Helena Correia Mendonça joined VdA in 2007 and is currently a principal consultant integrated in the ICT practice area.
She has worked on different matters concerning information and communication technology, emerging technologies (AI, robotics, blockchain/distributed ledger technology), copyright and neighbouring rights, cybersecurity and aerospace/satellites and drones-related topics. She also advises on the implementation of e-commerce platforms, digital signatures and websites.
She has been involved in major operations in the technology field, including in outsourcing projects for major banks, cooperation and technology transfer projects, and in setting up media services and online platforms, as well as on the drafting of laws on electronic commerce, digital signatures, protection of software and cybercrime.
She also has experience in fintech, advising on mobile payments, payment services and e-money, as well as cryptoassets, and provides advice on contracts with suppliers, acquirers and final users, and on the set-up of virtual wallets and exchange platforms, among other things.