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Comment: Uncertainty over Brazil's data-protection law grows as president, Congress wrestle with implementation

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 22 May 2020 17:35
  • 27 Aug 2020 14:00
Brazil's data-protection law remains in limbo following a recent Senate vote to retain the initial Aug. 16, 2020, date, despite a provisional presidential measure delaying it to May 2021.
The wrestling between the legislative and executive powers brings more legal uncertainty to companies caught up in a political dispute that

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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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