Our practitioners have deep media industry knowledge and are familiar with the unique requirements of businesses in the media and entertainment sectors.

We provide a full service of transactional and regulatory work in the media and entertainment industries, including regulatory counselling, corporate transactions, technology & business sourcing, competition, distribution, IP, mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and financings, venture capital, private equity, dispute resolution and tax planning. Our specialized teams cooperate seamlessly across practices to integrate legal service.

Our practitioners have deep industry knowledge and are familiar with the particular requirements of businesses in the media and entertainment sectors. The team has developed strong links with regulators with insights into likely future regulatory developments.

We advise broadcasters, media companies and content providers active in print and online media, TV, radio and cinema operators, on their day-to-day contracting, regulatory matters and relationships with consumers and users, licensing, advertising and sponsoring matters, performance marketing and social media as well as content regulation and liability aspects. We frequently represent clients before Swiss regulatory authorities.

Given the overlap and convergence with adjacent technology and telecoms sectors, our media specialists work closely with our multi-disciplinary TMT and Outsourcing practice.

Activities include: 

  • Advertising and promotions
  • Big data
  • Broadcasting
  • Content licensing
  • Convergence
  • Data protection and privacy
  • Digital media publishing
  • E-Commerce
  • Entertainment
  • Gambling
  • Managed services contracts
  • Music and video games
  • Online services
  • Performance marketing
  • Regulatory
  • Social media
  • Sponsorship
  • Strategic business alliances
  • TV and radio broadcasting