Daniel Chan Daniel Chan

Daniel Chan

Senior Solicitor
Auckland

Corporate & commercial

Dan specialises in corporate and commercial law, with a particular focus on information technology projects, outsourcing, privacy and data protection issues.

He advises clients on a variety of complex commercial arrangements, including licensing of intellectual property, procurement, supply and distribution agreements, and information technology matters.

Dan has been seconded to a large New Zealand business, where he provided in-house legal support on a range of commercial matters. He is also the co-author of Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law guide to contracts, negotiation and enforcement in New Zealand.

Recent highlights

Has advised:

  • Microsoft, on a number of technology and commercial licensing arrangements and matters
  • Fonterra, on a number of commercial arrangements in New Zealand and overseas, including licensing of intellectual property, digital advice and general consumer advice
  • A major multinational on its acquisition of a significant livestock technology business, including in relation to its transitional services arrangements
  • Bank of New Zealand, on a number of outsourcing arrangements (including software licensing agreements and master services agreements), its Reserve Bank BS11 outsourcing regulatory obligations, and privacy and data protection obligations
  • a range of clients on compliance with New Zealand’s telecommunications, privacy and data protection laws
  • a range of vendors and purchasers on intellectual property, data protection, regulatory and information technology aspects of the sale and purchase of businesses.

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