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AIJA Half-Year May Conference Gothenburg

Partner Gustavo Flausino Coelho attended the Half-Year May Conference of the International Association of Young Lawyers (“AIJA”), held between May 18 and 21 in Gothenburg, Sweden. The main topic of the conference was “The Future of Mobility – Navigating the Revolution”, which was divided into three academic tracks: (i) Intellectual Property & Technology: The Future of Automation (organized by the AIJA IP/TMT Commission); (ii) M&A in Motion: Surfing the Challenges and Catching the Waves in a Disrupted Mobility Sector (AIJA Corporate & M&A Commission); and (iii) Mobility and Digitalization: In a Time of Crisis, How Resilient and Sustainable Can the


In the past week, McDonald’s has informed that it was the newest subject to a data security incident involving clients’ personal data. The fast-food company sent an email to its clients informing that several client’s personal data as Taxpayer number (CPF), name, marital status, email, personal address and telephone number may have been exposed due to the incident. The email stated that the incident was caused because one of McDonald’s contractors/data processors allowed unauthorized access to some of its clients’ personal data that were being processed and informed McDonald’s clients about the company’s contact channels to address further questions. According

Release of the book “Asset Recovery in Brazil and Abroad” at the Brazilian Bar Association

Partner Gustavo Coelho and lawyer Fernando Naegele will participate in the release event of the book “Asset Recovery in Brazil and Abroad” on April 27, 2022. The event will be held at the Plenarium Evando Lins e Silva at the Brazilian Bar Association/RJ headquarters. The work was conducted by the Asset Recovery in International Fraud Section of the Brazilian Bar Association/RJ under the coordination of the colleagues Eduardo Bacal, Guilherme Kronemberg Hartmann, and Roberto Aragão. Gustavo and Fernando wrote the first chapter on “Recovery of crypto-assets held in Brazil and abroad”.

NEWSLETTER: Approval of the regulation of the applicability of the LGPD’s rules to the small processing agents by the ANPD

Today, the Brazilian National Data Protection Authority – ANPD’s board of directors approved the Resolution CD/ANPD n. 02, providing the Regulation responsible for disciplining the applicability of the Brazilian General Data Protection Law – LGPD to the small processing agents. The Regulation defines as small processing agents the micro and small business, as well as startups, as defined by Supplementary Law n. 123 of 2006 and Supplementary Law n. 182 of 2021, respectively, with the exception of agents that process data that could pose a high risk to the data subjects. Moreover, the Regulation defines as high risk the data

Fundraising for Startups book now available as audiobook

The book “Fundraising for Startups” written by partner Gustavo Coelho in co-authorship with lawyer Lucas Caminha and published by Almedina is now available as an audiobook! The audiobook version of the book is available at the UBook website and can be accessed through the following link:

AIJA Half-Year Conference 2021 – Dubai

Partner Gustavo Coelho attended the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) Half-Year Conference that took place from November 16 to 19, 2021 in Dubai. The conference had three main subjects for debate: (i) International Disputes 2021: Facing new challenges in dispute resolution in the post-Covid world; (ii) Managing global challenges – providing legal solutions in times of disruption; and (iii) Challenges of Employment Law in a World of Accelerated Change.

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