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Telecommunication, Internet and Information Technology

Azevedo Sette in Digest of Commercial Laws of the World, edited by Thomson Reuters

The Brazil chapter "The Commercial Laws of Brazil" has as lead-author our partner Ricardo Barretto Ferreira, and contribution as co-authors: Luiz Eduardo Salles, partner at Azevedo Sette Advogados; Lionel Zaclis, senior consultant and consultants Juliana Sene Ikeda, Maristela...

The Legal 500 | Comparative Legal Guide Brazil: Data Protection & Cyber Security

Our TMT group is author of the chapter "Brazil: Data Protection & Cyber Security", in the international book "The Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer | Comparative Legal...

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...

The European Union decides on the need for data subjects active consent for the use of cookies

By Ricardo Barretto Ferreira, Juliana Ikeda, Lorena Pretti Serraglio, Isabella Aragão, Camila Chicaroni and Bruna Toniolo | In a recent ruling on privacy and the processing of personal data, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) considered that the consent...

Hering is notified by DPDC for inappropriate collection of facial recognition data

The Department of Consumer Protection and Defense (DPDC), through the National Consumer Secretariat (Senacon), part of the Ministry of Justice, has initiated preliminary investigations against the Hering company for allegedly using customer face recognition to capture their...
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