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On October 15, 2020, Brazil’s President Bolsonaro officially nominated the five Directors of the new Brazilian data protection authority, as published in the Brazilia Official Journal. The Decree establishing the ANPD is now fully in effect; however, all five nominations still need to be approved by the Brazilian Senate.
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The Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth recently published a concept paper titled “Why We Need Interstate Privacy Rules for the U.S.” This blog entry provides highlights on the paper.
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In an op-ed recently published by The Richmond Times-Dispatch, former Governor of Virginia and Global Strategy Advisor of the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth Terry McAuliffe discusses why a U.S. federal privacy law is essential to economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton and the Data Security Council of India have published a report on “Enabling Accountable Data Transfers from India to the United States under India’s Proposed Personal Data Protection Bill,” which highlights the importance of continued flows of data between India and the U.S. following the expected passage of new comprehensive data protection legislation in India.
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On September 1, 2020, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth and the Centro de Direito, Internet e Sociedade of Instituto Brasiliense de Direito Público released a new paper on the “Top Priorities for Public and Private Organizations to Effectively Implement the New Brazilian General Data Protection Law.” This blog entry highlights the 12 priorities that organizations subject to the LGPD should consider to effectively implement the law.
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On August 25, 2020, Hunton’s Centre for Information Policy Leadership released a new paper entitled “Data Protection in the New Decade: Lessons from COVID-19 for a US Privacy Framework,” examining how the COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized the need for a U.S. federal privacy law.
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On August 20, 2020, Secretary-General of the Presidency of the Republic, Jorge Antônio de Oliveira Francisco, announced that the administrative decree to create the new Brazilian data protection authority is ready and may be published at any time, after final technical adjustments are made.
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