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Olswang Germany IT and Data Protection Newsletter - Year End Edition 2014

In the last edition of our newsletter for 2014, we discuss the latest legal topics, decisions and events in the technology sector for Germany. 

We would like to thank you for your interest in our newsletter and the positive feedback. The Olswang team wishes you a peaceful holiday season. We look forward to sharing more exciting topics next year.

15 December 2014

Digital Media

Olswang advises social video start up on investment from global sport stars

International TMT law firm Olswang has advised Grabyo, the clip sharing service, and its founder, Will Neale, on a $2m equity investment from an array of major sports stars. The investors and global ambassadors include Premier League Football stars Cesc Fabregas and Robin van Persie, New York Red Bulls star Thierry Henry and current NBA champion Tony Parker.

28 November 2014

outsourcing

First global outsource of its kind at Unilever

Historically a dual vendor arrangement, Unilever now opted for a single vendor strategy - Unilever's first truly global outsource.  Olswang advised on the previous generation of this outsource and so was well-placed to add maximum value and efficiency to negotiations.  Olswang worked hand-in-hand with Unilever's ETS General Counsel Glenn Quadros and the dedicated Unilever transaction team.

25 November 2014

Olswang announces strategic partnership with ‘Institute of entrepreneurs’ E2E

International technology, media and telecommunications law firm today announces it has entered into a strategic partnership with E2E, the scale-up-focused leader organisation supporting entrepreneurs and facilitating entrepreneur-to-entrepreneur information exchange, equity funding transactions transactions and recruitment.

24 November 2014

Olswang strengthens funds practice with new partner

International law firm Olswang has announced that Barry Stimpson has joined the firm as a corporate partner in its London office. Barry is a specialist funds lawyer and further strengthens Olswang's unique real estate, private equity and technology funds offering.

24 November 2014

Capital Finance's study "Infra and LBO"

Christophe Gaschin, Corporate and Telecoms partner, is quoted by French publication Capital Finance in their study "Infra and LBO" (Nov. 17th 2014)

17 November 2014

Zwischen Wutbürger und Mutbürger

Gestern diskutierten Experten aus Wirtschaft und Politik auf der 9. Immobilienkonferenz über Wut- und Mutbürger, aber auch über Mutpolitiker, die moderieren und Bürgerbeteiligung zur Entscheidung nutzen. Denn Bürger wollen sich beteiligen und von Politik und Wirtschaft wahrgenommen werden. Hauptgrund dafür ist die Digitalisierung: Sie sorgt für hohe Reichweiten, spart Zeit, ist kostengünstig und ermöglicht Dialog.

12 November 2014

Ein Islandpferd macht Sasha Lobo Konkurrenz – auf Ello

Ein Islandpferd macht Sasha Lobo Konkurrenz – auf Ello

Die Wirtschaftskanzlei OLSWANG lud heute zur ihrem ersten #medialawcamp zum Thema Social Media ein. Das Barcamp mit rund 100 Teilnehmern startete mit einer Keynote vom Digitalstrategen und Blogger Wolfgang Lünenbürger-Reidenbach, Head of Digital & Innovations bei achtung!. Er berichtete über Next-Generation-Social-Networks wie Ello. Dies habe durchaus das Potenzial, Facebook und Twitter Konkurrenz zu machen. Sein Islandpferd hat mit 2.000 Followern mehr Fans auf Ello als Sasha Lobo.

10 November 2014

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