Fontes Tarso Ribeiro

Fontes Tarso RibeiroThe firm has been involving in several projects regarding privacy and data protection, particularly in Brazil. We advise clients on implementing data protection policies in compliance with Brazil's Data Protection Law (LGPD), reviewing contracts and other documents to include LGPD compliance, draft privacy notices and provide consulting services. Our firm is capable of assisting any party with regulatory issues towards Brazilian data protection authorities and also in disputes involving privacy and data protection matters.


Phone: +55 21 21767800
Address: Praça XV de Novembro, 20 - 10º andar, Rio de Janeiro




Dirceu Pereira de Santa Rosa

Dirceu Santa Rosa is a legal professional with over 20 years of experience in Technology Law and Intellectual Property, in law firms located in Brazil, Portugal and USA, as well as in Brazil ́s leading television network and in one of the world’s largest technology consulting firms. He is currently with Fontes Tarso Ribeiro in the Rio de Janeiro office. He holds a Master of Law (LL.M)  from The George Washington University, DC, USA in 1995. He graduated from the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro Law School in 1993. He is country Leader, Brazil, of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), and actively involved in the debate that led to the new Brazilian Data Protection Law (LGPD ). He is also former Coordinator of the Software and Data Protection Committee of ABPI (Brazilian Association of Intellectual Property). Dirceu Santa Rosa is licensed to practice law in Brazil, fom both the Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo Bar Associations (OAB/RJ and OAB/SP).

What is the INPLP?

INPLP is a not-for-profit international network of qualified professionals providing expert counsel on legal and compliance issues relating to data privacy and associated matters. INPLP provides targeted and concise guidance, multi-jurisdictional views and practical information to address the ever-increasing and intensifying field of data protection challenges. INPLP fulfils its mission by sharing know-how, conducting joint research into data processing practices and engaging proactively in international cooperation in both the private and public sectors.