Technology and telecommunications

SASLO’s technology and telecoms practice advises our telecommunications, media and technology (TMT) clients on issues related to the commercial, transactional, technical, legal and regulatory issues associated with providing telecommunications services and products throughout the IT-communications-media spectrum.  These include regulatory counselling, business transactions, litigation, corporate transactions, distribution, intellectual property, and tax planning.  SASLO had the privilege of contributing to the Oman chapter of The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review – 2nd Edition by Latham & Watkins LLP which gives detailed overview of the telecommunication industry in Oman, its regulations relating to transfers and assignment, its restriction on provision of services, security provisions, telecommunication and internet access, internet protocol regulation, media and its regulations.

We can assist our clients with:

  • Preparation and review of IT agreements and software license agreements;
  • Advising on regulations pertaining to data protection, processing and sharing, including GDPR compliance audit and follow up advice for all local GCC companies offering products or services to EU customers and handling the personal data of EU citizens;
  • Advising on approvals, permits and licenses required in compliance with TRA regulations;
  • Advising on setting up of telecom businesses and relevant procedures;
  • Advising on the penalties in the event of non-compliance with the regulations;
  • Advising on various corporate, labour matters and IP related matters.