Brazilian Data Protection Law and its first Impacts

Mariana Bueno, Lead Counsel - Commercial, Ge Healthcare Brasil, Brazil

Following the global movement of countries to protect the personal data of national people, Brazil has definitely plunged into this theme by making the Brazilian data protection law applicable in the middle of the second quarter of 2020 (locally called "LGPD") promulgated on 2018. This article explores the initial concepts of the Brazilian LGPD, the political and structural movements of the country in the first steps of the Law, it also brings recent data leakage event examples and the vision of an in-house lawyer of a regulated sector company to resume this initial scenario of a new digital economy that arrived precisely because of the LGPD.

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Brazil Data Protection Healthcare December 2020 Vol.13, No. 53, Autumn 2020

Mariana Silveira Bueno

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Mariana Bueno is an attorney graduated from Pontifícia Universidade Católica of São Paulo (Brazil) in 2007. She previously worked with litigation, bidding processes and public contracts until she landed a job at GE Healthcare Brasil. Since then,she has been working with legal matters such as litigation, public contracts, manufacture issues, digital solutions, and the like related to healthcare industry. Being part of the healthcare area and experiencing from an inside perspective, she has been able to acquire great life experience, more so than only professionally for her as she has had such growth as a member of a team in a multicultural company.

Ge Healthcare Brasil

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GE Healthcare Brasil is a branch of a multinational group leader in medical technology, supplying a great portfolio of products, solutions and services used in the diagnoses, treatments and monitoring of patients as well as development in manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals.

Brazil Data Protection Healthcare December 2020 Vol.13, No. 53, Autumn 2020

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