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The highly valued TMT team at Goltsblat BLP demonstrates excellent consistency, flexibility and persistence in achieving client goals.

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Advised Alt Telecom on sale of the IT/telecom retail business to the strategic investor - Euroset.

Advised Sang Fei in connection with business set-up and development in the Russian Federation.

Acted for VimpelCom in a dispute with the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service of Russia over accusations of concerted actions on the part of mobile communications operators.

Advised Bessemer Venture Partners on their investment in the WiMAX national network operator Enforta.

Advised Marconi regarding the Russian legislation and practice relating to the sale by Marconi of its telecommunications equipment and international service divisions to Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson for £1.2 bn.

Advised a world leader in wi-fi and broad-band communications on the certification of communications accessories.

On behalf of a leader in the mobile communications market, we carried out a detailed due diligence on a group operating on the mobile communications market in the Volga Region.

Supported a major Russian mobile communications operator on aspects of interaction between operators (roaming, network connections, communications channel analysis, etc.).

Advised several leading Russian companies on matters relating to corporate governance, shareholder structure, subsidiary companies, branches and representative office of communications companies.

Our lawyers have provided advice to leaders of regional mobile communications on loans and credit, leasing of moveable assets, state and municipal property at the disposal of a communications company, and securities belonging to such companies.

For one of the biggest mobile communications companies, we reviewed agreements for sale of express payment cards and agency agreements.

For a regional mobile communications leader, we analysed the legislation on licensing in the communications sphere and the legislation relating to regulation of the procedure for allocating numbering resources and radio frequency bands.

Acted for international publisher Lonely Planet in relation to European distribution and licensing arrangements for mobile content and associated global privacy issues.

Advised one of Russia’s biggest companies in the communications sphere on matters relating to development of new contractual arrangements with local operators throughout Russia.

Our firm’s lawyers acted for a leading mobile communications operator in Russian courts at various levels in a case brought by a landowner claiming damage caused by construction of a radio and TV tower.

Successfully represented one of the biggest mobile communications operators in a court case on violation of copyright and neighbouring rights to a song by a well-known Russian singer that was used in an advertising commercial.

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