Ricardo Barretto Ferreira da Silva - Graduated from São Paulo University (USP) Law School in 1973. Alumni of the Institute of World Affairs, Connecticut, USA (1973). Graduate research work in taxation and corporate laws at the University of North Dakota, USA (1974). Senior Partner at Azevedo Sette Advogados (www.azevedosette.com.br ). Head of TMT legal practice. Experienced attorney on Corporate, tax, M&A, Intellectual Property, Technology, Media, Telecommunications, Privacy, Data Protection. Co-founder, Vice-President (1989/1994), President (1995/1998) of the Brazilian Information Technology and Telecommunications Association (www.abdtic.org.br ); Chair of the Membership Latin America Committee (1993/1995), Board Member (1995/2001 and 2003/2005), Secretary, Treasurer and Vice-President (2001/2003) of the www.itechlaw.org Representative of the www.abdtic.org.br at the International Federation of the Computer Law Associations, headquartered in the EU (for 8 years), Chairman of the Legislation Committee (1991/1992), Board member (1991/1993) and Legal Counsel (1992/1993) of the American Chamber of Commerce in São Paulo, Brazil (www.amcham.com.br ), Chair of the Legislation Committee and President of the Brazilian Chamber of Electronic Commerce – www.camare-e.net , Vice-Chair of the Comparative Law Sub-Committee of the Inter-American legislative Committee of the American Bar Association-ABA (2001/2004) – www.americanbar.org , Vice-Chair of the Sub-Committee of the Information Technology Protection of the International Bar Association – IBA (2002/2004) – www.ibanet.org , co-founder and managing partner of two renowned Law Firms (CFF and BKBG) (1975/2004 and 2004/2016) before becoming a senior partner at Azevedo Sette Advogados – www.azevedosette.com.br Various articles published in Brazil and abroad on IP, IT, Media, Telecom, Privacy, Data Protection, Outsourcing and Copyright.