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Brazilian Senate Adopts COVID-19 Emergency Bill That Would Delay LGPD Implementation

In light of the pandemic crisis caused by the COVID-19, Brazilian Officials have sought to enact emergency measures to minimize its impact on regular business practices. One of the latest efforts is Bill 1,179/2020, which would, among other things, delay implementation of Brazil’s General Data Protection Law, or LGPD, until January 1, 2021 so as not to burden companies in the face of the enormous technical economic difficulties arising from the pandemic.