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By Aline Junqueira Zinni

Brazil’s Best Counsel 2021 – Chapter Opening: Data Protection

Privacy and data protection have been in the spotlight in Brazil for the past seven years, ever since sensitive Brazilian government documents were leaked by Edward Snowden in 2013.  The first enacted regulation in the aftermath of the Snowden revelations was the Brazilian Internet Act (Law No. 12,965/2014), whose aim was to regulate the digital environment, but also provide data protection rules. Later, Law No. 13,709/2018 (Brazil’s General Data Protection Law) – commonly called LGPD – was enacted, triggering several developments which changed the data governance scenario for public and private entities in Brazil.
 
This article, written by our senior partner Claudio Barbosa and associates Aline Zinni and Larissa Martins, was published by Leaders League Brasil. Click here to acess the full article.
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Provisional Measure Transforms the Brazilian Data Protection Authority into an Independent Entity

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