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 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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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.
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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.
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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