On June 24, 2015, DataGuidance will host a complimentary webinar on Brazil: Towards Privacy Compliance. The panel of speakers includes Bojana Bellamy, President of the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (“CIPL”) at Hunton & Williams; Esther Nunes, Partner of Pinheiro Neto Advogados; and Renato Leite Monteiro of Opice Blum, Bruno, Abrusio & Vainzof Advogados Associados. The speakers will discuss the Draft Bill for the Protection of Personal Data (Anteprojeto de Lei para a Proteção de Dados Pessoais) that was issued in January 2015. Concepts and provisions in the draft bill such as the role of Data Protection Officers and Binding Corporate Rules will be discussed. The webinar will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EDT.
On May 5, 2015, CIPL filed comments on Brazil’s draft bill as part of its ongoing Brazil outreach initiative.