While Brazil’s LGPD arguably represents a “high water mark” for data protection law in Latin America, it is by no means the region’s only privacy and security-focused legislation.

For decades, the legal doctrine of habeas data has given rise to a vibrant and progressing legal landscape for information laws across Latin America. Respected data protection and security regimes exist or are in development in countries such as Peru, Mexico, Uruguay, and Argentina.

PrivSec Latin America will explore the regulatory landscape across the Latin American region—considering where the strongest data protection, privacy, and security laws exist; where such laws are in development; and which countries are lagging behind in terms of legal reforms.