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By Claudio Roberto Barbosa

Brazil’s Best Counsel 2020 – Chapter Opening: Data Protection

Brazil has recently seen im­portant developments in its data protection regulation. The country’s fragmented regulation – which revealed a lack of legal certainty – had its expiration date set with the publication of the LGPD – the Brazilian General Data Protection Law, in August 2018. The newly-approved and principle-infused Act modernizes data protection in Brazil as it su­persedes the current fragmented regulations and establishes a comprehensive unified system for the protection of personal data. However, a change this im­portant is never straightforward and the months following the pu­blication of the new law created additional concerns, which only now are beginning to clear.
 
This article, writen by our senior partner Cláudio Barbosa and associate Larissa Martins, was published by Leaders League Brasil. Click here to access the full article.
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June 21, 2022

Provisional Measure Transforms the Brazilian Data Protection Authority into an Independent Entity

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