The law firm MEISTER SCORSIM is specialized in Communications Law in Brazil, in the areas of internet, telecommunications, broadcasting and Pay TV. Also in Administrative and Regulatory Law.

The practice areas for advisory and litigation services are:

Internet

  • The Internet Regulatory Framework
  • Multimedia communication services – value-added services
  • Broadband Internet Connection Providers
  • Internet Application Providers
  • Infrastructure Providers for Landline and Mobile Networks
  • Online Content Providers (websites/portals)
  • Technology Startups – Sector Regulation
  • Removal of offensive content on the Internet (social media, websites, applications)
  • Protection of Personal Data – Privacy
  • E-Commerce
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR – European Union).
  • Tax – Software (digital assets)
  • Cloud Computing
  • Big Data (Algorithms)
  • Internet of Things (future regulatory framework – Network Neutrality)

Telecommunications

  • Mobile Telephone Services (personal mobile communication)
  • Landline Telephone Services
  • Concessions – Permissions – Authorizations
  • Bids – Contracts
  • Licensing, Network Infrastructure Sharing
  • Industry Taxation
  • Administrative Procedures before Anatel

Media

  • Broadcast TV and Radio Services – Commercial Sector
  • Pay-Tv – Conditioned Access Services (SEAC)
  • Concessions – Permissions – Authorizations
  • Right to Use of Frequencies – Transfer Scheme
  • Commercial Advertising
  • Electoral Legislation
  • Image Rights – Arena Rights
  • Antitrust – Anatel – CADE (the Brazilian Antitrust Authority)

Administrative Law and Regulatory Policy

  • Municipal Law – Digital Cities
  • Telecommunications, Internet, and Electricity Network Infrastructures
  • Regulated Economic Activities and Public Services
  • Regulation of Technological Platforms
  • Concessions – Permissions – Authorizations
  • Regulatory Agencies
  • Administrative Procedures
  • Arrangements for the Use of Public Assets
  • Class Actions
  • Public Agents

Criminal Law

  • Broadband Internet Connection Providers
  • Internet Application Providers
  • Landline and Mobile Telephone Services Providers

Electoral Law

  • Tv and Radio
  • Social Media
  • Communication Technological Platforms

Tax Law

  • Taxation of the Telecommunications Industry
  • Taxation of the Internet Sector (Software)