In order to facilitate access to financing and improve rural credit, Executive Order No. 897/19 (the Agro MP) was converted into law on April 7, with the publication of Law No. 13,986/20. From the original text of the bill, five articles were...
The Central Bank and the National Monetary Council (CMN) approved the missing rules in order to regulate the Clean Record Law (Law No. 12,414/11), the wording of which was amended by Supplementary Law No. 166/19. Despite the regulations, there are still doubts about the implications of these laws for the privacy and security of personal data of Brazilian citizens, a topic that requires special attention because of the General Data Protection Law (LGPD). The interface between the Clean Record Law and the LGPD, considering its convergent and divergent aspects, is analyzed in this article.
Last month the Brazilian Federal Senate approved the Legislative Decree Bill (PDL) No. 98/2019, regarding Brazil's accession to the Madrid Protocol and its Common Regulations, in order to facilitate the international registration of trademarks. The promulgation of the presidential decree on the agreement and the deposit of the accession instrument with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) are still pending.
Creativity has economic potential. Concrete manifestations of this statement are startups, companies whose goal is to execute their innovations to generate economic value.
With the approval of Law No. 13,709/2018, the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD), practically all sectors of the economy, both public and private, must take measures to adapt their activities to the new legal requirements regarding the processing of personal data.
With the adequacy season to the Brazilian Personal Data Protection Law (Law No. 13,709/2018), aka LGPD, opened and reinforced by the creation of the National Data Protection Authority (or ANPD, Presidential Decree No. 869/2018), managers and organizations are being bombarded with risk analysis, recommendations, market solutions, and a multitude of information and cross-cutting discussions that, although relevant, may be of little use or even disrupt them, if they do not have the right mindset and travel plan.
Presidential Decree (MP) No. 869/2018, published on December 28, amended provisions of Law No. 13,709/2018, the so-called General Data Protection Law (LGPD), and created the Brazilian Data Protection Authority (ANPD), a part of the Executive Branch.
The Attorney General's Office (PGR) opined in October in favor of hearing and granting relief to Extraordinary Appeal (RE) 1037396, in order that article 19 of Law No. 12,965/2014, the Brazilian Civil Rights Framework for the Internet, be declared constitutional by the Federal Supreme Court (STF).
Law 13,709 / 18, named Personal Data Protection Law (PDP) establishes strict rules for the protection of personal data. The PDP will enter into force 18 months after its official publication, occurred on August 15.
The plenary session of the Senate approved on Tuesday, July 10, Bill of Law (PLC) No. 53/2018, which deals with the protection of personal data. The text is now proceeding for signature by the president of Brazil and, if signed, Brazil will have a data protection law in force 18 months after its publication in the Official Gazette.
The possibility of protecting the title of intellectual works is much debated, principally in the case of audiovisual works, especially television programs. The Brazilian Copyright Law expressly prohibits protection of titles in isolation, as per article 8, VI, according to which titles shall only be protected together with the work.
Normative Instruction No. 70/2017 of the INPI (National Institute of Industrial Property), which comes into force on July 1, should limit the agency's interference in the definition of the percentage of remittance of royalties abroad in technology transfer contracts.