Work Area: Data security

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

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

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

Vella Pugliese hires partner to boost tech offering

Brazil’s Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados has hired a partner to its technology and digital law practices.

20 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

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

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