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Lorena Pretti Serraglio

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...

EDPB publishes a guide of Right to be Forgotten in light of the GDPR

On July 10, 2020, the European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”), an independent European body that contributes to the application of personal data protection rules, published the final version of the Guidelines No. 5 of the year 2019 on the requirements and conditions for the...

Decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidates the Privacy Shield

On July 16, the Court of Justice of the European Union deemed as invalid the international data transfer mechanism called privacy shield between the European Union and the United States, on the grounds of insufficient minimum guarantees for data processing by the USA, including...

Bill No. 1133/2020 approved by the Legislative Chamber of the Federal District

In mid-April of this year, the district representative Julia Lucy (NOVO-DF) presented the Bill No. 1133/2020 which “provides for guidelines for guarantees of individual freedom and protection of personal data in intelligent monitoring to combat pandemics, and provides other...

AEPD fines Spanish companies for violations of the principles of personal data protection

The Spanish Data Protection Agency (“AEPD”) has recently announced a series of Resolutions imposing fines on companies in different sectors, based on the violation of the GDPR and the guiding principles of personal data protection. Resolution No. PS/00104/2020, published on...

Innovations in the Financial Market, Privacy and Data Protection: the case of suspension of the WhatsApp Pay

About a month ago, Facebooks chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, announced, on his social networks, the launch of yet another feature of the WhatsApp application, namely the payments feature offered by Facebook Pay in Brazil, through the use of debit or credit cards from...

Investing in Brazil

by Ricardo Barretto Ferreira, Azevedo Sette Advogados and other contributors: Alessandra Lima Ganz, Alessandra Martins de Souza (partners), Juliana Sene Ikeda, Danielle Chipranski Cavalcante, Fabio Capelletti, Ingrid Bandeira Santos, Juliana Petrella Hansen, Helena Virgili,...

Azevedo Sette is author of Brazil: Data Protection & Cyber Security

Our senior partner and head of Azevedo Sette Advogados’ TMT practice in São Paulo office, Ricardo Barretto Ferreira and associates Lorena Pretti Serraglio, Isabella Aragão, Camilla Chicaroni, and Beatriz Canhoto are authors of "Brazil: Data Protection & Cyber Security...
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