Carla do Couto Hellu Battilana

Areas of expertise: Alternative Investments, Corporate Law and Foreign Investment, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy, Fashion Law, Gaming & E-sports, Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment, Mergers and Acquisitions, Technology & Innovation, Telecommunications
Languages: English
Location: São Paulo
Telephone: +55 (11) 5086-5289

Carla has over 15 years of experience representing local and international clients in corporate and regulatory matters, and assisting in diverse transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructurings. She assists companies in matters related to information technology and intellectual property, with solid experience in analyzing and negotiating contracts related to these areas. Carla also works in cybersecurity and personal data protection matters, assisting clients with the preparation, analysis and review of terms of use and privacy policies, review and adjustment of internal policies and documents to clients and suppliers, internal trainings, adequacy of business models and practices in view of the current privacy laws and issues related to data breach incidents.  

// Academic education

LL.M. degree from the University of Chicago, USA, 2015.  Specialized degree in Corporate Law from IICS (Instituto Internacional de Ciências Sociais), 2011. Extension degree in Corporate Contracts from FGV (Fundação Getulio Vargas), 2008.  Graduate of the Law School of PUC-SP (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo), 2006.

// Recognition

Carla is recommended by The Legal 500 Latin America, Latin Lawyer 250, Global Data Review and Análise Advocacia 500, relevant legal guides.

// Additional Activities

CIPP/E (Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe), CIPM (Certified Information Manager) and CDPO/BR (Certified Data Protection Officer/Brazil) by IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals). Member of IAPP.

// Publications

Practical Law - Digital Business in Brazil: Overview (co-author). London: Thomson Reuters, 2018. "Brazil" chapter (co-author). In The Financial Technology Law Review. London: Law Business Research Ltd, 2018.

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