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Telecommunications, Media & Technology

Technology and Communications

Overview

Our lawyers have advised on and structured various telecommunications, media and technology transactions, including network rollouts, licence applications, outsourcing structures, payment systems and turnkey contracts, and local and foreign joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions of IT and telecommunication companies. We have also advised on regulatory issues under the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Act and related legislation, rendered advice on and dealt with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission, and advised on the establishment of Multimedia Super Corridor status companies.

Telecommunications

  • 2G and 3G
  • 4G (WiMAX and 3GPP Long Term Evolution Network)
  • IPTV
  • Terrestrial and satellite Broadcasts

Media

  • Broadcasting content standards and guidelines
  • Distribution and marketing
  • Entertainment
  • Newspaper and printed media
  • Publishing
  • Publicity and advertising
  • Radio and Television

Technology

  • Business-to-Business (B2B)
  • Business-to-Consumer (B2C)
  • Business to Government (B2G)
  • Cloud computing
  • Data protection and privacy
  • E-Commerce
  • Electronic and online payment systems
  • Internet software and applications
  • IT hardware and equipment
  • Network and communications
  • Service providers
  • Social networking
  • Software

Christopher Lee & Co is recognised for its IT and Telecommunications practice in the Legal 500 rankings for 2012, and Kuok Yew Chen is recommended as a leading IT and Telecommunications lawyer.

Telecommunications

Our lawyers have significant experience in advising both local and international clients on various aspects of telecommunications law. We have advised on commercial, service and customer agreements for telecommunication providers, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), hardware and equipment suppliers and manufacturers, and software service providers (both application and content). We also advise on legal and regulatory compliance matters, including those pertaining to licensing requirements, regulatory frameworks and other guidelines which govern the telecommunications industry in Malaysia.

Media

We have advised on legal and regulatory matters specifically in respect of publications, communications and technology laws, and have worked with regulatory authorities on policy issues. In particular, we have considerable experience providing advice in relation to regulatory and licensing requirements under the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998, and compliance with other laws, and industry codes involving content and advertising standards, customer service level standards, the provision of online, mobile and television contests, and electronic commerce services.

Technology

We have advised on B2G, B2B and B2C transactions, data protection and privacy issues, electronic commerce and online payment businesses. Our lawyers have also worked with clients to implement outsourced service contracts such as maintenance and support, software development and systems integration across various industry sectors.

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Kuok Yew Chen
Kuok Yew Chen