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Comment: Prolonged delay in setting up Brazil data-protection authority would muddle companies' compliance with law

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 25 Sep 2020 16:47
  • 25 Sep 2020 16:47
The General Law for Data Protection (LGPD), effective since Sept. 18, was a huge step toward a bigger role for Brazil in the global digital economy and for guaranteeing the free flow of personal data between Brazil and other countries. But uncertainties about when a data-protection authority will be up and

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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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