The long-awaited Brazilian General Data Protection Law was sanctioned last month by President Jair Bolsonaro. The legislative process for the LGPD began in 2010, and while Law no.13790/18 was enacted in August 2018, then-President Michel Temer argued there were issues related to the constitutionality of the law and issued an executive order that amended some aspects of the LGPD. Before sanctioning the LGPD, current President Bolsonaro vetoed certain components of the proposed law. In this piece for Privacy Tracker, Ana Teresa Nehemy, CIPP/E, clarifies the key changes in the final law.
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