Brazilian Government launches Public Consultation on the Regulation of Digital Markets

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On January 18, 2024, the Secretariat for Economic Reform of the Brazilian Ministry of Finance released “Notice of Public Consultation No. 1,” aiming to facilitate the formulation of public policies by the Brazilian Government for the regulation of economic and competition aspects related to digital platforms. This initiative includes the consideration of draft bills on… Read more »

Mello Torres launches new practice area: Gaming and Gambling

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Mello Torres announces the launch of the Gaming and Gambling practice area. With a multidisciplinary approach, the area is coordinated by partners Alexandre Simões, Júlia Camargo and Roberto Panucci, and aims to advice all companies operating in this market, whether national or international, advising on the constitution and regulation of companies, nationalization of businesses, licensing,… Read more »

Administrative sanctions for violations of the LGPD come into force

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Since August 1st, 2021, Articles 52, 53 and 54 of the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (“LGPD”), which establish administrative sanctions for violations to the Law, are enforceable. In accordance with Article 52, the following sanctions are provided: warning, with indication of a term for adoption of corrective measures; fine of up to two percent… Read more »