Fireside Chat with the Brazilian Data Protection Commissioner Miriam Wimmer



Brazil is the leading tech innovation hub in Latin America. It’s also a key market for Silicon Valley tech companies doing business with Brazilian companies and trying to sell products and services to Brazil’s 211 million consumers. In 2018 Brazil enacted the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados), commonly referred to as LGPD. Enforcement of the LGDP will begin on August 1, 2021.

The Stanford Program in Law, Science and Technology and its Center for the Digital Economy are thrilled to have Prof. Miriam Wimmer, Director of the Brazilian Data Protection Authority “ANPD”, join us for a fireside chat with Al Gidari, former Consulting Director of Privacy at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society and Raphael de Cunto, a partner at Pinheiro Neto Advogados, a leading Brazilian law firm and affiliate of the Stanford Program in Law, Science and Technology. Prof. Wimmer will share her unique insights as the person tasked with overseeing the enforcement of the LGPD, explaining the wide-ranging implications of the new law for U.S companies and how to best prepare your clients for compliance with the law.

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