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Decree establishing new Brazilian data-protection authority published

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 27 Aug 2020 15:14
  • 28 Aug 2020 09:28
The Brazilian Presidency today published a decree establishing rules that will govern a new data-protection authority and its roles. The rules will take effect as soon as a president of the National Data Protection Authority, or ANPD, is appointed by the country's president, Jair Bolsonaro.
The ANPD was expected by

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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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