Brazil Rolls Out Long-Awaited Data Protection Sanctions
*News originally published in Law.com
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“Brazil has outlined possible penalties for companies that violate its General Law for the Protection of Personal Data (LGPD), unleashing a wave of work for Brazilian lawyers.
The much-awaited sanctions range from a warning or fine to a partial or total ban on carrying out activities related to data processing, with regulators promising to take mitigating and aggravating factors into account as they calculate fines.” […]
In an article for Law.com, our Technology, Data Protection and Intellectual Property partner, Paulo Lilla, commented on the new rules for the calculation and enforcement of administrative sanctions, which was recently approved by the Brazilian data protection authority (Autoridade de Proteção de Dados – ANPD). and legal challenges to comply with the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados Pessoais – LGPD).
Lefosse’s Technology, Data Protection and Intellectual Property team is available to assist our clients in any matters related to information security incidents and other issues related with Brazilian General Data Protection Law (Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados Pessoais – LGPD).
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