Category: Articles.March.22

New director appointed for the Argentine Agency for Access to Public Information

By Mariano Peruzzotti and Mateo Darget. On March 9, 2022, by means of Decree 110/2022, Mrs. Beatriz de Anchorena was appointed as Director of the Agency for Access to Public Information (“Agency”), supervisory authority of the Personal Data Protection Law, the Do Not Call Registry Law and the Access to Public Information Law. As we commented in the […]

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New sanctions imposed by the data protection authority

By Mariano Peruzzotti and Belen Sorrentino. During the first months of 2022 the Agency of Access to Public Information (AAPI) imposed sanctions to different organizations for violations of Personal Data Protection Law No. 25,326 (“PDPL”). Below we will briefly comment each case: Electricity provider The claimant requested an electricity provider to remove his personal data as the company […]

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Central Bank of Argentina establishes new measures for digital wallets

By Mariano Peruzzotti and Mateo Darget. On February 24, 2022, the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Argentina (in Spanish, Banco Central de la República Argentina, “BCRA”) adopted a series of measures to improve the security of digital wallets. Through Communication “A” 7462 and Communication “A” 7463, the BCRA established new technical requirements for Payment Service […]

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Celebrities’ behavior and its impact on trademarks

By Camila Sirianni and  Antonella Balbo. The influence of celebrities on consumer behavior is based on marketing strategies that are essential to companies. In this way, a brand is associated with the values or qualities of a celebrity. The purpose is to “humanize” the brand, linking the values represented by the celebrity with those that the […]

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New regulations on cybersecurity and IT matters

By Mariano Peruzzotti and Andrea Sanchez Vicentini. During February 2022 several regulations issued by the Ministry of Security and the Chief of Cabinet of Ministers, respectively concerning cybersecurity and IT-related matters were published in the Official Gazette. Below, we will briefly comment the main aspects of each regulation: Resolution 75/2022 – Ministry of Security On February 15, 2022, […]

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Well-known regional e-commerce platform faces a data breach

By Mariano Peruzzotti and Belen Sorrentino. In the past few days, one of the most important e-commerce platforms in Latin America suffered a security incident. This breach could have compromised the personal data of approximately 300,000 users. According to reports, the platform’s source code was subject to an unauthorized access. The company informed that according to an initial […]

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