In May, Senator Alessandro Vieira presented Bill n. 2630/2020 to the Brazilian Senate, which the Senate is calling the “Fake News Law.” Last Friday, June 19, 2020, an unofficial new version of the Bill was distributed and caught the attention of the Brazilian privacy community.
Continue Reading Brazil Fake News Bill May Undercut Brazil’s Data Protection Gains – Bill to Be Voted on Tomorrow

On April 16, 2020, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership, in collaboration with CEDIS-IDP, published a White Paper on the Role of the Brazilian Data Protection Authority under Brazil’s New Data Protection Law.
Continue Reading CIPL Publishes Paper Highlighting the Need for a Brazilian Data Protection Authority

On April 3, 2020, the Brazilian Senate approved Bill of Law, which includes a number of emergency measures intended to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Importantly, one provision delays the effective date of the Brazilian Data Protection Law until January 2021.
Continue Reading House to Vote on Senate’s Proposed Delay of Brazil’s Data Protection Law

On January 30, 2020, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP submitted formal comments to the Department of Telecommunications at the Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovations and Communications on its public consultation on creating a national Artificial Intelligence strategy for Brazil.
Continue Reading CIPL Submits Comments to Brazil MCTIC on Creating a National AI Strategy for Brazil

The Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth and the Instituto Brasiliense de Direito Público recently had the first of a series of workshops for their joint project on “Brazilian Data Protection Implementation and Effective Regulation.” This blog entry provides details on the workshop and project.
Continue Reading CIPL Co-Hosts Workshop on Brazil’s New Data Protection Law

The Centre for Information Policy Leadership (“CIPL”) at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP is pleased to announce Matthew Starr and Giovanna Carloni have joined CIPL, adding to its expertise in global privacy and data protection policy.
Continue Reading CIPL Welcomes New Privacy Managers Matthew Starr and Giovanna Carloni