Department profile submitted by Pereira Neto | Macedo
Pereira Neto | Macedo’s Telecommunication and Technology department provides strategic legal and regulatory advice to clients in all segments of telecommunications, media and technology regulation.
The firm is one of the most active law firms in representing telecom clients before regulatory bodies in issues related to the telecommunications regulation model in Brazil.
Pereira Neto | Macedo has been assessing clients involved in the structuring and implementation of some of Brazil’s most important initiatives from a public policy and regulatory standpoint, including the two largest telecom groups in Brazil, the most significant Brazilian media conglomerate, widely known internet application providers and other regulated industries.
The firm's practice is also recognised for its high specialization in new technologies, intellectual property and privacy-related issues, taking an active role in the structuring and risk assessment of business models concerning internet applications, online advertising, entertainment, and e-commerce.
Pereira Neto | Macedo is currently engaged in some of the most relevant ongoing discussions on public policy, advising clients on the remodelling of the telecommunications regulation in Brazil. The department also plays a significant role in the elaboration of an independent Technical Study aimed at proposing public policies for the Internet of Things, as part of a consortium that won a Research Grant from the BNDES and MCTIC.