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.
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In late October, the Brazilian Ministry of Justice (the “Ministry”) issued its revised Draft Bill for the Protection of Personal Data (“Draft Bill”). The Ministry released its preliminary draft in January 2015, and the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton & Williams LLP (“CIPL”) filed public comments to the draft on May 5, 2015.

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As part of its ongoing Brazil outreach initiative, a delegation of the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton & Williams is in Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro this week to meet with Brazilian government representatives, organizations and experts to discuss global privacy law and best practice developments.
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