Daniel Preiskel elected to the MEF EMEA Board of Directors

The Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) is a global trade body that acts as an independent and influential entity for addressing issues affecting the broadening mobile ecosystem. MEF members elected nineteen board directors during MWC in Barcelona, to bolster cross-sector collaboration. Daniel Preiskel was elected as a director for the MEF EMEA Board. Other directors elected included…

Preiskel & Co advised Comparaencasa in relation to a $2m investment

Comparaencasa is a holding company incorporated in England, which has its main subsidiary in Argentina, whose main objective is the comparison and sale of products on the Internet (through a site owned by the company), focused mainly on the insurance market and in the sale, marketing, advertising and brokerage of insurance policies. Preiskel & Co…

Preiskel & Co advised Streetlife in relation to its teaming up with Nextdoor

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…

Preiskel & Co advised PCCW in relation to aspects of the sale of UK Broadband to Three UK

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…

Ofcom is seeking stakeholders’ opinion on review of enforcement guidelines

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…

Preiskel’s corporate team advises iGEM on the acquisition of MVNO GlobalGig/Voiamo

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…

Daniel Preiskel is speaking at Virtual Reality -The Legal Issues 2016 Conference

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…

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…

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…