News & Recent Work

Ricardo Barretto Ferreira da Silva

VOD (Video-On-Demand) regulations

From the perspective of the entertainment industry, the expressive technological and communication changes of the last decades have increased the frontiers of expansion of the audiovisual sector, creating different formats of access to content and giving the user more power to...

VAS - Value-Added Services in the Telecommunications Sector

Technological innovations in the telecommunications sector have faced, in the past, difficulties in reaching end consumers effectively, due to the lack of adequate business models for the provision of convergent services. The expansion and success of telecommunications,...

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...

ANS appoints a Data Protection Officer for processing Personal Data

On August 11, Ordinance No. 283/2020 of the National Supplementary Health Agency (“ANS”) was published in the Brazilian Official Gazette, which appointed the servant Luiz Gustavo Meira Homrich to exercise the function of Data Protection Officer (DPO), as provided for in the...
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