Work Area: Data security

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

Brazil’s consumer and data protection authorities ink cooperation agreement

A deal between Brazil’s data watchdog and its consumer protection agency should provide more clarity to the private sector.

06 April 2021

Former Carey lawyers launch privacy and tech boutique

Two lawyers from Chilean Latin Lawyer Elite firm Carey have left to launch privacy and technology boutique BitLaw.

31 March 2021

Lefosse and FM/Derraik in largest Brazilian software sector buy

Lefosse Advogados has helped Brazil's Totvs acquire a majority share in software services company RD Gestão e Sistemas for 1.9 billion reais (US$334 million).

15 March 2021

Argentina’s Ojam Bullrich hires first partner after split

Argentine firm Ojam Bullrich Flanzbaum has strengthened its offering by hiring a lawyer from Marval O'Farrell Mairal as partner and to lead its technology practice, just months after it split from former partner Berton Moreno IP Law.

03 March 2021

AMLO continues efforts to shut down Mexico's independent data regulator

Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador, known as AMLO, is continuing to pursue a plan to shutter the country’s independent data regulator, despite warnings that such a move could violate the law and harm Mexico’s international reputation.

19 February 2021

Brazilian Supreme Court axes right to be forgotten

Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court has deemed the right to be forgotten as unconstitutional, in a ruling that will have huge implications for big data and modern technology.

17 February 2021

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