Corporate Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT)

Baker Botts is one of the world's leading law firms widely regarded as among the very best in the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) industries worldwide. We represent some of the largest media conglomerates and global telecommunications providers as well as advise emerging growth companies on the forefront of innovative technologies.

Our corporate lawyers span the globe and routinely advise on TMT transactions in the U.S., Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Asia. We represent companies across the full-spectrum of TMT transactions, from high-profile domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, restructurings, recapitalizations, spin-offs and split-offs to seed and early stage venture capital financings, joint development and joint venture arrangements and strategic commercial transactions.

Technology, Media, & Telecom (TMT)

Our deep bench of corporate lawyers offers decades of experience across the following technology industries. Some of our recent deals include:

  • Starz Inc. in the $4.4 billion acquisition by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.
  • Liberty Media Corporation in the cross-border $8 billion acquisition of Formula One
  • AT&T Corp., a subsidiary of AT&T Inc., in its $1.1 billion sale of its data center colocation operations and assets to Brookfield Infrastructure
  • Zix Corporation in the $275 million acquisition of AppRiver, LLC from Marlin Equity Partners
  • Assertio Therapeutics Inc. in the sale of the rights to Gralise a prescription shingles medicine, to Alvogen

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Incorrect Export Licensing Determinations Result in Wireless Telecommunications Equipment Manufacturer Settling with BIS for Apparent Export Control Violations

Client Updates

On March 19, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced the entry into a $122,000 settlement with Comtech XiCom Technology, Inc. (“Comtech XiCom”), a leading supplier of high power amplifiers for satellite communications based in Santa Clara, CA, for three apparent violations of the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”), caused by Comtech XiCom’s mistaken belief that certain exports could be made without BIS license or authorization.

 

FERC Reaffirms Support for Emerging Technologies

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On March 18, 2021, FERC reaffirmed its prior decision enabling the participation of emerging technologies in the energy, capacity, and ancillary services markets operated by RTOs and ISOs. These emerging technologies include electric storage, distributed generation, demand response, energy efficiency, thermal storage, and electric vehicles and associated supply equipment.

The Future of AI Protection

External Article

The Journal of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & Law, Volume 4, No. 1

The Future: Global Privacy Regulation and Convergence

Speeches & Presentations

Panelist, TechGC,  Privacy Virtual Forum: The GC’s Role in Operationalizing Privacy At Home and Abroad

 

TechGC Privacy Bootcamp

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Breakout Session Leader 

CCPA Compliance and Enforcement

Speeches & Presentations

Moderators, TechGC, Privacy Virtual Forum: The GC’s Role in Operationalizing Privacy At Home and Abroad

Events

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Data Transfer Restriction in KSA

Baker Botts in partnership with the Association of Corporate Counsel, Middle East and North Africa, is delighted to participate in a discussion around data transfer restrictions in KSA.

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Digital and UK Antitrust

Baker Botts in partnership with Concurrences is delighted to host a webinar titled Digital and UK Antitrust on Monday 22 March at 2.30pm (GMT).

A Conversation with Walter Isaacson: The Biotech Revolution and the Woman Who Launched It

In celebrating International Women's Day, Baker Botts is a proud sponsor, in partnership with the Chapter Network of The National Association of Corporate Directors, of the virtual conversation with Walter Isaacson and Dr. Helene Gayle, President & CEO of the Chicago Community Trust, on Monday, March 8, 2021 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. CT.

Baker Botts' Fourth Annual Health Technology Pitch Event 

Baker Botts (UK) LLP, in association with the Digital Health & Care Alliance and Ascendant Corporate Finance, will host its fourth annual Health Technology pitch event on Wednesday 5 February 2020 at the London Baker Botts office.

SXSW 2019

Baker Botts is hosting an immersive panel discussion and emerging company showcase focusing on Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things.

JP Morgan Healthcare Conference Reception

Baker Botts will be hosting a private reception at the JW Marriott located in San Francisco Union Square on Tuesday January 8, 2019.

Venture Houston

Baker Botts is sponsoring the Venture Houston Conference on November 8-9 in Houston.

TechGCx Private Lunch and CLE

On July 25th, Baker Botts sponsored the TechGCx Private Lunch + CLE and presented an interactive discussion on “Maximizing Impact In-house.”

TechGCx Private Dinner and CLE

On July 25th, Baker Botts sponsored the TechGC Private Dinner + CLE and presented an interactive discussion on “Competitive IP Disputes for Market Share.”

Global Corporate Venturing

Baker Botts is a sponsor of the 2018 Global Corporate Venturing Symposium in London, on 22-23 May, 2018.