Brazil’s VMCA Advogados opens data practice

VMCA has opened a data protection and privacy practice, tells Latin Lawyer. Vinicius Marques de Carvalho told Latin Lawyer’s sister publication Global Data Review that as a firm focused on the “relation between economics and law”, data protection will be a good fit. He said its extensive government expertise will stand it in good stead in dealings with the new National Data Protection Authority, which he envisages should work in a similar way to CADE. Partner Marcela Mattiuzzo, head of the new practice, said that the firm will also seek to advocate for a strong data protection authority.

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