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Superior Labour Court rules that a public company has the right to disclose names and salaries of its employees on the internet
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • May 5 2010

The Brazilian Superior Labour Court has decided that a public company has the right to disclose names and salaries of its employees on the internet


Electronic commerce and online auctions website is ordered to indemnify client for unsuccessful purchase
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • January 6 2011

A court from the State of Minas Gerais ordered an electronic commerce and online auctions website to pay damages to a user who purchased a laptop through the website and did not receive the product


São Paulo court grants injunction despite arbitration clause
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • January 28 2011

A court of the state of São Paulo granted an injunction in favour of a Brazilian computer company, guaranteeing the reestablishment of a temporary software distribution agreement, which had been terminated by a Finnish manufacturer


ISP required to reveal identity of creator of fake profile on social networking site
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • November 9 2010

An internet services provider (ISP) was ordered by a judge to disclose personal data regarding a user of its social networking site who had created a fake profile of another user which allegedly caused damage to the latter's reputation


IT companies and employees exert pressure for tax change
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • October 19 2010

Entrepreneurs and employees in the IT sector have created a task force to work with representatives of the Federal Government in an effort to enact a so-called "tax transfer" in 2010


Superior Court of the State of Rio de Janeiro rejects preliminary injunction to prohibit internet company from displaying video reports relating to the World Cup
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • September 21 2010

The Superior Court of the State of Rio de Janeiro has rejected a request for a preliminary injunction filed by a television company against a large internet company which prohibited the latter from displaying on its website video reports about the World Cup for more than 48 hours after a game


Brazilian Ministry of Justice creates blog for collaborative development of bill of law on data protection
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • February 3 2011

The Ministry of Justice has launched a blog to stimulate public debate and receive contributions from members of civil society for the development of a draft bill of law on data protection


Brazilian IRS changes ordinance about sensitive data
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • February 9 2011

The Brazilian IRS published ordinance 2.166 amending the ordinance which regulated its internal proceedings for access to confidential tax data


Rio de Janeiro's labour court rules that a company has to restore the corporate e-mails of a former employee
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • May 24 2011

Rio de Janeiro's Labour Court has decided that a Brazilian newspaper has to restore a former journalist's corporate e-mails that had been forwarded to another employee by the time she was dismissed


Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology announces R$100 million for ITC projects to support major sporting events
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • June 1 2011

It has been decided that R$100 million is going to be dedicated to information technology and communications (ITC) projects, including the National Broadband Plan (PNBL), to support the major sporting events that will be held in Brazil - the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympics in 2016