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Welcome to Macmillan Keck


Our firm offers transaction, regulation and dispute resolution services globally. Our lawyers are based in New York and Geneva. Our clients include governments, companies, investors and international organizations in Europe, the Americas, the Asia-Pacific region, the Middle East and Africa.

We are known for our legal, regulatory and transactional expertise in the fields of information and communications technology, digital financial services, utility projects and business diversification, international corporate and financial transactions, as well as dispute resolution.

We are accustomed to interacting at the highest levels of government and business. We distinguish ourselves by combining rigorous analysis, a constructive attitude and respectfulness in crossing cultural boundaries.

Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, 2018Rory assisted the Expert Group of the Broadband Commission in reaching a consensus among telecom operators and OTTs and drafting regulatory policy recommendations for reaching the remaining 4 billion who still cannot access or do not use the internet. The report, A New Deal: Investing in our common future Policy recommendations to close the broadband gap, was released by the Broadband Commission at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February 2018.

Photo copyright MACRA 2018Richard visited Malawi in October and December 2017 to support ICT sector regulator MACRA in presenting public workshops on the new Communications Act and Electronic Transactions and Cyber Security Act. The firm’s work for MACRA is being funded by the World Bank through the Digital Malawi Programme. Jason and Scott are also working with Richard on helping MACRA develop a comprehensive regulatory project plan to implement the new Acts.

Rory presented findings from our market review on digital financial services and telecom platforms for the Uganda Communications Commission along with Professor Simon Roberts of Acacia Economics at a stakeholder meeting of banks and telecom operators in Kampala in December.

Photos: Geneva by night and New York from
the Empire State Building
© Macmillan Keck 2018, Geneva - New York

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