Partner at White & Case LLP
Adam Chernichaw is one of the founding members of White & Case’s global technology transactions practice. For over 20 years he has advised clients across a number of industry sections in structuring and negotiating innovative and transformative technology, collaboration and service transactions to help execute their strategic goals, to safely protect their assets and to avoid potential pitfalls across multiple jurisdictions.
Mr Chernichaw has extensive experience in the fintech and payments space, as well as IT and business process outsourcing transactions. He represents a variety of global businesses across a number of industry sectors, including financial services, social media, life sciences, food services, commercial airlines and telecommunications. Mr Chernichaw also assists businesses in the sports, leisure and entertainment industries when structuring and negotiating business deals, working to achieve the best possible results around joint ventures, licensing, marketing and publishing agreements.
His advisory work spans classic IT and business process outsourcings, cloud and ‘as a service’ offerings, payment processing services (including bank identification number sponsorship arrangements, peer-to-peer payments systems and other payment services), mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures.
Mr Chernichaw has had the privilege of serving as a trusted adviser to a diverse range of US and international clients, including Facebook, WhatsApp, Deutsche Bank, RBC, Barclays, Gilead, Verizon and Intel.