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What companies in Brazil need to avoid data protection punishments

New rules enforced in Brazil promise a revolution in data privacy, and affect firms of all shapes and sizes

What companies in Brazil need to avoid data protection punishments
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In their first years at law school, students learn that one of the main differences between laws and ethical standards is that the law, when violated, comes with sanctions. In 2018, Brazil enacted a National Data Protection Law (LGPD) providing rules on the treatment of personal data in the country, but it only became a law in the strictest sense on August 1 of this year. Companies were given two years to adapt to the new framework before sanctions came into force, a period that was extended by another year due to the Covid-19 crisis.

Now, all companies that...

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