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OECD creates Policy Observatory related to Artificial Intelligence

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has launched a Policy Observatory related to Artificial Intelligence, in order to assist countries to develop, operationalize and monitor responsible development of artificial intelligence...

Face recognition by app captures 42 fugitives at Salvador Carnival

After the first successful experience of using face recognition at Carnival 2019, resulting in the capture of a fugitive criminal, the Secretariat of Public Security of Bahia (SSP-BA) repeated the use of this technology to identify fugitives from justice at Carnival 2020,...

Companies with foreign members must provide Brazilian Central Bank with updated information by March 31st, 2020

Do not take the risk of having to pay fines that could reach R$250,000.00. Check whether your company is required to disclose, and know which and when information needs to be submitted. Companies with direct foreign investment (meaning those that have foreign equity holders...

Brazilian Residents with assets abroad must report to BACEN by April 5TH to avoid fines

Individuals and legal entities must report investments on an annual or quarterly basis, depending on the value of the asset abroad. Check other deadlines that may apply to you....

Presidential decree discusses governance in data sharing by Public Authorities

Decree n. 10,046/2019, which establishes rules and guidelines for data sharing between direct, local and foundational public administration bodies and entities and the other Public Powers, was recently signed into law by the President of the Republic. This Decree acts in a...

CJEU decides that the Right to Be Forgotten must apply only to EU member countries

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has issued a position recognizing the territorial limitation of the Right to Be Forgotten. The opinion was based on the lawsuit filed by CNIL (French Data Protection Regulatory Agency) against Google in 2015, in which the...

Facebook could be legally compelled to remove illegal content worldwide, according to a ruling by the CJEU

Contrary to Googles (aforementioned) guidance on limiting the territorial scope of the Right to Be Forgotten application, the Court of Justice of the European Union has recognized that European courts may order that Facebook and other storage providers suppress information or...

President of the Republic signs, without vetoes, the new Telecommunications Law

The President of the Republic sanctioned, without vetoes, the New Telecommunications Law (Law n. 13.879/2019). Based on Chamber of Deputies Bill n. 79/2016, approved by the Senate, the law amends the Telecommunications Law to allow the adaptation of the telecommunications...
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