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Joris Willems

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DLA Piper LLP (US)

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Intellectual Property & Technology

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Joris has over fifteen years' experience advising IT companies and national and international businesses. His practice focusses on complex (international) outsourcing, technology licensing and commercial contracting. He has negotiated a number of complex multi-jurisdictional transactions and has extensive experience in operating in various jurisdictions around the world, including China, India, the Middle East, South-East Asia, the African continent and the US. Joris is an elected member of DLA Piper's Global Board.


Netherlands: Industry focus

IT

Within: IT

DLA Piper’s team is jointly headed by Joris Willems and M&A expert Daphne Bens, with support from data protection specialist Richard van Schaik. Willems advised Naspers on negotiating agreements with over 25 IT service providers.

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Telecoms

Within: Telecoms

IT and telecoms expert Joris Willems heads DLA Piper’s practice, with support from regulatory, competition and procurement specialist Léon Korsten. Willems advised Veon on the establishment of a global shared services centre. Vodafone Libertel is another client.

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The Netherlands: Technology

August 2018. By Joris Willems, Partner

This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to technology laws and regulations that may occur in the The Netherlands . It will cover communications networks and their operators, databases and software, data protection, AI, cybersecurity as well as the author's view on planned future reforms of the merger control regime. This Q&A is part of the global guide to Technology. [Continue Reading]

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