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Flavia Rebello

Flavia Rebello is a Partner at Trench, Rossi e Watanabe Advogados, Sao Paulo office.
*Trench Rossi Watanabe and Baker McKenzie have executed a strategic cooperation agreement for consulting on foreign law.

On 15 August 2023, the Brazilian Data Protection Authority launched a public consultation on the regulation of international transfer of personal data, which will be available for 30 days (until 14 September 2023) on the Participa Mais Brasil platfom. The draft under public consultation sets forth the Resolution of the Regulation of International Transfers of Personal Data and the Standard Contractual Clauses template, establishing provisions for the international transfer of personal data according to the Brazilian General Data Protection Law.

On 6 July 2023, the Brazilian National Data Protection Authority (ANPD) issued its first sanction for non-compliance with the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD). The ANPD’s General Supervision Coordination determined the penalties in conclusion to the administrative sanctioning process against a small business entity, due to violation of articles 7 and 41 of the LGPD, and article 5 of Resolution CD/ANPD No. 1/2021.

On 12 April, Justice Secretary Flavio Dino issued an ordinance that makes it possible to hold digital platforms accountable for the dissemination of content that promotes violence in schools. The document sets forth specific obligations for platforms, such as the immediate removal of certain content after a request from the competent authorities, systemic risk assessment, adoption of measures to prevent the spread of new threats to schools and a policy of active content moderation by application providers. In addition, platforms must prepare reports for the justice secretariat analyzing the risk factors of spreading certain illegal content, and whether recommendation algorithms or other algorithms used by platforms, as well as the content moderation practices adopted, contribute to such risk factors.

This edition of Bite-size Briefings explores the regulation of crypto (or digital) assets across a number of jurisdictions: Australia, Brazil, Hong Kong SAR, Singapore, the UK and the US.

The latest iteration of our annual Digital Transformation and Cloud Survey features insights from 500 global respondents, who cite heightened attention on and investment in cybersecurity, AI and the cloud as indicators of digital transformation being an integral part of enterprise thinking and planning. In this report, we provide these results together with insights from our almost decade of surveying the marketplace and thought leadership in digital transformation and cloud.

On 6 September 2021, President Jair Bolsonaro signed Provisional Measure No. 1.068/2021, amending the Brazilian Internet Legal Framework, which regulates the use of the internet in Brazil. The MP was criticized by different sectors of society, who argued that it did not meet the applicable formal and material requirements.

President Jair Bolsonaro signed provisional measure No. 1.068/2021 on 6 September 2021, amending the Brazilian Internet Legal Framework, which regulates the use of the internet in Brazil. The PM does not apply to messaging and mobile commerce apps, establishes “rights and guarantees” for users of social networks, and defines rules for content moderation.

The Brazilian General Data Protection Law (Law # 13,709/18 – LGPD) will be effective as of August 27, 2020*. Today, August 26, the Brazilian Senate rejected the House of Representative’s proposal to extend the LGPD’s effective date to December 31, 2020. The House of Representative’s proposal was included in the Bill of Law that resulted from Provisional Measure # 959/2020 issued by the Brazilian President in April 2020, which originally extended the LGPD’s effective date to May 3, 2021.