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A commission tasked with drafting Brazil’s artificial intelligence 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.
14 December 2022
Danilo Doneda, a leading privacy lawyer and one of the guiding hands behind Brazil’s data protection law, has died aged 52.
08 December 2022
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.
24 October 2022
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
In today’s digital landscape, corporate transactions are increasingly affected by privacy and data protection issues, making it essential that purchasers and investors, sellers and corporate lawyers understand their effects on mergers and acquisitions.
08 April 2022
Data protection impact assessments help data controllers effectively show compliance with the laws in their jurisdiction, contributing to a paper trail of relevant documents crucial to safe personal data processing.
08 April 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
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