Communications, Media & Technologies

Media industries are increasingly globalised and integrated, and privacy versus publicity issues have come sharply into focus. The dominance of the online industry has brought up novel issues concerning jurisdiction and liability. This requires a thorough understanding of the legal nuances of information-based businesses.

COBALT’s team is prepared to offer advice on:

  • The general regulatory framework of electronic communications, broadcasting and the media
  • Self-regulation codes
  • Relations with electronic communications and media regulators
  • Copyright
  • Privacy and data protection
  • E-commerce
  • Legal aspects of homepage content, including terms and conditions
  • Legal aspects of applications and games
  • Wi-Fi issues
  • Software licencing
  • Contractual arrangements for the provision of IT services and SAAS