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Withers tech is a specialist global full-service technology group. We act for many of the largest venture and growth capital funds on all funding rounds and support companies throughout their entire life cycle from start-up to exit, helping our clients negotiate the challenges they face as their business grows and the market shifts.

We have recently launched our W: talks tech podcast series where we take a look at the latest trends and the biggest issues impacting venture capital investors, founders, entrepreneurs, family offices and companies in the technology and innovation space. Listen to the innovators and disruptors who are driving change here.

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Tech.Pass: A new entry point for tech entrepreneurs and talent to Singapore

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Crypto Crime Enforcement Trends: The US Department of Justice steps up

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A roundup of updates for founders, entrepreneurs and their growing businesses

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Brexit: permanent residents must apply to EUSS by 30 June 2021

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UK job support scheme (JSS): Open - what it means for employers

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UK job support scheme (JSS): Closed - what it means for employers

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Celebrating Black History Month – Dame Linda

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Privacy, the pandemic, and the immediate need for legislative and regulatory support

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'Out of Office' - the world of work reimagined

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'Out of Office' - how, and why, to get homeworkers to think again

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Decentralized Finance needs regulatory clarity and smarter compliance

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ISDA and Digital Asset Launch a CDM Clearing Pilot Using DAML with Distributed Ledger Technology

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Superheroes and civil rights: we're shining a spotlight on the history of black people

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Withers talks: founders counsel | Episode 3 - Should age matter for founders?

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Noteworthy recent SEC rule changes

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The situs of cryptocurrencies: an answer, but for how long?

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Artificial Intelligence will advance the practice of law, but it introduces the potential for discrimination and liability

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Available Sublease Space Continues to Grow

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Withers strengthens international arbitration and litigation practice in Asia with the hire of Shaun Leong, FCIArb

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Withers talks: families and family office | Ep 1 - Structuring family offices for tax and investment benefits

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IP due diligence - The art of leaving nothing to chance

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Offshore structure with online operations in Hong Kong in the digital age – walking a thin line?

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Recent Enforcement of Data Breach and Cybersecurity Violations: Is Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Storage the Answer?

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Making money, doing good: How family offices marry asset management and philanthropy

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Federal Banks Get OK to Provide Services for Crypto Assets

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Hong Kong - Ensuring your Will is airtight beyond borders

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Coronavirus: Directors' duties under new UK insolvency laws

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The impact of England's second lockdown on UK visa applications

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DeFi: decentralized finance is on the rise

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Withers is proud to help close the digital divide in New York City

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Tech.Pass: A new entry point for tech entrepreneurs and talent to Singapore

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Personal Data Protection (Amendment) Act 2020 in Singapore: Effects on your business

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Dolphin Tank: Online Event | Fashion Tech | Female Entrepreneurs

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Webinar | A new fund vehicle for private equity in Hong Kong

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Recent Enforcement of Data Breach and Cybersecurity Violations: Is Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Storage the Answer?

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Webinar | Data protection and other IP issues

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Withers is proud to help close the digital divide in New York City

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IP due diligence - The art of leaving nothing to chance

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Offshore structure with online operations in Hong Kong in the digital age – walking a thin line?

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The situs of cryptocurrencies: an answer, but for how long?

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Transatlantic transfers of personal data: time for re-evaluation of the dataflow

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W talks: tech | Ep 3 - Why is there a gap in CPD for professionals in the venture capital industry?

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Calls for review of capital gains tax and the OBR estimates tax rise of £60bn per decade in the UK

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Does the U.S. need to have a digital dollar?

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Withers talks: founders counsel | Episode 2 - Do operators make the best VCs?

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Temperature measurement at the workplace: The European overview

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Employers, Brexit and the right to work: are you prepared?

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Marketplace and online platforms: new rules from the EU

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Covid-19 creates numerous use cases for the Internet of Things, but are they legal?

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A future with digital assets and distributed ledger technology

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Dolphin Tank: San Francisco | Fashion Tech | Female Entrepreneurs

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Financial relief for struggling businesses: new UK insolvency legislation now in force

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Ban on certain US work visas until December 31

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Coronavirus, furloughing staff and making redundancies: further FAQs for UK employers

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The impact of the Flexible Furlough Scheme on sponsored migrant workers

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Withers tech advises Astanor Ventures on funding of biotech and diagnostics firm Hyris

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Open source vs bleach… the global hunt for a defence against COVID-19

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LGBTQ+ and protecting your privacy in the UK

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Withers talks: founders counsel | Episode 1 - Using entrepreneurial skills for good

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4 questions you should be asking when considering mental health in the workplace

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Coronavirus: UK Future Fund scheme – Final details announced

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2020 Vision: Differing perspectives of a pandemic

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Data privacy amid coronavirus: Blockchain to the rescue!

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To whom do digital sports stars' tattoos belong?

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Can AI be taxed?

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Spotlight on Cambridge: Cambridge at the forefront of the battle against coronavirus

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Withers tech works with Morningside Ventures on COVID vaccine enterprise

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Phase 2 has kicked off - updates to the guidelines for Italian coronavirus contagion management in workplaces

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W talks: tech | Ep 2 - Driving innovation out of a crisis

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W talks: tech | Ep 1 - Helping CEOs and Founders navigate the crisis

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Coping with coronavirus: FAQs for UK employers

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How to make a contact tracing app for coronavirus that preserves privacy

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Coronavirus: UK Future Fund scheme

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Start your business in a crisis: advice for UK entrepreneurs during coronavirus

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UK Serviced Office Agreements – A note for occupiers in response to coronavirus

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In this time of the coronavirus, does personal data privacy get thrown out the window?

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Virtual assets in Hong Kong – an evolving regulatory approach

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Withers KhattarWong advised Grab in the launch of Grab Ventures Ignite programme

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India's Push for Data Protection by Design

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Enhanced schemes for Singapore's financial services industry

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An introduction to Crypto

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Cryptocurrencies: Decrypting the past, regulating the future

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UK business post-Brexit – Is your company ready?

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Coronavirus and cybersecurity in the US

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Smart working and company data protection compliance during the spread of Coronavirus

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UK Budget analysis 2020

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Agile working amidst the coronavirus outbreak: considerations for cloud-based solutions

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Withers supports women entrepreneurs in Dolphin Tank® pitch session event

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Blockchain, Smart Contracts and the Law

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Startup Investments and the Long Reach of the PFIC Rules

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India's 2020 Budget: Implications for Wealthy Families and International Investors

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Introducing the first survey of venture capital deal terms for European Startups

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Technology and IP partner Jonathan Kok hired as part of Withers tech’s expansion in Asia

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Fintech regulation to watch in 2020

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Artificial intelligence and the legal ramifications

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$722 million cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme

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AI, IoT and Blockchain: Using the power of three to create business, legal and technical solutions

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Smart speakers – who's listening?

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Italy’s tax treatment of cryptocurrencies: The risks and opportunities

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New technology and trends in the art market

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Will food technology change farming as we know it?

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