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Brazil’s Ministry of Justice has ordered Meta to pay a fine for illegally sharing Brazilian user data with the British data analytics firm, after a previous penalty of the same amount was overturned during proceedings.
25 August 2022
A Brazilian labour court has invoked the LGPD in a recent decision upholding the dismissal of an employee.
03 December 2021
More than 1,000 LGPD-related cases have been filed in Brazilian courts during the first year of the nascent data protection law being in force, according to experts tracking the matter.
30 September 2021
Penalties for Brazil’s LGPD went into force last month. GDR interviewed one of the members of the country’s nascent data protection authority (ANPD), Miriam Wimmer, about the progress her agency has been making in recent months.
17 September 2021
A consumer protection regulator has fined a Brazilian pharmacy chain after finding it breached the LGPD by processing personal data without gathering adequate consent.
20 July 2021
In its first major public action, Brazil’s nascent data protection authority has joined several other jurisdictions around the world to pressure Facebook about its planned privacy changes with WhatsApp.
28 May 2021
A São Paulo court has stayed a partial award in a multibillion-dollar arbitration over the sale of a pulp maker while it considers allegations that the arbitration was tainted by hacking.
13 April 2021
A deal between Brazil’s data watchdog and its consumer protection agency should provide more clarity to the private sector.
31 March 2021
Brazil’s nascent data watchdog has released its internal procedure rules, clarifying how the country’s young data protection law will be enforced in practice.
30 March 2021
In a case that sets precedent for future privacy disputes, Brazil’s Superior Court of Justice has ruled that Facebook is not required to disclose information about users who shared a defamatory post on the social media platform.
11 March 2021
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