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By Aline Junqueira Zinni

February 11, 2022

Data Protection becomes a fundamental right in Brazil

Yesterday (Feb. 10, 2022), the Brazilian Senate approved the Constitutional Amendment no. 115/2022, originated in the Proposal for Constitutional Amendment no. 17/2019, Data Protection becomes a fundamental right in Brazil

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January 28, 2022

New ANPD Resolution marks the International Data Protection Day

January 28th is the International Data Protection Day. This date, chosen on April 26, 2006 by the Council of Europe, goes back New ANPD Resolution marks the International Data Protection Day

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November 1, 2021

Brazilian Data Protection Authority approves its Surveillance and Sanctioning Procedures

Data protection has been a hot topic in Brazil. Recently, the National Congress approved the Constitutional Amendment no. 17/19, which turned data Brazilian Data Protection Authority approves its Surveillance and Sanctioning Procedures

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August 17, 2021

Privacy in Brazil 2021

The Q&A guide gives a high-level overview of privacy rules and principles, including what national laws regulate the right to respect for Privacy in Brazil 2021

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May 31, 2021

Brazilian Data Protection Authority publishes guidelines for controllers, processors and DPOs

Last Friday (May 28), the Brazilian Data Protection Authority (ANPD) published the “Guidelines for Definitions of Data Processing Agents and Data Protection Brazilian Data Protection Authority publishes guidelines for controllers, processors and DPOs

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March 29, 2021

Data Protection & Privacy in Brazil 2021: Global Practice Guide by Chambers & Partners

The Global Practice Guide, published by Chambers & Partners, includes outlines of national regimes, fundamental laws, sectoral or special issues, workplace privacy, Data Protection & Privacy in Brazil 2021: Global Practice Guide by Chambers & Partners

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March 15, 2021

ANPD publishes its internal procedure rules

Published in the Official Gazette on March 9th, 2021, Ordinance No. 01 stipulates the Brazilian National Data Protection Authority’s (ANPD) internal procedure ANPD publishes its internal procedure rules

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December 8, 2020

Brazilian Data Protection Office’s website is on

Although it was created in July 2019, the Brazilian Data Protection Office (ANPD) has started to show its operationalization. Two months after Brazilian Data Protection Office’s website is on

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November 26, 2020

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

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August 27, 2020

Brazilian Senate rejects the postponement of the LGPD

It has been two years since the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD) was enacted. Such law will enable greater control by Brazilian Senate rejects the postponement of the LGPD

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June 15, 2020

Law no. 14,010/2020 and its impacts on the Brazilian data protection framework

Law no. 14,010/2020, enacted last Friday, and derived from Bill of Law no. 1,179/2020, establishes the Emergency and Transitory Legal Regime of Law no. 14,010/2020 and its impacts on the Brazilian data protection framework

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April 30, 2020

Provisional Measure postpones the effective date of the Brazilian Data Protection Law

The Provisional Measure n. 959/2020, enacted yesterday by the President of Brazil, established guidelines regarding the granting of benefits for the Brazilian Provisional Measure postpones the effective date of the Brazilian Data Protection Law

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April 22, 2020

Brazil approves Provisional Measure about personal data

Last Friday, President Jair Bolsonaro approved the Provisional Measure no. 954 (“MP 954) that determines the sharing of consumers’ data by telecommunication Brazil approves Provisional Measure about personal data

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April 1, 2020

The apparent antagonism of data protection rights and the fight against the Covid-19

The pandemic declaration and the increasing number of infections and deaths due to the Covid-19 have been causing countless effects around the The apparent antagonism of data protection rights and the fight against the Covid-19

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