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Lorena Pretti Serraglio

Nomination and approval of Data Protection Authority’s Directors nominees

The five members of the Brazilian Data Protection Authority’s board of directors were nominated on October 15th by the President Jair Bolsonaro. The nominees are (i) Waldemar Gonçalves Ortunho Junior, nominated to be the President-Director of the Counsel, with a six-year...

Azevedo Sette is coauthor of the book Digest of Commercial Laws of the World, by Thomson Reuters

Written by lawyers who practice in the nearly 60 jurisdictions covered, Digest of Commercial Laws of the World is a practitioner-oriented compilation of expert commentary and practical guidance regarding the establishment and conduct of business across the globe....

LGPD may take effect in the next few days and the ANPD has its regulatory structure constituted

As everyone knows, the Provisional Measure 959 (“MP 959”), which, among other matters, dealt with the validity of the LGPD, was evaluated in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, August 25. At that time, MP 959 became the Bill No. 34 (“PLV 34”), and its article 4th...

ICO imposes a fine of £ 80,000 to a company for unsolicited marketing calls

The British Personal Data Protection Authority (ICO) released, on August 3, 2020, a fine notice to Rain Trading Ld (RTL), company responsible for making 270,774 unsolicited direct marketing calls to subscribers registered with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS), without...

CNI launches a booklet with guidelines on the General Data Protection Act

In early August, the National Confederation of Industry (CNI) launched a booklet with relevant information for the adequacy of the productive sector to the LGPD, entitled “LGPD: what your company needs to know”. The document highlights the need for the creation of the...

State of Rio de Janeiro prohibits the use of personal data from DL platforms for purposes of commercial exploitation

On August 11, Law No. 8,973/2020 was published in the Official Gazette of Rio de Janeiro, which prohibits the use of personal data, sensitive data and metadata from users of virtual platforms of “distance learning” (DL) for the purposes of commercial exploitation....

DSA publishes a guide regarding the data sharing between public bodies

The European Authority for Data Administration in the Public Sector (Data Standards Authority - “DSA”), published, in the first week of August of this year, a guiding document aiming to improve data sharing between public bodies, making public services more efficient and...

Pernambuco and Minas Gerais advance in terms of Data Protection

The State of Pernambuco, on August 6, published the Decree No. 49,265/2020, which instituted the State Policy for Personal Data Protection of the State Executive Branch in accordance with Federal Law No. 13,709/2018 (“LGPD”). The Decree establishes the Four-Year Strategic...
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