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Technology, Outsourcing & Data

We provide clients with legal guidance to navigate digital transformation, helping enable businesses across sectors to remain competitive, exploit new business opportunities and improve business resilience.

Support and guidance throughout the digital transformation

Support and guidance throughout the digital transformation

Organisations across all industry sectors are increasingly adopting and upgrading IT systems, deploying new technologies and engaging in digital initiatives to remain competitive, exploit new business opportunities or improve business resilience. In many cases, technology may be the catalyst for transformation in a business or sector.

As a dynamic, global law firm, Clyde & Co provides expert advice to our clients on the technology law and regulation, complex IT outsourcing and procurement agreements, and data protection compliance issues that arise out of these projects.

Our cross-border team of technology, outsourcing and data specialists guide clients through complex IT procurement projects, help manage compliance risks and support the legal evaluation of new technologies.

We support our global clients across the private, public and third sectors in:

- Outsourcing and procurement
- Software licensing and development
- Emerging technology regulation
- Data protection and information law
- E-commerce and payments

They have very good commercial sense and their international network is also very helpful for handling multinational issues

Chambers Asia Pacific 2019

One of the benchmark firms for the region… strong expertise regarding technology developments in the healthcare, fintech, banking and retail sectors – UAE: Technology, Media & Telecoms

Chambers Global 2020, Band 1

Noted for data protection, GDPR compliance and outsourcing expertise – London: Human Resources

Legal 500 2019

In-depth knowledge of commercial IT issues in the context of the UK insurance market – UK South East: Technology, Media & Telecoms

Legal 500 2019

Our Technology, Outsourcing and Data Work

  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • UK & Europe
  • Outsourcing electronics contracts to China

    Advising Best Buy in relation to various outsourcing contracts in China as well as general commercial matters

    China

    Data management for aircraft maintenance and engineering data

    Advising on governance terms for a blockchain proof of concept for an inventory and supply chain management provider participating in a consortium with a number of multinationals in the aviation sector to explore data management for aircraft maintenance and engineering data.

    Hong Kong

    Data privacy and regulatory obligations across South East Asia

    Advising a Singapore-headquartered healthtech startup on its data privacy and regulatory obligations across South East Asia.

    Singapore
  • Advising a global professional services company in the Middle East region

    Advising a global professional services company in relation to the roll out, development and expansion of its business in the Middle East region, with a focus on the provision of IT consulting services, outsourced solutions, the sale and re-sale of hardware and the sub-licensing of third party...

    United Arab Emirates

    Implementation of a data protection program

    Advising a large African retail group in relation to the implementation of a data protection program, to be rolled out across the group.

    United Arab Emirates

    Law and regulatory policy in the Middle East and Africa

    Advising a global technology company on law and regulatory policy in the Middle East and Africa, including support on discussions with national regulators and governments on cloud and ICT regulation.

    United Arab Emirates

    Advice for e-payment operators on commercial arrangements

    Advising e-payment operators on commercial arrangements such as cardholder agreements, merchant agreements, customer agreements, partnering bank service agreements and data sharing agreements.

    United Arab Emirates

    Digital financial instruments between corporates, banks and insurers

    Advising on the terms and conditions of a platform for the exchange of digital financial instruments between corporates, banks and insurers.

    United Arab Emirates

    Media and advertising regulations in the UAE

    Advising a global fashion brand on media and advertising regulations in the UAE in the context of clearing promotional imagery for a regional online sales campaign via websites, banner advertising and social media.

    United Arab Emirates

    Impact of the GDPR in multiple Middle East and African jurisdictions

    Advising a European luxury automotive manufacturer on the impact of the GDPR across its business in multiple Middle East and African jurisdictions.

    United Arab Emirates

    Outsourcing Halliburtons global data security services

    Advising Halliburton on the negotiations for the outsourcing of its global data security services to an off-shore IT provider.

    United Arab Emirates
  • Outsourcing data management systems

    Advising a leading global software supplier on the outsourcing of its import management and dealer management systems by one of Russia's largest car dealerships,

    Russian Federation

    Blockchain solution to replace a paper-based financial instrument with a digital product

    Advising on the development, implementation, validity and enforceability of a blockchain solution in the context of a project to replace a paper-based financial instrument (i.e. cheques) with a digital product, including structuring a regulatory solution to accommodate the blockchain financial...

    United Kingdom

    Artificial intelligence software

    Advising a large international financial services client on its first global project to develop and use artificial intelligence software to carry out back-office administration processes.

    United Kingdom

    Parametric data

    Advising a major insurer on the pan-European roll-out of a new innovative product based on the use of parametric data.

    United Kingdom

    Procurement of a bespoke delivery management and CRM systems

    Advising an independent oil trading and shipping company on the procurement of a bespoke delivery management and CRM systems for a new retail business.

    United Kingdom

    Advising a European low-cost airline

    Advising a European low-cost airline on airport services agreements for aircraft landing, parking, use of airport infrastructure and outsourced local services and the outsourcing of ground-handling services to third party operators.

    United Kingdom

    Cash processing outsourcing agreements

    Acting for a multinational security services company on a number of cash processing outsourcing agreements.

    United Kingdom

    Outsourcing of emergency response services

    Advising a global insurance company on the outsourcing of emergency response services in relation to its global travel insurance policies.

    United Kingdom

    Advice for the cargo shipping sector

    Advising the developer of an online marketplace platform for the cargo shipping sector on contractual, regulatory, compliance and sanctions issues.

    United Kingdom

    Advice and analytics for the insurance market

    Acting for leading company providing advisory services and analytics to the insurance market.

    United Kingdom

Clyde Code

Helping clients benefit from smart contracts and distributed ledger technologies

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Our Technology, Outsourcing & Data team

Dino Wilkinson
Dino Wilkinson

Partner

Mark Williamson
Mark Williamson

Partner

Pierre Affagard
Pierre Affagard

Associate

Lee Bacon
Lee Bacon

Partner

Sina Bahadoran
Sina Bahadoran

Partner

Ian Birdsey
Ian Birdsey

Partner

Helen Bourne
Helen Bourne

Partner

Nigel Brook
Nigel Brook

Partner

Dean Carrigan
Dean Carrigan

Partner

Joyce Chan
Joyce Chan

Partner

Thomas Choo
Thomas Choo

Partner

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