Work Area: Data security

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

Cescon Barrieu hires partner from KLA

Brazilian law firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has appointed its second partner in less than three months by adding a lawyer from KLA Advogados to its senior rank.

11 October 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

SoftBank investment gives Brazilian start-up unicorn status

Brazilian facial recognition start-up Unico has hired local firm Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados to get a 629 million reais (US$121 million) investment, making it one of the country’s newest unicorns with a market value exceeding US$1 billion.

19 August 2021

Patria snaps up Chilean cybersecurity business

Brazil’s Patria Investimentos has enlisted Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados in São Paulo and Chilean firm Parraguez & Marín to acquire Chilean cybersecurity company NeoSecure from The Rohatyn Group.

09 August 2021

Court rules in favour of WhatsApp in bulk messaging lawsuit

A São Paulo court has ruled in favour of US messaging platform WhatsApp in a lawsuit against Brazilian advertising company Yacows, with a decision that prevents the latter company from sending bulk messages through the messaging app

04 August 2021

Botelho Advogados hires Demarest lawyer as partner

A former Demarest Advogados lawyer has joined Brazilian law firm Botelho Advogados as partner, strengthening its disputes, data protection and IP practice areas.

23 July 2021

Court rejects challenge over alleged cyber-attack against J&F

As a Brazilian court lifts a stay on an award in a multibillion-dollar M&A dispute, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Court of Arbitration has rejected a bid to disqualify the entire tribunal based on an alleged cyber-attack.

20 July 2021

Trench Rossi appoints two partners

Brazilian law firm Trench Rossi Watanabe has added two new members to its partnership by hiring a data protection and technology law partner from local firm Vinhas e Redenschi Advogados and promoting a senior labour associate.

13 July 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

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