Work Area: Data privacy

Brazil’s AI commission presents regulation proposal to Senate

A commission tasked with drafting Brazil’s artificial intelligence (AI) regulations has concluded its proposal, which outlines a risk-based approach, the creation of an authority with enforcement powers and a range of rights for individuals affected by AI systems.

16 December 2022

Brazil privacy community mourns architect of the LGPD

Danilo Doneda, a leading privacy lawyer and one of the guiding hands behind Brazil’s data protection law (LGPD), has died aged 52.

14 December 2022

DLA Piper boosts Chilean data privacy group

DLA Piper (Chile) has bolstered its data privacy offering by hiring a government adviser as counsel.

24 November 2022

Brazil hardens stance on cookie regulations

Brazil’s data regulator has brought the country closer to European cookie standards, but has appeared not to completely rule out the use of legitimate interest for non-essential cookies.

26 October 2022

Brazil fines Meta over Cambridge Analytica

Brazil’s Ministry of Justice has ordered Meta to pay a €1.3 million (US$1.29 million) fine for illegally sharing Brazilian user data with the British data analytics company Cambridge Analytica, after a previous penalty of the same amount was overturned during proceedings.

31 August 2022

Carey appoints two directors

Chilean Elite firm Carey has bolstered its data protection, technology and intellectual property practices by promoting two practitioners to director.

22 July 2022

TozziniFreire hires tech partner from ASBZ Advogados

Brazilian Elite firm TozziniFreire Advogados has strengthened its technology and digital law practice by hiring a partner from ASBZ Advogados.

15 July 2022

Digital citizens

Brazilian companies should ensure the spirit as well as the letter of the LGPD underpin any internal processes for handling personal data, said panellists.

11 July 2022

VMCA bolsters data protection offering in Brazil

Brazilian firm Vinicius Marques de Carvalho Advogados – VMCA has hired a partner from local criminal law boutique Davi Tangerino e Salo de Carvalho Advogados, strengthening its data protection and privacy group.

26 May 2022

Mattos Filho hires from Tauil & Chequer and Cescon Barrieu

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has strengthened its tax and technology departments with two partners joining from Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown and Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados.

31 March 2022

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