Communications: Regulation and Outsourcing Global Guide

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The Communications: Regulation and Outsourcing Global Guide provides a practical overview of communications law issues, including authorisation and licensing, universal service obligations, spectrum use, access and interconnection, data protection and security, price regulation, subscriber management, and outsourcing and telecommunications.

Diane Mullenex is a Partner in the London office of Pinsent Masons, heading the Global Telecommunications practice leading the firm's activities on telecommunications matters worldwide.

Diane specialises in and has extensive experience advising a wide range of clients in telecommunications, technology and other highly regulated industries, such as gaming and gambling. In particular, Diane specialises in complex multi-discipline, cross-border matters which have earned her the reputation as an expert in this field. She brings her unique international experience in the sector to our clients and, in particular, leads the firm's worldwide activities on all industry foremost issues, including connected objects and smart cities. Dual qualified in France and England, she worked for seven years in Asia before returning to Europe. She has worked in Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa, where her clients seek her advice notably on entry into new markets, cross border transactions, broadband strategy and rollout, as well as digital transformation projects.

Diane speaks French, English and Spanish. She is the Chair of the communication committee of the International Bar Association and a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law and the International Association of Gaming Advisors. She is also a Foreign Trade Advisor appointed by the French Government. She was recently awarded the Insignia of Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite for her involvement in promoting the French TMT sector. Diane is regularly called upon to speak at industry conferences and events.

Her areas of practice include telecommunications (interconnection, roaming, broadcast and transmission arrangements policy development, complaints (national and international)), IT and BPO outsourcing transactions (communication ventures and cloud computing infrastructures), gaming and gambling, data privacy, and e-commerce, m-commerce and online security.

Country Q&A Contributing firm
Belgium VVGB Advocaten/Avocats
Brazil Barretto Ferreira e Brancher Sociedade de Advogados (BKBG)
Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov
Denmark Horten
France Pinsent Masons LLP
Hong Kong Mayer Brown JSM
Germany Pinsent Masons Germany LLP
India Nishith Desai Associates
Indonesia Muhtar Halim & Partners Law Office
Italy Cugia Cuomo & Associati
Luxembourg LG Avocats
Malta WH Partners
Malaysia Zaid Ibrahim and Co.
Qatar Pinsent Masons LLP
Russian Federation YUST Law Firm
Singapore WongPartnership LLP
Spain Ramón y Cajal Abogados
Switzerland Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte
Thailand Tilleke & Gibbins
Turkey BTS & Partners
UK (England and Wales) Pinsent Masons LLP
United States Jenner & Block LLP
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Foreword Pinsent Masons LLP
Introduction Antitrust Telecoms unit in the Competition Directorate- General of the European Commission


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