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Ricardo Barretto Ferreira da Silva

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,...

Coronavirus and the massive processing of personal data around the world

First reported to the World Health Organization - WHO due to pneumonia of unknown cause detected in the city of Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2019, the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 is a virus that causes mild to moderate respiratory infections in humans and animals, called...

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....

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...
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