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Brazil Passes Landmark Privacy Law: The Lei General de Proteção de Dados (The General Law for the Protection of Privacy)

Insight March 02, 2020
Joining the global trend started in Europe with the GDPR, Brazil recently enacted its own omnibus law (going into effect August 2020 after a recent extension) governing the use of personal data, the Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados (General Law for the Protection of Privacy or LGPD). Similar to the EU’s GDPR and

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Legal Insight: Coronavirus and Its Effect on the Supply Chain

Insight Douglas J. Schneller Douglas J. Schneller · Phillip Wang Phillip Wang · February 26, 2020

Reporting and worried speculation about the coronavirus outbreak is widespread, and the potential disruption to global manufacturing and commerce may be profound.[1] Suppliers, distributors, manufacturers and end-users whose businesses rely on vendors or other market participants affected by coronavirus may face significant business and legal risks, to say nothing of financial distress, insolvency or bankruptcy. Consequently, now may be a good time to review your supply chain business exposure and consider commercially viable alternatives.

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