyers in the next year
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