Last Updated: 13 June 2019
has a destination TMT practice which sets it apart from many other full-service firms. Clients go to King & Spalding because of its deep TMT expertise; it does not happen to represent clients that are engaged in TMT activities as a by-product of a wider corporate or IP practice. It has the industry ... expertise to deliver the corporate/M&A, IP, licensing, regulatory, litigation and other advice that clients need to achieve their objectives. The Russia practice’s client list in the area is second to none and includes some of the biggest names in the global market, including Turner Broadcasting System Europe Limited, Discovery Communications, LionsGate, Warner Bros and Eurosport. The Russia practice is part of a larger global team, which from its offices in the USA (including four offices in California), the Middle East and Asia represents many of the global TMT industry’s leading names, including Google, TV Asia, Astro All Asia Networks, South Asia Entertainment Holdings, the Radio Music License Committee, NPR, PBS and ESPN.
has a Moscow office which provides clients with full-service TMT-related legal advice across Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The Moscow office was established in 1994 and has been helping clients to resolve the most complicated legal matters for the last 25 years. The team ... delivers a world-class level of service to clients by providing the highest-quality advice and support on transactional, regulatory, antitrust, commercial and IP issues, including those specific to the TMT sector, and includes litigators who are available to protect TMT clients' interests. The TMT industry-led client focus is fundamental to its overall strategy and allows clients to benefit from its deep knowledge, market insights and top-quality professionals. The Moscow office's TMT clients include high-profile technology companies, the largest conglomerates of the international gaming industry, telecommunications network operators and service providers, film and TV studios, TV and radio broadcasters, social networks, online retailers and auctioneers, as well as financial institutions and government organisations.