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Friday 28 January 2022 is Data Protection Day (or Data Privacy Day outside of Europe), which marks the anniversary of the Council of Europe’s Convention 108. To mark Data Protection Day 2022, our Global Data Privacy and Security Team have provided a roundup of key trends and developments across the globe from a data protection perspective as well as looking ahead to what to expect in 2022. There are new laws and developments to keep…

In this episode of TMT Talk, Harry Valetk, is joined by Carlos Vela, a technology partner located in Mexico City, and Flavia Rebello, an IP partner at Trench Rossi Watanabe* in Brazil, to discuss what’s going on in the LatAm region with respect to the video game industry, its size and the legal and market trends. In addition, our partners will talk about the key trends in the region, including around investment, regulation and localization, and much more.…

The 43rd edition of the Global Privacy Assembly, GPA Mexico 2021 co-sponsored by Baker McKenzie, kicked off Monday with a full slate of virtual presentations and discussions. The program included speakers from regulators and data protection authorities, the private sector, think tanks and advocacy groups, NGOs, and academia—and covered topics ranging from facial recognition to the impact of data protection on marginalized communities. In case you weren’t able to catch the proceedings we’ve compiled some…

The 43rd edition of the Global Privacy Assembly, GPA Mexico 2021 co-sponsored by Baker McKenzie, kicked off Monday with a full slate of virtual presentations and discussions. The program included speakers from regulators and data protection authorities, the private sector, think tanks and advocacy groups, NGOs, and academia—and covered topics ranging from facial recognition to the impact of data protection on marginalized communities. In case you weren’t able to catch the proceedings we’ve compiled some…

General purpose After several attempts to classify the content of video games in Mexico, the Ministry of Interior (SEGOB) on November 27, 2020, published the General Guidelines of the Mexican System of Classification Equivalencies for Video Game Content. It is more likely than not that the Mexican government borrowed a page from the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) classification system applied in United States. Moreover, the guidelines set the content specifications for classification purposes, specifying…

1. Legal Basis Under Articles 138 and 136 of the General Health Law, the employer is obliged to notify health authorities of suspected and confirmed cases of COVID-19. As a result, the processing of personal sensitive data as health data in the workplace may be necessary. Personal data should be processed for specified and explicit purposes. This means that in order to comply with the obligation relating to health and safety at the workplace, minimum…