Tiago Bessa

Tiago Bessa

Partner, Vieira de Almeida
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Tiago Bessa is a partner with the information, communication and technology practice group at VdA. His work focuses mainly on communications, media and entertainment, electronic commerce, online betting, copyright and consumer law, in Portugal and abroad. Over the last years, Tiago has worked in major operations (domestic and international) that raised complex and intricate issues across legal and regulatory areas, together with renowned organisations such as the ITU, the World Bank and the European Investment Bank.

He has expanded his activity in African countries (including Mozambique, Angola, Cabo Verde and São Tome e Príncipe), either by providing assistance to local governments, regulators or operators or by being involved in several capacity building formations concerning the regulation of the telecommunication market, among other relevant roles.

Tiago Bessa holds a postgraduate degree in competition law and regulation from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon and has taken part in an advanced programme on law and the economics of regulation at the School of Economics and Business Administration of the Catholic University of Portugal. He has also completed a master’s degree in business law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, with a thesis focused on copyright and information society services, and holds a training certification from DGERT. He has also published several academic works on regulation, copyright and the information society.

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