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Many bold decisions were taken by TMT players in 2020 to protect their workforces and to ensure that they continue to be able to deliver technology, connectivity and digital transformation across sectors. Significant trends are now expected to impact the TMT industry in 2021. In the 2021 edition of TMT Looking Ahead, our industry expert lawyers identify key global trends, provide helpful insights and offer practical tips for TMT businesses in the following areas: Digital Transformation…

Companies in the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications sector face a different set of regulations as the world attempts to create a new normal. This episode of TMT Talk zeroes in on how the enforcement of environment compliance has changed and how health and safety measures have evolved to prepare for the employees’ return to the workplace. Join Adrian Lawrence, Renata Amaral, and Graham Stuart as they share their perspectives on these key issues affecting the tech industry. https://open.spotify.com/episode/6R0dKsZPxZ82rTc5er9Bpx

Technology continues to forever change the way companies and organizations around the world operate. In this episode of TMT Talk, Adrian Lawrence, Stephanie Magnus, Isabella Liu, and Paolo Sbuttoni discuss the salient points of society’s digital transformation. Using Baker McKenzie’s SMART framework, our panel of experts share their insights on hot topics such as FinTech, HealthTech, and e-Commerce. https://open.spotify.com/episode/21aYdcBUKlqJCDhlXDw3ME

The Australian Government has announced a range of short term and long term measures to assist Australian media businesses in light of COVID-19 and its impact on the sector. In addition to new industry relief measures, the Government and key regulators such as the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) have announced that various media reform initiatives already underway in 2020 will be accelerated, delayed or altered in some…

In February this year, the Australian House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs called for government departments to explore ways to restrict access to loot boxes for those younger than 18 years old, including through mandatory age checks. This recommendation formed part of six broader recommendations made in a Parliamentary Committee report published on 4 March 2020 following an inquiry into age verification for online wagering and online pornography. The report…

Click here to download. Data is an asset. Many of today’s successful companies are based on data-driven business models. Big tech businesses are naturally leading the way, but across all sectors businesses are under pressure to leverage or monetize data. Monetizing data can be done in various ways, such as personalizing products or services, making manufacturing or logistic processes more efficient, automating tasks and operations, engaging in targeted advertising and improving internal systems, just to…