In January, the US neighborhood social network Nextdoor agreed to take over business of the British counterpart Streetlife, which has approximately 1.2 million registered users in the UK. Nextdoor, a start-up based in silicon Valley, has recently entered the UK market and raised about $210 million from investors, including Amazon founder Jeff Bezo’s venture capital…Details
On 6 February 2017, a PCCW Group company and Three entered into a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of UK Broadband Limited by Three UK for £300 million, subject to the fulfilment, or waiver by Three of a number of conditions precedent. The Consideration payable by Three UK under the Share Purchase Agreement is…Details
Ofcom is seeking views on proposals to update and revise its existing Enforcement Guidelines. Background Ofcom is the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries. In this role, it needs to take enforcement action in the interests of citizens and consumers, and where appropriate to promote competition. Ofcom also has concurrent powers…Details
Daniel Preiskel led the firm’s corporate team that successfully advised US iGEM on the acquisition of leading international data MVNO, Voiamo and its sub-brand GlobalGig as reported in Yahoo Finance at: http://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/igem-acquires-globalgig-voiamo-130500865.html Yahoo News reports that “Under the terms of the agreement, the acquisition includes the core assets of the Globalgig business, including the Mobile…Details
Daniel Preiskel, Senior Partner at Preiskel & Co, will speak at the Virtual Reality – The Legal Issues 2016 Conference, which will be held in London on 8 December 2016. The conference focuses on the complex legal issues that arise out of Virtual Reality (VR), from handling brands in virtual worlds through to how VR…Details
Lexis Nexis publishes Daniel Preiskel and Gianpaolo Gangemi article on BEREC Net Neutrality Guidelines
Lexis PSL, the practical commercial advice division of Lexis Nexis – leading provider of services and products designed to support legal practitioners – has published a Q&A article of Daniel Preiskel and Gianpaolo Gangemi commenting the recently adopted BEREC Guidelines on the implementation of the new Net Neutrality rules. The article offers an overview of…Details
Preiskel & Co corporate team advises global private investment company CoBe Capital on the acquisition of Sandvik’s Mining Systems Operations
Preiskel & Co advises global private investment company CoBe Capital on the acquisition of Sandvik’s Mining Systems Operations Preiskel & Co (together with German firm Heuking) advised global private investment company CoBe Capital on various aspects of the acquisition of the divested Mining Systems operations of publicly listed company Sandvik. The agreement was announced…Details
Tim Cowen is speaking at the Competition Law and Regulation in the Telecoms, Media and Technology Sector 2016
Tim Cowen, Partner at Preiskel & Co LLP, will be speaking at the Competition Law and Regulation in the Telecoms, Media and Technology Sector 2016, which will be held in Brussels on 18 and 19 October. The Conference will provide a critical analysis of market trends, regulatory developments and competition law challenges in the TMT sector. Tim will…Details
Tim Cowen is speaking at the FCS Comms Provider 2016 about the Post Brexit on the Digital Single Market
Tim Cowen will be speaking at the FCS Comms Provider 2016 about the Post Brexit on the Digital Single Market, which will be held in London on 8 September 2016. FCS Comms Provider 2016 is an event for communication providers to discuss and reflect on changes and opportunities in the market. Tim Cowen, Partner at Preiskel & Co LLP, will discuss…Details
Preiskel & Co LLP has been awarded as Communications Sector Law Firm of the Year in England in the Boutique category of the 2016 Global Law Experts Awards.
The full list of firms awarded as well as the methodology used will be published on the Global Law Expert website.