Felipe Palhares, CIPP/A, CIPP/C, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, CIPT, FIP, PLS, CDPO/BR

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BMA Advogados

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Felipe Palhares heads the Data Privacy and Cybersecurity practice at BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão Advogados, a prominent Brazilian law firm.

He is the only Brazilian national to have received the designation of Privacy Law Specialist (PLS) and to have earned all 6 privacy and data protection certifications issued by the IAPP (CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPP/C, CIPP/A, CIPM, CIPT). He holds an LL.M. from New York University and a Data Protection Officer Professional University Certificate (ECPC-B DPO) from Maastricht University.

Felipe was the executive editor of the CDPO/BR training program and is the co-author of best-selling books on privacy and data protection such as “Compliance e a LGPD”, “Temas Atuais de Proteção de Dados” and “Estudos sobre Privacidade e Proteção de Dados”.

He has been recognized by Global Data Review as one of the brightest young data lawyers in the world and profiled in the 2021 edition of their 40 Under 40 list, and is frequently ranked among the top professionals of the field by major directories, including Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal and Leaders League. Felipe is admitted to practice law in Brazil and in New York.

 

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