Brazil Enacts General Data Protection Law - October 2018

Author:Mr Guillermo Larrea, Daniel C. D'Agostini and Juan Carlos Quinzaños
Profession:Jones Day

On August 14, Brazil's president enacted the Brazilian General Data Protection Law under which personal data will be protected regardless of how it is collected or stored (source document in Portuguese). The bill established that personal data may be processed under only 10 scenarios, which included: express consent, compliance with legal obligation, protection of life or physical integrity, performance of a lawful agreement, or in the legitimate interest of the entity responsible for the data processing or a third party. The president vetoed a proposed...

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