With new technologies being developed which often complement existing platforms, forward-thinking companies can take advantage of these strategic opportunities within the marketplace. Most companies have embarked on digital transformation journeys affecting both internal and external systems.

The Tokyo office has a firmly established Technology, Media & Telecommunications Industry Group to provide comprehensive Japanese law advice and support to our TMT clients based in Japan and abroad.

Increasingly, deals have a global focus, while mergers and acquisitions remain a key driving force within the sector. Our TMT lawyers are used to working cross-border to leverage local market knowledge, delivering real value in the process. And thanks to our collaborative approach, we can help you by delivering timely and cost effective legal solutions (over multiple jurisdictions if required) in what remains a quickly evolving global industry.

We have also used our significant industry experience to provide advice in the following innovative fields:

Communications & Mobility

  • Connected cars
  • Smart devices
  • Global telecommunications
  • Regulatory telecoms
  • Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs)
  • Network sourcing and infrastructure sharing networks

Data Privacy & Security

  • Global privacy and data protection
  • Data security and handling of data breaches
  • Privacy Issues for TMT companies

Digital Media & Content

  • E-commerce
  • Employment and immigration
  • Project management

Technology Transactions

  • Global outsourcing
  • Cloud services
  • FinTech
  • Technology disputes
  • Global technology agreements
  • Technology procurement