Magda Coco

Magda Cocco

Partner, Vieira de Almeida

Magda Coco is the head of the Information, Communication and Technology practice, the Digital Frontiers practice and the Aerospace sector at Vieira de Almeida. Magda has in-depth knowledge and experience with innovative technological projects in the electronic communications industry and across several jurisdictions and regions, notably Europe and Africa.

She has led multidisciplinary teams in different ICT projects & transactions and assisted governments and regulatory entities in connection with the definition of regulatory policies and legislative drafting. She has also advised various international organizations such as International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the World Bank and the European Investment Bank.

Magda has provided expert advice to companies and public entities across different industries on several digital economy legal issues, from electronic and postal communications to information and emerging technologies, such as AI, robotics, blockchain, nanotechnology, big data and IoT.

She also advises clients on data protection & cybersecurity. In this context, she has assisted several entities in connection with governance matters and data-related strategies, coordinated several GDPR compliance programs and assisted public and private entities in connection with cybersecurity threats.

Magda has been involved in various space sector projects, including negotiating contracts for satellite construction and launch and for the installation of ground stations, and assisted governments in connection with the definition and drafting of space-related strategies and legislation.