TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND AUDIOVISUAL

We are perfectly familiar with the challenges confronted by companies doing business in the telecommunications and audiovisual sectors. We assist our clients of promoting their strengths and overcoming difficulties in the complex competitive environment in which they operate.

We are experts in the regulation of both sectors and in their markets. We advise our clients on the most efficient manner of entering the market and abiding by the regulatory obligations deriving from their operator status, as well as those imposed by consumer protection laws.

We are experts in commercial law. Our specific knowledge of sector regulations is a bonus added to our general experience in commercial law. We assist In planning the corporate and tax structures of our clients and advise them on the sale and purchase of companies or the signature of cooperation agreements, especially for participating in public tenders. We also assist them in developing efficient supplier contracting systems (access and interconnection agreements, lease of capacity agreements, etc.) and clients (supply agreements to other carriers, service provision agreements to end-users, etc.).

We are experts in antitrust/competition law. Competition protection laws are essential in the markets of the digital economy. Not only because they are a basic element of sector regulation itself, but also due to the intense activity of the national and Community authorities in these markets.


Our Services


We advise private and public national and foreign clients on the following matters, inter alia:

  • Joint ventures, other cooperation agreements and shareholders’ agreements
  • Company acquisitions
  • Corporate law
  • Commercial contracting
  • Relations with regulatory bodies
  • Entry into the market and management of scarce resources
  • Access and interconnection agreements, including television channel leasing
  • Contracting of audiovisual contents (television channels, cinema distribution, etc.)
  • Competition: control of business concentrations as well as proceedings for anti-competitive practices and control of public assistance
DISTINCTIONS

chambers partners

"The communication was good, quick and direct."

"The lawyers have always been very available and have met stringent deadlines when needed."

The Chambers Europe 2016. TMT. Telecommunications

 

chambers partners

"The communication was good, quick and direct."

"The lawyers have always been very available and have met stringent deadlines when needed."

The Chambers Europe 2016. TMT. Media

 

chambers partners

Sources say: "The firm has an excellent reputation which is confirmed by the high quality of its work".

The Chambers Europe 2013. TMT

 

legal500logo

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados’ "approach, understanding of clients’ businesses, easy communication and technical knowledge is worth paying for".

The Legal 500 2013. TMT

 

chambers partners

This Spanish firm has a broad TMT practice, advising local and international clients from the IT, media and telecoms sectors. It combines the expertise of its IP, IT and corporate teams to offer clients comprehensive knowledge and experience.

The Chambers Europe 2012. TMT

 

chambers partners

This popular Spanish firm has a long-established and impressive reputation for TMT. The eight-lawyer department is the number-one choice for telecoms work.

The group also has a formidable media practice.

Sources say: "The team's legal and technical quality is impeccable".

The Chambers Europe 2011. TMT

 

legal500logo

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados provides "well thought out advice" and has "a deep knowledge of the Spanish market".

The Legal 500 2011. TMT