AI Regulation in Brazil: Advancements, Flows, and Need to Learn from the Data Protection Experience

Paper by Luca Belli, Yasmin Curzi and Walter Britto Gaspar published at Computer, Law and Security Review


Brazil has recently moved forward on two important developments in its regulatory framework for artificial intelligence: the creation of a national AI strategy and parliamentary discussions on an overarching AI law. These efforts follow considerable advances in AI regulation in foreign jurisdictions, and the country might be able to learn important lessons from these previous experiences. This article presents and analyses the nascent Brazilian AI regulatory framework, demonstrating its positive aspects and shortcomings.