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Talking Tech Events 

Below is a list of our upcoming events. Click on events for more details, such as how to sign up, attend, or even access recordings of events (where available).


Webinar: Tech, Talk & Lunch [In German]

The EU is currently creating a comprehensive legal framework, particularly in the areas of digital platforms, data economy and artificial intelligence.  Is your company sufficiently prepared? In our new online series "Tech, Talk & Lunch", specialists from our German Tech Group provide exclusive insights and show examples of where companies are likely to need to take action.

During our first event on 21 March 2023, Dr Michael Kümmel (Senior Associate, Tech/Digital) and Dr Nicolas Hohn-Hein (Senior Associate, IP/IT) will address compliance issues regarding the legally compliant use of artificial intelligence ("AI") in companies. Other dates will focus on the new European Unified Patent Court (April 25, 2023) and EU Health Data Spaces (June 13, 2023).


December 2022


Webinar: Insights on Financial Regulation: European crypto regulation – MiCA

Clifford Chance is holding a series of Insights on Financial Regulation calls in relation to the recently agreed EU Markets in Crypto-assets Regulation (MiCA). Throughout the series, our panels will bring together experts from across our European network who will outline the new requirements under MiCA. Join us for: MiCA - an overview (24th November ) MiCA for custodians (1st December) MiCA for stablecoin issuers (15th December) and  MiCA for exchanges, brokers and other venues  (5th January 2023)

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November 2022


Webinar: Digital Infrastructure & Connectivity focused webinar series

The event series will comprise of four events running over consecutive weeks in November. Each session will be run twice on each day to reach APAC and US time zones. The session content will be aimed towards players in the digital infrastructure market – including investors, banks, and telecoms companies. Topics include:

  • 2 November: Data Centres – a boom foretold
  • 9 November: Fiber Optics – the backbone to the world's connectivity requirements 
  • 16 November: Allocation of Spectrum and the 5G Rollout - local and global challenges
  • 23 November: Connectivity underpins our tech and sustainability enabled world

Webinar: The future of banking – can CBDCs and custody of digital assets change the financial markets? 15 November 2022: 13:00 GMT

In this session we will consider some use cases for Central Bank Digital Currencies and how they may impact the financial markets particularly when combined with digital assets. This session will provide practical insights for in-house lawyers on novel legal issues that arise from CBDCs and how the role of custodian of digital assets may be evolving.


Webinar: Space Tech – a universe of ‘here and now’ investment opportunities: 8 November: 13:00 GMT

Space Tech is not just about futuristic colonies on Mars and asteroid-mining, it is also about the constellations of satellites that are already supporting so much of the tech here on earth, including ESG applications such as environmental monitoring. It is also critical infrastructure for the defence sector. Our panellists will discuss opportunities in the sector, New Space, financing considerations and the future direction of the industry.


Webinar: M&A and regulations reshaping global semiconductor supply: 1 November 2022: 13:00 GMT

The semiconductor supply chain has seen a turbulent few years, from the global chip shortage to blocked and aborted deals. The future of this critical industry will be shaped by M&A and strategic partnerships, vast public subsidies, regulatory interventions, antitrust and intellectual property law. We will explore how the semiconductor sector and its many downstream industries are responding to the changing legal and regulatory environment.


October 2022

The metaverse – legal and economic perspectives on a growing industry - Frankfurt - 19 October 2022 | 16:30-18:30

The metaverse has been described as the future of the internet – a digital world where we will live, work and play. Will our existing legal frameworks be fit-for-purpose? Members of our Clifford Chance Tech Group, together with Prof David Wuttke from the Technical University of Munich and Thomas Richter, in-house legal counsel technology at Deutsche Bank, will be available to provide you with a glimpse into some of the technological, commercial, and legal challenges the metaverse will bring.

Take your first steps in the metaverse: You will have the opportunity to try out various access options on site, such as a virtual reality headset.