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Brazil amends Constitution to list privacy as a fundamental right

Media & IP Law specialist Nathalia Santos share an update on the latest developments in Brazilian data privacy regulation, and a recently approved amendment to the Constitution which consolidates individuals’ personal data rights and recognizes that personal data protection, including by digital means, is a fundamental human right now afforded…
Sam Hill
February 17, 2022
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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

Self Regulating the Brazilian VAS Environment

Rafael Pellon, MEF LatAm advisor and partner at Focaccia, Amaral, Salvia, Pellon & Lamonica Advogados, here explores the latest iteration of the MEF Value Added Services (VAS) Code of Practice for Brazil, now in its recently launched third edition, and examines why it is more important than ever for the…
Sam Hill
September 21, 2017

Data regulation in Brazil: a beginner’s guide

Data collection is a potential minefield for businesses looking to collect or monetise user’s data. MEF Policy & Initiatives Advisor Simon Bates shares the key take-aways from the latest edition of our regional guides for businesses and the regulatory issues around data collection, this time looking at Brazil. Once again…
Sam Hill
August 5, 2016
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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