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Comment: Brazilian data-protection authority, with constrained resources, plans simplified regulation of small businesses

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 24 Dec 2020 07:30
  • 23 Feb 2021 08:11
In its first year, the recently established Brazilian data-protection authority plans to create “simplified” data-privacy rules for small and micro businesses, which represent a vast majority of Brazilian companies and are less prepared than larger firms to comply with a new data-protection law.

With no permanent office, budget approval and sufficient personnel,

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Ana Paula Candil

Senior Correspondent, Latin America

Ana Paula joined MLex in Brazil in 2014 writing about antitrust investigations and merger reviews. Prior to that, she worked for several trade publications and in TV. She lived in Washington DC, where she worked for Al Jazeera English in 2010. She studied journalism and holds a postgraduate diploma in International Business Management from the George Brown College in Toronto and a Master of Business Administration diploma in government relations from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

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