Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Legal support with Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) transactions

Brazil is the country with the highest global growth rate of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) projects, directly tied to development in different sectors of the economy and society, stimulating competitivity, development and innovation.

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) market today represents 7% of the Brazilian GNP. The tendency for the coming years is that of continued growth, propelled by increase in demand by the Cloud market and by acceleration in the software area.

5.8%
Estimated IT area growth in Brazil for 2020
USD 1.1 tri
The Internet of Things (IoT) market value expected to be reached by 2026

Almeida Advogados counts amongst its ranks lawyers specialized in assisting national and foreign clients in the structuring of Technology, Media & Telecommunications business, products and services, underscoring our expertise in:

  • Counseling with regard to regulatory matters, particularly with respect to Brazilian Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL), Institute of Information Technology (ITI), Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br) and Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTI) regulation;

  • The drafting and negotiation of software development and license, OTT service, payment means (issuance, processing and management) agreements and other related instruments;

  • Strategic implementation with respect to the protection of client sector intellectual property assets, including trademarks, copyright, software and apps, domain names and social media profiles;

  • XaaS (Everything as a Service) streaming service, social media, online and Cloud computing payment platform-related specialized consulting;

  • Privacy, information security and data protection-related specialized consulting;

  • Advocacy representation before the Legislative and Executive governmental organs;

  • Assistance with public contracting.

Our Practice Areas

Corporate, M&A and Contracts
BANKING & FINANCE CAPITAL MARKETS Private Equity
Infrastructure and Project Finance
ENERGY MINING Oil & Gas
Labor, Employment and Social Security
IMMIGRATION EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION