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Brazil: Data Protection Law Enacted

In the wake of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the new Brazilian Data Protection Act (LGPD) was enacted into law on August 14, 2018. It establishes, for the first time, a comprehensive system for personal data protection. Effective February 15, 2020, the LGPD applies to any public or private local company collecting data in the Brazilian territory, as well as to foreign entities processing or collecting data in the country or to those offering products or services to the Brazilian market, even if the data is processed abroad.
 
This article, writen by our partner Fernanda Magalhães and associate Amanda Prota, was published on INTA Bulletin. Click here to access the full article.
 
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