Technological evolution constitutes one of the major interests of Eptalex. In the early 1980’s, Aziz Torbey Law Firm (Eptalex Beirut) was the first law firm in Lebanon to introduce computers and innovative technologies to the legal profession; less than two decades later, it was the first law firm in Lebanon to represent banking and payment services institutions in matters pertaining to electronic payment disputes. Today, Eptalex is renowned for its broad experience in guiding clients through the emerging information technology and associated privacy and security threats.
Our Information Technology (IT) attorneys provide services in effective, legally compliant, use of the Internet, web and e-commerce technologies, and technology due diligence. They assist clients in developing and implementing sound agreements or strategies on the maintenance of websites, management of electronic transactions and documents, software development and licensing, and technology transfer.
Our attorneys represent a variety of domestic and international clients such as banks, financial institutions, internet service providers and global corporations covering the full range of IT services such as payment gateway, electronic payment solutions including clearing and settlement, electronic commerce, internet related services and technological tenders. They also provide guidance to clients seeking venture capital financing including management control, governance and strategy planning.