Communications And Technology

The firm advised on electronic commerce including e-contracting and the provision of goods and services through electronic systems including the Internet and other forums. Our practice services all needs in information technology and e-commerce Law including online transaction processing, supply-chain management, Internet marketing, business to business websites (“B to B”) and business to customer websites (“B to C”).

The firm has been heavily involved in the regulation of this sector; our lawyers advised the Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology in privatizing certain services and advised the Jordanian government in its recent e-government initiative.

The firm has been at the forefront of legal developments in the media sector especially in light of the rapid and extensive growth in this area in Jordan and the Middle Eastern region. The firm has participated significantly in the regulation of the media sector, with our lawyers having assisted in its liberalization and restructuring, and in the establishment of private broadcasting stations and the assignment of radio frequencies.
Our Firm represents a number of licensed broadcasting radio stations, media and PR agencies, newspapers, magazines, software companies, and printed press.

Our firm has specialized expertise in this sector and advises clients with respect to all aspects of telecommunications transactions, including partnering agreements, privatizations, licensing, civil works agreements, cable supply and installation agreements, lease agreements of pipelines to install fiber optic cables, interconnection agreements and regulatory and procedural requirements related to the telecommunications sector generally.

Our firm was retained as external legal counsel to the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission and was part of the telecommunications sector reform and licensing arrangements.