From the scrutiny of Grab’s acquisition of Uber in South East Asia, to the termination of Qualcomm’s acquisition of NXP due to a lack of Chinese merger control approval, the past year has seen various headline matters that point towards an increasingly robust merger control environment in Asia.
AI licenses require many of the same terms and conditions that you would expect in “regular” licenses for software, technology and SaaS. However, licensing AI requires attention to key differences in important areas, which are driven by the uniqueness of AI.
Innovation in technology drives innovation in deal structures. Today, the hottest innovations in technology are innovations around artificial intelligence, which can create a specific customer-supplier ecosystem of actionable insights from data sources mined by digital tools and talent.