Work Area: Data privacy

Barros & Errázuriz elevates two lawyers to partner

Chilean Elite firm Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has promoted two practitioners to its partnership, bolstering the labour and data protection departments.

11 April 2023

Meta ordered to pay LGPD damages

A Brazilian court has ordered Meta to pay more than 4 billion reais (US$796 million) following a 2021 data leak.

06 April 2023

Which firms are best in a crisis?

Featured in Who represents Latin America's biggest companies 2022?

The legal expertise and capabilities needed to properly manage a corporate crisis can be tremendously varied, but the law firms most skilled at dealing with them share common traits, according to some of the region’s leading GCs.

31 March 2023

Peru’s Olaechea strengthens data practice

Peruvian Highly Recommended firm Estudio Olaechea has promoted its data protection practice head to partner, a move that almost equals number of men and women in the firm’s senior rank.

31 March 2023

Brazilian data authority to start issuing LGPD fines

Brazil’s first fines under its new data protection law are expected soon after regulations for calculating and issuing penalties were approved.

10 March 2023

First impressions of Brazil's new data law in action

A new analysis of the Brazilian judiciary’s application of the country’s new data protection rules has found that courts have not opened the floodgates for non-material damages.

02 March 2023

Regulating in the digital age: on the run from the law

As technology continues to advance at a rapid pace and buzzwords such as “metaverse” and “AI” are absorbed into everyday vocabulary, lawmakers are scrambling to keep up with new digital trends. This poses fresh challenges to GCs that are trying to stay ahead of the curve and avert legal risks, said panellists at LACCA Live Miami in September.

30 January 2023

Stocche Forbes and Machado Meyer star in data centre debt tap

Stocche Forbes has helped Brazil’s Scala Data Centers raise 2 billion reais (US$368 million) in a green bond issuance.

16 January 2023

Brazilian boutique Prado Vidigal adds third partner

Brazilian data privacy firm Prado Vidigal has appointed its first partner since it launched two years ago, promoting an associate to its senior rank.

20 December 2022

ECIJA makes double partner appointment in Mexico

ECIJA (Mexico) has bolstered its corporate, data protection, compliance and telecommunications practices by promoting two associates to partner, the first female lawyers to be elevated to the firm's senior rank.

16 December 2022

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