News 24 Jun. 2021
Curtis successfully defends foreign states' procedural privileges in the UK Supreme Court
News 23 Jun. 2021
Ibrahim Elsadig joins Curtis as Partner in Dubai
News 09 Aug. 2021
Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle enters into association with Chevalier Law in Singapore.
Event 23 Apr. 2021
Partner Borzu Sabahi to speak on Damages, Enforcement and Annulment of Arbitral Awards at Executive Training Program hosted by the Government of India and the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
News 27 Oct. 2021
Curtis Advises Arranger of French Government's AiLSi Social Impact Bonds
Client Alert 18 Oct. 2021
Senior Associate Martin Wolff Discusses Practical Questions with Regard to the German Implementation of the EU Directive on Cross-Border Tax Arrangements (DAC6) in Institutional Money
News 15 Oct. 2021
Claudia Frutos-Peterson and Elisa Botero Ranked Among the Top 100 Female Lawyers in Latin America by Latinvex
News 13 Oct. 2021
Curtis Joins The Appellate Project to Promote Appellate Practice to Diverse Law Students
Client Alert 15 Oct. 2021
Recent change in Dubai’s Arbitration Landscape.
News 20 Sep. 2021
Curtis Successfully Defends the Sultanate of Oman and Oman Aluminium Rolling Company LLC in U.S. Department of Commerce Trade Case
Client Alert 05 Oct. 2021
Proposed Legislative Changes to Federal Estate, Gift and Trust Taxation
Publications 22 Sep. 2021
Client Alert 24 Jun. 2021
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Notarization (Executive Order 202.7) During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: June 24, 2021)
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Witnessing (New York Executive Order 202.14) During The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: June 24, 2021)
Curtis’ telecommunications clients include some of the industry’s largest public companies, underwriters and governments in deals and projects across the globe. Our telecommunications attorneys, some of whom have worked in house with national telecoms companies, leverage the firm’s multijurisdictional presence and industry experience to assist clients in their business strategies and objectives.
The telecommunications industry today is marked by unprecedented consolidation, new and transformative hardware and software technologies and aggressive oversight by international regulatory authorities. This rapidly evolving environment presents opportunities for global industry players.
Curtis has experience in global international and regional telecommunications matters that extends to financings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic alliances, international regulatory and tax matters, and bankruptcy and creditors’ rights. The telecommunications team demonstrates the firm's international focus, having worked on transactions in the United States, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Canada, France, Luxembourg, Denmark, Kosovo, Argentina, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Panama, El Salvador, the Dominican Republic and Brazil.
Curtis telecommunications lawyers analyze local legal, political and regulatory frameworks, including antitrust, labor and employment, corporate governance and securities regulations; analyze bidding rules and documents and prepare for the bid process; negotiate concessions, stock purchase and asset agreements and licenses; manage the due diligence process, including working with local counsel; create local subsidiaries, including identifying potential local partners; and negotiate financing arrangements with international lenders.
The firm also has significant experience in structuring consortium agreements and offers clients expertise in implementing appropriate regulatory structures and negotiating and drafting “build out” and consortium-related documents, such as contracts of association, shareholder and public registration of share agreements, guarantees and financing documents.
The team draws upon the resources of the firm as required for any particular transaction. To provide clients with full-service representation, the group coordinates efforts with practitioners across offices and in other practice groups.
"'Whenever they pull together a team, they pick the best team for the job. The way they connect themselves globally is impressive," and "fast, flexible and very client-oriented.'"
Chambers USA (2019)
'With "an excellent ability to cut through challenges and make a case clearly and concisely," the team acted for India on six arbitrations in the telecoms sector.'
Legal 500: USA 2019 International Arbitration