Work Area: Data privacy

Dentons Paz Horowitz opens privacy law practice with hire

Highly Recommended Ecuadorean firm Dentons Paz Horowitz has set up a privacy and cybersecurity group and hired a director to lead the new practice.

02 December 2021

US firm Rimon expands in Colombia

Rimon Law has expanded its Bogotá office by hiring three partners and a group of associates from recognised Colombian competition outfit Ibarra Abogados, rebranding to Ibarra-Rimon with the move.

05 November 2021

Machado Meyer hires digital law partner

Machado Meyer Advogados has hired a former partner of Opice Blum, Bruno, Abrusio e Vainzof Advogados Associados to bolster its technology and data protection offering.

09 September 2021

Aguilar Castillo Love hires from Deloitte Legal in Costa Rica

Latin Lawyer Elite firm Aguilar Castillo Love (Costa Rica) has strengthened its technology law group by hiring a lawyer from Deloitte Legal’s local office as partner.

07 July 2021

New Ecuador data protection law takes effect

Ecuador’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) style data privacy law has come into force, but companies still have a two-year enforcement grace period as the country’s government looks to build a data protection authority from scratch.

28 May 2021

Argentina blocks Facebook-WhatsApp privacy policy update

Argentina's government has prevented Facebook from rolling out its updated WhatsApp privacy policy until the country’s competition authority has completed an investigation assessing whether the terms of service are anticompetitive.

21 May 2021

Panama data protection law goes into effect

Panama’s new data protection law is loosely based on GDPR, but it offers wide exemptions for big tech companies and the financial sector.

26 April 2021

Lefosse adds four partners and three counsel with promotions

Brazil’s Lefosse Advogados has promoted four lawyers to partner and three to counsel, strengthening its labour, M&A, tax, technology and restructuring practices.

16 April 2021

Brazilian pulp arbitration leads to cyber hack challenge

A São Paulo court has stayed a partial award in a multibillion-dollar International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) dispute over the sale of a pulp maker while it considers allegations that the arbitration has been tainted by cyber hacking.

14 April 2021

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