Technology, Media and Telecommunications

In this digital age, change is a given for our clients, both in terms of technology and the laws that govern them. We guide them through every complex legal challenge they face.

Our experienced TMT practice group is organised through our three Benelux offices, with specialist lawyers providing coordinated and integrated legal advice on domestic and cross-border matters. We advise our clients on all aspects of laws governing information technology, media and electronic communication and we assist them in advisory work, contract negotiations and disputes, among other things. We are involved in highly innovative projects and crucial digital transition matters at both national and international level.

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LU Law

Stibbe assists Uchida Yoko Co with the acquisition of Open Assessment Technologies

Stibbe assisted Uchida Yoko Co., Ltd., with the acquisition of 100% of Open Assessment Technologies S.A. (OAT™).

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NL Law

Legal sponsorship of Wildlife Justice Commission

We take great pride in our longstanding partnership with the Wildlife Justice Commission, serving as one of their legal sponsors.

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BE Law

Stibbe advises ArmenTekort

Stibbe has advised ArmenTekort on data processing and GDPR compliance.

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NL Law

Stibbe advises Focus Entertainment

Stibbe advises Focus Entertainment SA on the acquisition of a majority stake in WW1 Game Series.

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Services

Our TMT team is highly recognised for its extensive knowledge of information and communication technologies and its substantial expertise in IT projects and IT contracting, IT regulation and compliance, IT, telecom and media-related litigation, IT security, software licensing, outsourcing and cloud sourcing, cyber security, and data privacy and protection.

We handle multiple projects regarding emerging technology, including cloud computing, blockchain, FinTech innovations, social media and other online platforms, cross-border data flows, smart mobility, and smart building. Our team also has notable experience in digital transformation issues such as AI, Big Data and 5G usage rights.

We have an exceptionally strong public sector offering, working closely with our public procurement specialists on a range of contracts and outsourcing/cloud sourcing issues for both domestic and foreign governmental bodies.

When clients are confronted with IT conflicts, we quickly identify the points in dispute, assess their legal relevance and present them to informal dispute resolution panels, arbitrators or the court. We have vast experience in successfully handling IT-related disputes before the courts, offering our clients the best combination of IT knowledge and long standing dispute resolution experience.

We continuously educate ourselves on IT-technical issues and developments to make sure we understand our clients’ business, in order to provide them with pragmatic advice and solutions.

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Recognition & Awards

"Stibbe quickly mastered the material and delivered an opinion with their own vision on the matter, which helped us in making a choice in a field full of legal uncertainties."

Chambers Europe
2023
TMT

"Stibbe are very responsive, offer quick turnaround times and are able to respond in a short timeframe if the project requires it."

Chambers Europe
2023
TMT

"High level of experience and know-how, especially in the IT and software licensing department."

The Legal 500
2023
Industry Focus: Information Technology

"The team is able to render good and pragmatic advice with regard to all matters of IT law, including also and in particular brand-new aspects. The associate resourcing is excellent."

The Legal 500
2023
Industry Focus: Information Technology

"The team is good with technically sound advice. The lawyers are very professional and easy to work with, and they stick to their deadlines."

Chambers Europe
2023
TMT

"Stibbe’s IT and Telecoms practice is a group of experienced lawyers that provides highly qualitative legal advice and takes into account the underlying business context and objectives of its client."

The Legal 500
2022
IT and Telecoms

"This team shows it truly understands that being an effective lawyer in the information technology practice not only means staying on top of the many areas of law that come together in the IT practice, but also means understanding the technology itself."

The Legal 500
2021
Information Technology

One satisfied client highlights that Stibbe "gives us expert and, most importantly, pragmatic advice."

Chambers Europe
2021
TMT: IT & IT Outsourcing

"Stibbe's strongly driven multidisciplinary technology, media and communications team provides valuable practical guidance based on deep legal knowledge."

The Legal 500
2021
IT and Telecoms