The digital revolution created several business opportunities all over the world. In Brazil, the peculiarities of the legal framework regulating the entertainment sector – and in certain cases the lack of regulation – demand a detailed assessment on a case-by-case basis before any sector-investment is made. Challenges faced when dealing with uncertain or even controversial matters may be overcome with a creative legal approach. In this edition of the LS Brazil Outlook Levy & Salomão Media and Entertainment group sheds some light on selected current and relevant topics to this industry.
Sports events are audience drivers and their broadcasting is one of the most valuable assets in the entertainment market. The article addresses the complex (and even insufficient) legal framework on the protection of sports’ footage in BrazilRead more
Investments in music royalties are on trend. In Brazil, one of the biggest streaming markets in the world, legal precautions must be taken before investing in copyright protected assetRead more
New legislation on contract interpretation may encourage investment in the production of audiovisual content. We assess how the new rules help mitigate existing risks and address uncertaintiesRead more
Drones and hidden cameras in journalistic investigations are important tools for enforcing democracy but they also raise some privacy concerns. This article addresses how this matter is treated by the Brazilian legal frameworkRead more