Ulhôa Canto has over 50 years’ experience in the telecommunications sector. Our in-depth knowledge of the activity’s regulations and taxation has often placed us in the core of its most relevant transactions in recent decades. In the telecommunications sector, Ulhôa Canto acts in the following matters, among others:

  • Preparation and negotiation of agreements for building and launching of satellites, with participation in the Brasilsat A1, A2, B1, B2, B3, and B4 projects;
  • Legal assistance in the organization of joint ventures for public bidding procedures in connection with mobile telephone, cable television, and land telephone services;
  • Advisory services in regulatory, corporate, contractual, competitive and tax issues specific to the sector;
  • Guidance in modeling and structuring acquisitions or sales of companies and in regulatory issues regarding equity transfers and corporate reorganizations;
  • Advisory services in public bids with regard to the granting of concessions and authorizations for the provision of services, including the organization of consortiums and the preparation and negotiation of association agreements;
  • Implementation of projects involving the rendering of telecommunications services such as radio broadcasts, multimedia communication, use of satellites, development and exploration of telecommunication networks;
  • Negotiation and drafting of agreements in general, including for the supply of equipment, joint ventures, infrastructure sharing, and loans;
  • Administrative and court proceedings; and
  • Advisory services in procedures to create laws, decrees, and normative rulings in the Brazilian Congress, Ministry of Communications, and the regulatory agencies.