In the column Frontiers of Competition and Regulation on the JOTA website, our associates Beatriz Coppola and Jéssica Coelho Costa published an article about non-compete clauses in franchise contracts. [+]
VMCA was included by Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA) among the firms which represent Latin America’s largest 100 companies, as ranked by revenue, in its annual survey “Who represents Latin America’s biggest companies?”.
The survey’s full result is available here.
The portal Valor Econômico highlighted the launch of the manual “Innovation in Cities: institutional challenges and successful experiences”, with the collaboration of our partner Diogo Santana. The document was launched last Wednesday, in Florianópolis, with a collection of experiences and a step by step proposal to streamline the hiring of innovation by the public administration. [+]
Our partner Vinicius Marques de Carvalho participated in a public hearing at the Federal Court of Justice about the access to data stored abroad, subject of the Declaratory Action on Constitutionality (ADC) 51, by which the Association of Brazilian Information Technology Companies (Assespro) and Facebook try to enforce the Judicial-Criminal Assistance Agreement signed between the Brazilian and the United States governments. Vinicius reinforced the importance of the international cooperation in subjects like this.
In the Competition and Regulation column in JOTA, partner Marcela Mattiuzzo and attorneys Frederico Haddad and Paula Pedigoni Ponce seek to address the application of the General Data Protection Act (LGPD) in regulated sectors, and especially the challenges of seeking systematic interpretations of the new law with rules already established in each specific sector and the jurisdiction conflicts that may arise in this context. [+]
Partner Marcela Mattiuzzo talked to Global Data Review (GDR) about Brazil’s decision to fine Facebook in BRL 6.6 million over the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the suposedly misuse of private data from Brazilian users. [+]
In its 10th edition in Brazil, the North-American publication Best Lawyers included VMCA partners Eduardo Frade, Marcela Mattiuzzo, Ticiana Lima and Vinicius Marques de Carvalho among the world’s leading antitrust and competition practitioners.