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Brazil is on the verge of its new Data Privacy Law

Rafael Pellon, MEF LatAm advisor and partner at Focaccia, Amaral, Salvia, Pellon & Lamonica Advogados discusses the ongoing debate in the Brazilian legislature surrounding the adoption of GDPR-like rules governing data privacy for the country. At the end of May the House of Representatives in Brazil approved the Bill of…
Sam Hill
July 3, 2018
MEF LatAm

The WhatsApp nation

Rafael Pellon, MEF LatAm Board Member and partner at Focaccia, Amaral, Salvia, Pellon & Lamonica, here explores the ongoing issues surrounding the repeated blocking of hugely popular Whatsapp across Brazil, and the knock on effects this has had across the region and the mobile app ecosystem. Almost a month since…
Sam Hill
July 13, 2016
MEF LatAmRegulation

MEF Connects Brazil in pictures

MEF recently hosted its largest LatAm event to date: MEF Connects Brazil, held during Tela Viva Móvel, supported by Movile and Digital Virgo. Over 130 senior executives from 60 companies representing the mobile ecosystem in Latin America got together for the business networking event. We partnered with Tela Viva Móvel,…
Sam Hill
May 30, 2016
MEF LatAm

Mobile money in Mexico [infographic]

Globally, mobile financial services are becoming the preferred way for consumers to perform an array of financial services or simply interact with their bank. This trend is particularly true of growth markets where mobile is the catalyst for financial inclusion. This infographic from Amdocs and Ovum explores how and to…
Tim Banks
February 8, 2016
MEF LatAmPrivacyRegulation

Mobile privacy and data protection in Brazil

Rafael Pellon, MEF LatAm advisor and partner at Focaccia, Amaral e Salvia Advogados, here explores the latest developments in the arena of digital privacy in Brazil, taking an in-depth look at the sweeping legal and regulatory changes coming into force as 180 million internet users become increasingly aware of the…
Sam Hill
November 23, 2015

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