To celebrate International Privacy Day on January 28, we are pleased to share that during January, 2024, the European Commission published its review of the adequacy decisions in force, confirming that Argentina continues to be a country which ensures an adequate level of protection for personal data of European residents transferred from the European Union (“EU”).
We are very proud to share that Cecilia Brazzola and her team achieved an important precedent in franchising for our client Café Martínez.
The development and use by citizens of tools that incorporate Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) has advanced at a dizzying pace in recent times. Fortunately, at the international level, measures have been taken such as the “OECD Principles on Artificial Intelligence”, or the “Recommendation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence” in the framework of UNESCO, which developed a framework for the responsible development of AI.
In order to promote and ensure trust and legal certainty in electronic transactions and to promote harmonious and uniform legislation on electronic storage, communication and authentication, as well as identification of persons in IT environments, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil and Paraguay signed the MERCOSUR Agreement on the Mutual Recognition of Digital Signature Certificate.
In this post we analyze how these regulatory advances which strengthen privacy standards, on the one hand, favor and enhance the digital economy of our country facilitating its global integration, and on the other hand, help Argentina to maintain the status of adequate country before a possible review process by the European Council.
As of August 3rd, companies providing goods or services in Argentina that are not registered as small or medium sized businesses shall comply with the new customer service and collection management directives set forth by the Secretary of Commerce. These directives also apply if contractors provide the aforementioned services. Lerman & Szlak has prepared a brief guide for the compliance of the new standards.
Marketing and advertising agencies and other content creators need to be cautious about the images, videos and audios they use when generating marketing materials. Infringement of a person’s image rights or privacy can mean significant losses for the business, probably far outweighing any kind of profit or benefit achieved by the marketing campaign.
A court located in the Province of Tucumán ordered a preventive seizure of the current and future funds held by the debtor of an IOU in a well-known cryptocurrency exchange platform operating outside of Argentina, for a total amount of USD 6,500. Given the high volatility of these goods, and the impossibility of depositing them in Argentinean bank accounts, it remains to be seen how this warrant will be implemented.
“Law is always behind the pace of reality”. This is a phrase that as attorneys we cannot forget whenever advising our tech clients. However, there are few cases in which this phrase is more suitable than when we talk about electronic signatures.