Explore the key global trends in the technology sector that we believe will shape the legal outlook for businesses in 2022 and beyond.
2021 was a year of record-breaking tech growth – one of record global tech investment, deal-making, and unicorns. While this momentum carried through to the first quarter of 2022, as the months pass, geopolitical tensions, macroeconomic turbulence and regulatory change are impacting the tech sector. Global stocks have fallen, and investors are scaling back investment in private markets.
Yet technology remains critical to organisations as they adapt to a changing world and invest in a digital and more sustainable future. Businesses are seeking to leverage technologies such as AI and the first movers are pursuing strategies for the metaverse. Growing business and consumer demand for technology and data continue to drive investment in tech companies with strong fundamentals.
We explore the key global trends in the technology sector that we believe will shape the legal outlook for businesses in 2022 and beyond.