AEQUITAS' clients in different technology, media, and telecom (TMT) projects have been the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and major international cellular, landline and postal operators.
The firm is advising on various local law issues in the sphere of telecommunications, data processing, storage and transfer, lease of communication channels, connection to public service networks, cryptographic information protection, and postal items logistics and customs clearance.
AEQUITAS projects include legal support to Russia's VimpelCom OJSC in connection with its acquisition of KarTel LLP, Kazakhstan's largest cellular operator, and advice to the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan in connection with tender-based privatization of Kazakhtelecom JSC, the national telephone company.
- Advice on licensing matters and assistance in obtaining information security, informatization and communication licenses.
- Advice on various aspects of the use of modern information technologies and equipment, including application of the natural monopolies and national security legislation.
- Comprehensive advice and legal support of M&A transactions relating to companies providing IT services, including obtainment of different permits and authorized agency approvals.
- Due diligence of IT and communications companies.