Rahul Matthan is a partner at Trilegal and the head of the TMT practice group of the firm. He has advised on some of the largest TMT transactions in the country and worked with companies across all sectors of the industry from big telecom operators, to ISPs, OSPs and managed data service providers and has advised on matters ranging from regulatory matters to ongoing business issues relating to the rollout of operations.
Rahul has also advised on a range of sectors in the technology space including in relation to data protection, outsourcing, electronic commerce, new media, entertainment, biotechnology, pharma, and other new technologies. He has advised on new content delivery models for mobile value added services, regulatory issues surrounding the delivery of electronic content and legal and contractual issues in global e-commerce.
Rahul has also been involved in a number of policy initiatives in the TMT space including, assisting the government in preparing the country’s privacy law. He has recently assisted the Committee of Experts in its report on regulating non-personal data in India.
He is a published author and a regular speaker across the world on matters relating to emerging technologies and the law. He writes a weekly column on the interface of law and technology entitled Ex Machina in mint, a leading national business daily.
Rahul now serves on the Board of Trilegal after having served for many years on the Firm’s Management Committee.