Location: Expertise / Telecom, Media & Technology
Telecom, Media & Technology

With extensive business experience in telecom, media and technology (TMT), GLO provides services for a large number of clients from telecom, media, high-tech and fintech industries regarding legal matters in various aspects including enterprises’ investing  & financing, merger & reorganization, domestic and foreign listing, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, intellectual property, labour & employment and dispute resolution, etc.

 

Today, with the development of technology and economic society, our services in the sector also widely cover internet, big data, artificial intelligence (AI), cloud services, Internet of Things (IoTs), blockchain, virtual currency, digital content protection and distribution, data compliance and privacy, internet security, franchise and licensing, among others.

 

Our diverse clients includes well-known PE/VC investment organizations, internet and high-tech companies, telecom operators, e-commerce platforms, new media covering large-scale multinational companies and organizations, state-owned enterprises, private economy, small medium enterprises (SMEs) and startups.

Telecom and Internet

With extensive industrial knowledge in a variety of industries ranging from traditional telecom industry to the rapidly developing internet industry, our legal experts provide full set of legal services for various clients ranging from large telecom operators to small internet startups.

 

Our services mainly include:

  • access permission, regulatory compliance, operational governance
  • investing & financing, merger & reorganization, cross-border investment, domestic and foreign listing and bond issuance
  • labour & employment
  • intellectual property
  • dispute resolution, etc
     

Media and E-commerce

The rapid development of social media, new media and e-commerce is changing the operation methods of traditional media and retail industries. With rich industrial experience in various fields including media, promotion, advertising and marketing, our legal team provides professional legal services to align the development of emerging technologies and things as well asthe demands of business development. 

 

Our services mainly include:

  • investing & financing, merger & reorganization, cross-border investment, domestic and foreign listing and bond issuance
  • advertising, marketing and sponsoring of relevant business contracts and legal documents
  • content licenses, marketing strategies and arrangements
  • regulatory compliance and data privacy protection
  • brand and intellectual property protection
  • dispute resolution, etc

High Technology

On the basis of industrial technological knowledge accumulated through serving top-tier high-tech enterprises and rapidly developing small and medium technology companies over the years and by virtue of extensive business advantages of GLO, we can provide high-quality comprehensive legal services to clients in this sector.

 

Our services mainly include:

  • investing & financing, merger & reorganization, cross-border investment, domestic and foreign listing and bond issuance;
  • labour and employment
  • antitrust and unfair competition
  • technology research & development, transfer
  • protection of business secrets and intellectual property
  • data compliance and protection
  • dispute resolution, etc

Fintech

From mobile payment to virtual currency and from internet finance to smart financial adviser, new technologies are continuously reformed and developed, at the same time, new businesses and products are constantly introduced and applied, repeatedly changing the service practices of traditional financial industry. On the basis of the business concept of innovation and expansion and by virtue of professional legal skills, GLO fintech business team helps fintech enterprises seize opportunities and rise to challenge in the digital reform.

 

Our services mainly include:

  • financial services in various forms such as B2B, B2C, P2P and O2O
  • mobile payment
  • big data and cloud computing
  • artificial intelligence
  • virtual currency and blockchain, among others

Media's Evaluation

Global Law Office is a dynamic full-service firm that is routinely instructed by major domestic technology companies to handle a variety of acquisition and financing projects. Utilises its private equity financing skills for transactions in the TMT space. Possesses expertise in data protection and data privacy law.
——Chambers-Greater China Region 2022

 

Recognitions

"Global Law Office is a very professional law firm," says one admiring client who also describes the team as "efficient and professional.”
——Chambers-Greater China Region 2022

 

One impressed client notes: "They are very meticulous on drafting and reviewing documents and doing the due diligence."
——Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific 2021

 

Awards

  • 2022, China IP Awards: Technology, Media & Telecoms Firms of the Year, Asia IP
  • 2022, Nominated in China Law Awards - High Technology Law Firm of the Year, LEGALBAND
  • 2021-2022, Nominated in Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year, Asian Legal Business
  • 2022, Nominated in Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year: East China - Non-local, Asian Legal Business
  • 2021, Nominated in Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year: The Coastal Areas - Non-local, Asian Legal Business
  • 2019, Nominated in TMT Deal of the Year, Asian Legal Business2016, Recommended firm in TMT, Asialaw Profiles

Rankings

  • 2022, Top-tier firm in High-tech, DAWKINS
  • 2022, Recommended firm in Media, Telecoms (TMT), Chambers and Partners Greater China Region
  • 2017-2021, Recommended firm in Media, Telecoms (TMT), Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific
  • 2016-2022, Top-tier firm in TMT, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
  • 2017-2022, Recommended firm in TMT, LEGALBAND
  • 2016, Top-tier firm in TMT, LEGALBAND
  • 2022-2023, Highly Recommended firm in Technology and telecommunications, Asialaw Profiles
  • 2019-2023, Recommended firm in Media and entertainment, Asialaw Profiles
  • 2018-2021, Recommended firm in Technology and telecommunications, Asialaw Profiles
  • 2016, Highly Recommended TMT firm, Asialaw Profiles

Cybersecurity

  • 2022, Nominated in Cyber Security and Data Protection Law Firm of the Year, Asian Legal Business
  • 2022, China Law Awards - Cybersecurity and Data Compliance Law Firm of the Year, LEGALBAND
  • 2022, Top-tier firm in Data protection, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
  • 2021, Recommended firm in Data Protection, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
  • 2019-2022, Top-tier firm in cybersecurity & data protection, LEGALBAND