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.