Main Areas of Law
Katia Favre specializes in technology law, and has been acting as legal counsel to financial institutions, multinational technology companies as well as telecommunication service providers on regulatory issues as well as in the negotiation of multijurisdictional outsourcing projects, managed services agreements, procurement of ICT-services, licensing agreements, data protection and complex regulatory issues relating to integrated communication suites, multifunctional game consoles as well as music streaming and distribution platforms.
Katia also advises companies and private clients on all commercial matters, including labour law.
Counsel to telecommunications service providers with regard to regulatory issues such as cost oriented access, registration and lawful interception
Negotiated and drafted outsourcing agreements with financial institutions both on the side of the outsourcer and of the service provider
Technology law counsel to buyer in several acquisitions such as social media, online publishing platform, cloud services companies and industrial companies
Counsel to major multinational technology company on the integration of a newly acquired social media monitoring company
Negotiated and drafted a multijurisdictional SAP implementation, data harmonization and migration agreement with a major multinational company and partner agree-ments with local service providers
Negotiated and drafted technology transfer agreement for an international leading measurement and control technology company
Advised multinational major technology company on regulatory issues regarding broadcast, television and telecommunication issues
Regularly advised national and international companies on data protection issues
Counsel to a major French luxury goods company on all aspects involving Swiss law
Counsel to national and international companies on all matters concerning HR issues, including the negotiation and drafting of employment agreements, termination letters and agreements, advice on sick leave, mobbing and mass dismissals
Advised and represented of French companies and private individuals in courts in the German speaking area, in particular in the field of debt recovery and construction
Advised and represented companies and individuals in courts in the French speaking part of Switzerland, in particular in inheritance matters and in the field of construction
Negotiated and drafted agreements in French, in particular distribution and agency agreements