IT Law

The information age is fast-paced. Companies must adapt quickly, or risk fading away. Legislative changes can come overnight, when mandated by court decision. For example, recent changes to the safe harbor data transfer rules. Factors like these can leave companies in legal limbo with their operations hanging in the balance.

Representative experience

Advising an online bank on a major IT project involving the replatforming of the bank's core technology platform on a fully outsourced basis.

Advising a major financial institution on its Pingit mobile banking application, Europe’s first person-to-person service for sending and receiving money using mobile phone numbers.

Advising a bank on an agreement with a mobile service provider to provide a near-field contactless payment service through mobile handsets.

Assisting a global media company and its affiliates in drafting and negotiating agreements for outsource development, operation, and maintenance of a mobile payment processing platform.

Advising ITV on a renegotiation and extension of critical technology services arrangements for the playout of all of its television channels, including an innovative risk sharing solution.

Advising a provider of cloud-enabled enterprise hosting and application management services on the localization of Master Services and Reseller Agreements for use in other jurisdictions.

Advising on a global IT outsourcing transaction for Textron Inc. worth approximately US$1.1bn over a 10-year term.

Assisting a construction and engineering company on four multijurisdictional IT and telecoms outsourcing projects, including negotiating framework agreements with the supplier and deployment of local agreements.

Advising an entertainment provider on the negotiation of services agreements with developers of various web-based applications and data products.

Defending an insurance and healthcare company in litigation alleging breach of an open source license and patent infringement claims, in the Northern District of California.

Hogan Lovells Publications

Following a cyber attack, IoT device manufacturers, data controllers, and sellers could face liability under the EU’s Product Liability Directive and the GDPR

Advancements in technology may provide consumers with a continuous stream of upgraded products, but they’re also proving that current security and privacy regulations fall short...

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Over-the-air software updates for IoT devices present companies with product liability and safety opportunities — and challenges

Mobile devices within the Internet of Things (IoT) are continuously benefitting from rapid technological advancements. And once those devices are sold to consumers, over-the-air (OTA)...

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Hogan Lovells French legal and regulatory update – October 201 7

The Paris office of Hogan Lovells is pleased to provide this English language edition of our monthly e - newsletter, which offers a legal and regulatory update covering France and Europe...

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McDowell v. CGI Federal Inc.: A Stark Reminder to Government Contractors of Their Cybersecurity Obligations

On 1 June 2017, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a decision in a class action lawsuit, McDowell v. CGI Federal Inc., Civ. Action No. 15-1157 (GK) (D.D.C. 2017),...

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A brief analysis of the draft key information infrastructure protection measures

Another step forward filling in blanks in the cyber security law or more questions than answers?

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The Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Bill and POPIA: Prioritising data protection Without Prejudice

On the tail of 12 May global "WannaCry" ransomware attack, arguably the most widespread cyber-attack in history which, according to Raconteur, affected more than 250 000 victims in...

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