After a year of uncertainty, Brazil's General Data Protection Law went into effect Sept. 18. While the law goes into effect now, the enforcement date is not until Aug. 1, 2021, though there are other significant factors businesses should consider ahead of that date. Campos Mello Advogados Partner Paula Mena Barreto Pinheiro, CIPP/E, looks at what this latest news means for companies, noting this latest development "now generates the immediate needs for companies to adjust their practices ... without delay."
An overview of Brazil's LGPD
With the LGPD now in effect, IAPP Westin Research Fellow Sarah Rippy provides an overview of the law, including a look at who it covers, the type of data that is protected, and information regarding compliance and data protection officers.
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