Telecoms & New Technologies

Telecoms & New Technologies

Our firm has recognised know-how in the telecoms and new technologies sectors.

Our lawyers have developed considerable expertise in resolving disputes in these sectors and represent French and international operators in arbitration and legal proceedings relating to the operation of GSM networks and the construction of telecommunications infrastructures.

Our recent track record

  • Representing a company director in a dispute relating to the enforcement of a promise considered as a letter of comfort to guarantee the commitments of several of its subsidiaries in the telecommunications sector in West Africa.
  • Representing a research centre in a mediation with a client (an international organisation) concerning the construction of telecommunications infrastructures in the Antarctic Ocean.
  • Representing a European electronics group in an ICC arbitration against an American group concerning payment for IT subcontracting work in the Middle East and the termination of the subcontracting agreement.
  • Representing a GSM operator in two ICC arbitrations then in an UNCITRAL arbitration against a Middle Eastern State regarding the operation of one of the two local GSM networks.
  • Representing a mobile telephone operator in an investment arbitration against a West African State for breach of various obligations under its GSM licence agreement.
  • Representing a leading European high-tech group in a CCJA investment arbitration against an African State arising out of the early termination of a concession contract.
  • Representing a subsidiary of a European defence company in an ICC arbitration against a Turkish telecommunications operator concerning the early termination of several transponder lease agreements.
  • Representing a Moroccan telecom operator before the French Courts in a dispute with a Belgian company in the context of non-performance of a contract and international fraud.
  • Representing a West African telecommunications group in a dispute before the Commercial Court of Paris against a telecommunications equipment manufacturer concerning payment for certain network infrastructures.
  • Representing a French telecommunications company against a Polynesian company in an action to set aside an arbitration award.
  • Representing a South American telecommunications company in an action to set aside an arbitration award before the French Courts against a Spanish company.
  • Representing a Kenyan company in ICC arbitral proceedings against a telecommunications company concerning the termination of a cooperation agreement for the sale of mobile phones in Africa.
  • Representing a leading telecommunications operator in various ICC arbitration cases against an African State, including an ICC emergency arbitration and the seizure of assets belonging to that State in France, Switzerland and the United States of America.

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