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Schoenherr's experts advise on all legal matters arising in the telecommunications and media sector across the CEE region.

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At Schoenherr we thoroughly enjoy technology, as well as helping our clients with their technology & digitalisation matters. 

Our clients and their projects face many legal challenges, some of which have yet to be considered. These legal challenges do not adhere to classic legal areas or terminology, and so, in order to meet the legal demands of tomorrow’s technologies today, our group focuses on making technology & digitalisation happen in the current legal environment.

We provide 360° legal advice for all technology & digitalisation matters, and support to Schoenherr's transaction practices with legal and industry know-how.


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The technology & digitalisation group provides 360° legal advice for all technology & digitalisation matters. The combined knowledge of our legal experts ensures an optimised understanding of our clients' needs.

Since the scope of our services is constantly developing in accordance with technical developments and our clients' challenges, please refer to the non-exhaustive list of the legal areas in which we provide services at

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AI is not only a great opportunity but also a huge challenge for businesses, and it will affect almost every industry. Get an overview in our artificial intelligence resource center.





16 July 2024



AI Act published in the Official Journal of the EU

The AI Act was published in the Official Journal of the EU on 12 July 2024.

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Austria: Schoenherr advises scale-up Storyblok on its USD 80m Series C financing

Schoenherr advised the Austrian scale-up Storyblok on its Series C financing worth USD 80m, bringing the total amount raised to USD 138m, marking the largest financing round to date this year.


Consumer Credit Directive II: consumer credit legislation for the digital age

A 2020 review of the Consumer Credit Directive (2008/48/EC) ("CCD I") by the European Commission (EC) found that CCD I has been only partially effective in ensuring a high level of consumer protection.


Moving lock, stock and barrel to the cloud: what banks need to know when negotiating with service vendors

Skimming through business journals from the last decade or so, it feels like the transition to cloud computing has been looming over the banking industry for a long time. But with so many industries now taking steps to digitalise, even the traditionally cautious banking industry is being swept up in the tide.


More than an ID: the European Digital Identity Wallet

Electronic identity ("eID") and electronic trusted services ("eTS") are currently regulated at the EU level in the eIDAS Regulation of 23 July 2014. A decade is an eternity in the world of new technologies and the eIDAS Regulation has become outdated and unsatisfactory in many areas. One of its biggest failings is in the true interoperability and cross-border recognition of national eID schemes.


Key implications of the NIS 2 Directive: increased liability risk for management and broader scope

The revision of the NIS Directive (EU) 2016/1148 ("NIS 1") was published on 27 December 2022 in the form of Directive (EU) 2022/2555 ("NIS 2") and entered into force on 16 January 2023. NIS 2 is the Commission's response to Member States' inconsistent and fragmented implementation of NIS 1. The revision of this first EU-wide cybersecurity legislation will mean significant and far-reaching changes for companies in "critical" sectors.


27 September 2023



The EU Digital Services Act: 19 designated online platforms have completed their last-minute compliance preparations, Serbia is just looking over its shoulder

While most provisions of the EU Digital Services Act ("DSA") will not begin to apply until February 2024, the EU Commission has nevertheless designated 19 "very large online platforms" and "very large search engines" – so-called gatekeepers – for which the strictest rules under the DSA took effect on 25 August this year.


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