Renato Opice Blum is the founding partner and CEO of Opice Blum, Bruno, Abrusio e Vainzof Advogados. With extensive knowledge of digital compliance, information security, data protection, cybercrime, electoral law on internet, telecommunications, media and entertainment, he is recognised as a pioneer of digital law in Brazil.
Renato graduated in both law and economics and has a master’s degree in business. He is the coordinator of the digital law programme at INSPER and the electronic law MBA at São Paulo Law School. Renato is the president of the IASP permanent information and technology studies commission; president of the FECOMERCIO/SP digital law commission of the Superior Law Council; and first vice president of the special commission of digital law and compliance of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB/SP).
Due to his intensive international activity, Renato is a member of many of the most significant digital and electronic law associations. He is the vice chair of the privacy, e-commerce and data security committee of the American Bar Association’s international law section, and the International Technology Law Association South America membership committee. He is also a member of Octopus Cybercrime Community (a Council of Europe project) and the European Privacy Association’s policy and scientific committee.
Renato is regularly invited to speak at EUROFORUM – International and European Data Protection Day, LegalTech, the Technology Policy Institute, the Council of Europe, SEDONA, the International Technology Law Association, the High Technology Crime Investigation Association, the Information Systems Security Association, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, Georgetown Law CLE, the International Law Association and the Inter-American Bar Association.
Renato is recognised by peers and clients as a leading lawyer in his field, for his knowledge and experience, capacity for detail and effective leadership in digital law. Many international publications have nominated Renato as a leading lawyer in his field, among them Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Best Lawyers.
Mr Opice Blum graduated in law from Complexo Universitário FMU, and in economics from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado. He specialises in civil procedural law, with a master’s degree in science from Florida Christian University.
He speaks Portuguese, English, and Spanish.
WWL says: Renato Opice Blum is valued for the “innovative solutions” he delivers to clients.
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