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Jones Day
On December 7, 2016, a special parliamentary commission began to review a draft of the Personal Data Processing Bill No. 4060/2012.
Jones Day
On May 13, the Brazilian Federal Executive Branch introduced Bill of Law No. 5,276/2016 (source document in Portuguese) to the Brazilian Congress.
Jones Day
On May 11, Decree No. 8,771 (source document in Portuguese), an executive order regulating the Brazilian Civil Rights Framework for the Internet (source document in Portuguese), became effective.
Jones Day
The State of Sergipe granted a preliminary injunction ordering a 72-hour suspension of WhatsApp in order for law enforcement to obtain information regarding organized crime and drug trafficking allegations.
Jones Day
On March 31, a Congressional Hearing (Comissão Parlamentar de Inquérito) investigating cyber crimes drafted its Final Report.
TozziniFreire Advogados
Partner Marcela W. Ejnisman and associate Felipe Loiola are the authors of the Brazil chapter in the second edition of World Law Group: Global Guide to Data Breach Notifications.
Trench Rossi Watanabe Advogados
President Dilma Rousseff signed Federal Decree No. 8,771/2016 regulating the Internet Legal Framework.The final version of the Decree was published in an extra edition of the Official Gazette last evening.
Jones Day
Facebook immediately appealed and had the order reversed within 12 hours of the service suspension.
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados
The Draft Bill defines personal data as any type of data capable of identifying an individual, including I.D. numbers, data as to location and electronic identifiers, the latter being restricted to those relating to an identified person.
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados
Segundo representantes da Senacon, a nova proposta do Anteprojeto será encaminhada diretamente à Casa Civil da Presidência da República para aprovação, antes de iniciar seu processo legislativo.
Almeida Advogados
Cyber-security is undoubtedly a "hot-topic" in Brazil at the moment, even if the efforts to adopt a binding and more harmonized regulatory framework have not been successful so far.
Jones Day
On May 31, the Brazilian Ministry of Justice concluded public debate on the upcoming administrative decree designed to regulate the Internet Civil Framework.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Brazilian government's proposal for Brazil's first data protection framework (‘the Proposal') hit a stumbling block after major concerns were raised in public comments.
Demarest
Data protection has undoubtedly been a concern for individuals and companies for some time now, but the apprehension on this subject has certainly increased in the past years and, more recently, driven by the scandal of global spying program of the US security agency (NSA) disclosed by former analyst Edward Snowden in June, 2013.
Jones Day
On March 31, the Brazilian Ministry of Justice extended the term of the public debate on the regulations governing the Internet Civil Framework until April 30 (source document in Portuguese).
Jones Day
The House of Representatives and Senate must pass the proposed legislation, and the President must approve the bill before it becomes official.
Jones Day
On January 28, 2015, the Brazilian Ministry of Justice launched two public debate platforms to discuss internet usage and the protection of citizen's personal data.
Veirano e Advogados Associados
Article 9 of the Internet Law deals with net neutrality, which provides fair treatment within network traffic data packets, regardless of their content, origin and destination, service, terminal or application.
TozziniFreire Advogados
On November 25, 2014, the United Nations (UN) approved a new project of resolution presented by Brazil and Germany named "the right to privacy in the digital age".
TozziniFreire Advogados
On January 28, 2015, the Brazilian government submitted to a Public Consultation the regulation of the Brazilian Internet Act (Law 12,965/2014).
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Jones Day
On December 7, 2016, a special parliamentary commission began to review a draft of the Personal Data Processing Bill No. 4060/2012.
Almeida Advogados
Cyber-security is undoubtedly a "hot-topic" in Brazil at the moment, even if the efforts to adopt a binding and more harmonized regulatory framework have not been successful so far.
Jones Day
On March 31, a Congressional Hearing (Comissão Parlamentar de Inquérito) investigating cyber crimes drafted its Final Report.
Trench Rossi Watanabe Advogados
President Dilma Rousseff signed Federal Decree No. 8,771/2016 regulating the Internet Legal Framework.The final version of the Decree was published in an extra edition of the Official Gazette last evening.
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados
Segundo representantes da Senacon, a nova proposta do Anteprojeto será encaminhada diretamente à Casa Civil da Presidência da República para aprovação, antes de iniciar seu processo legislativo.
Jones Day
The State of Sergipe granted a preliminary injunction ordering a 72-hour suspension of WhatsApp in order for law enforcement to obtain information regarding organized crime and drug trafficking allegations.
Jones Day
On May 13, the Brazilian Federal Executive Branch introduced Bill of Law No. 5,276/2016 (source document in Portuguese) to the Brazilian Congress.
TozziniFreire Advogados
Partner Marcela W. Ejnisman and associate Felipe Loiola are the authors of the Brazil chapter in the second edition of World Law Group: Global Guide to Data Breach Notifications.
Jones Day
On May 11, Decree No. 8,771 (source document in Portuguese), an executive order regulating the Brazilian Civil Rights Framework for the Internet (source document in Portuguese), became effective.
Jones Day
Facebook immediately appealed and had the order reversed within 12 hours of the service suspension.
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados
The Draft Bill defines personal data as any type of data capable of identifying an individual, including I.D. numbers, data as to location and electronic identifiers, the latter being restricted to those relating to an identified person.
Jones Day
On May 31, the Brazilian Ministry of Justice concluded public debate on the upcoming administrative decree designed to regulate the Internet Civil Framework.
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