Multinational companies operating across Latin America risk costly litigation if they don’t address local privacy and data protection laws and rely on US or European legislative standards, heard delegates at the 4th Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment conference held in Miami on 26 September.
Brazilian IP boutique Gusmão & Labrunie has promoted six lawyers to partner, more than doubling the size of the firm's partnership.
Chile's congress is currently considering a data privacy bill based on international standards that could transform how personal data is managed in the country. But the proposals have attracted both praise and criticism, says Alessandri Abogados partner Rodrigo Velasco Alessandri, who heads the firm's intellectual property department
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