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Monday 26 - Friday 30 July 2021
Virtual SchoolDelivered Live (UK Time) & On Demand Afterwards

Christian McDermott
Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP


Christian McDermott, an experienced technology lawyer, advises clients on large-scale technology contracts, commercial collaborations, as well as fintech and payments transactions.

Mr. McDermott advises global and UK-based clients — including major financial institutions as well as publicly listed, private, and emerging companies — on the development, use, and commercialization of technology, in particular:

  • Large-scale technology and outsourcing projects
  • Complex commercial collaborations
  • Fintech contracts
  • Established and emerging payments technologies
  • Licensing and distribution arrangements
  • Diligence on technology and fintech M&A and IPOs
  • Transitional services arrangements
  • General commercial law and intellectual property matters

Mr. McDermott draws on more than a decade of experience with technology and fintech matters. He has a keen sense of what is at market, utilizes effective collaboration strategies, and has developed a reputation as a skilled negotiator who knows how to get deals done.

Agenda Sessions

  • IT contracts: common sticking points and how to address them


Speakers at this event