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Digital Economy

Businesses in the Greater China area require intricate knowledge of e-commerce and the Internet as traditional marketing and distribution channels rapidly become outpaced by technology. Our experience in technology, digital business and social media ensures that clients can expect highly successful results.

Eiger is ranked in Tier 1 in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific, and ranks in the top tiers of many other leading legal publications for its technology practice. We understand the language of technology and how to assist international clients, whether they are forming a startup, negotiating licensing arrangements, or deciding on an electronic promotion campaign.

Eiger also has experience in assisting clients with:

  • Technology-related tax incentives and analysis
  • Online/offline payment systems and gateways
  • Video game government compliance and ratings
  • Domain name protection
  • Licensing and Internet agreements

Asialaw: Highly recommended IT, Telco & Media firm

Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Tier 1 firm

Chambers writes: “Active working on data protection and e-commerce matters for both established companies and new businesses. The group has a strong track record in acting for SMEs.”

Companies operating in or entering the Greater China markets rely on Eiger for a wide variety of privacy, data protection, and security advice. Our integrated approach to client needs ensures that we are ready to provide efficient and practical advice for how to comply with various regulatory requirements on an industry-by-industry basis as well as to protect your company and its valuable intellectual property, trade secrets, data, know-how, and customers in an ever increasingly connected environment.

Our multi-discipline team provides sector-specific support on:

  • Personal Data Protection Act
  • Privacy
  • Data protection
  • Information security
  • Internet and computer law
  • E-commerce, consumer protection
  • Competitive intelligence and trade secrets
  • Information management and records retention
  • Defamation
  • Responding to cybercrime
  • Online and offline payment systems and gateways