5th Biennial Technology Law Conference_Technology and beyond: enterprise benefits and social and regulatory limits

18 May - 19 May 2017

Hilton São Paulo Morumbi

Session information

Current ethical, compliance and legal issues for internet platform providers and users
Hilton São Paulo Morumbi


Intellectual Property, Communications and Technology Section (Lead)
Legal Practice Division (Lead)
Technology Law Committee (Lead)
IP and Entertainment Law Publications Subcommittee
Latin American Regional Forum
Regional Fora
Regional Fora


From hate speech to revenge porn, the ease with which words and images are uploaded, transferred and viewed means that more and more questions are being asked of internet platform providers regarding the content that powers their businesses. This session will explore these current issues and look at the ethical and legal frameworks that have been established and which may need to be amended in light of new technology. Moderators Simone Lahorgue Nunes, Levy & Salomão Advogados, São Paulo; Co-Chair, IBA Technology Law Committee Dr Matthias Orthwein (LL.M. Boston), SKW Schwarz, Münich; Chair, User Generated Content Subcommittee, IBA Technology Law Committee Speakers Carol Elizabeth Conway, Director, Regulatory Affairs, Grupo UOL, São Paulo Alessandra Del Debbio, Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft Brazil, São Paulo Ana Pellegrini, Legal Director for Brazil, Uber, São Paulo Valeria Plastino, Vice-President General Counsel, Level3 Communications Latin America, Buenos Aires Mariana Valente, Director, InternetLab and PhD Candidate, University of São Paulo, São Paulo

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Simone Lahorgue Nunes Lahorgue Advogadas Associadas , Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Matthias Orthwein SKW Schwarz , Munich, Germany; Chair, Platforms, E-commerce & Social Media


Carolina Cabrera
Valeria Plastino Level 3 Communications Latin America, Buenos Aires, Argentina