Brazilian Senate postpones entry into force of Brazilian General Data Protection Law

As part of several emergency measures adopted to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak, the Brazilian Senate has approved a specific rule to postpone the entry into force of the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD). According to the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), based on this new legislation, the LGPD will become effective only in January 2021, and the rules regarding administrative sanctions and penalties scheduled to be enforceable only after August 2021.