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Jones Day
On July 2, a bill of law proposing the criminalization of fake user profiles on the internet was introduced to the Brazilian House of Representatives.
Demarest
Nowadays there is no legal definition or regulation about the outsourcing in Brazil. The only regulation about this issue is made by the labor courts.
Walter Stuber Consultoria Jurídica
The Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission decided to review the proposed criteria to determine the information that must be reported by issuers whenever there is any transaction between related parties.
Veirano e Advogados Associados
The Labor Court of Rio de Janeiro granted a preliminary injunction ordering the Ministry of Labor to ratify the termination of a former employee.
Veirano e Advogados Associados
The Brazilian Superior Court of Justice issued an important decision recognizing an unreasoned arbitral award in Newedge USA, LLC v. Manoel Fernando Garcia.
Veirano e Advogados Associados
How can sponsors, agencies and organizers fight the so-called ambush marketing that plagues the advertising world?
Tauil & Chequer
he Decree extends until November 30,2014,the deadline to enroll in the Tax Debt Payment Program for the State of Rio de Janeiro.
Veirano e Advogados Associados
The Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission enacted the CVM Rule No. 551, allowing public offerings of certain equity securities distributed with restricted placement efforts.
Veirano e Advogados Associados
September 2014 edition of VistaBrazil, the Firm’s English monthly review of economic, legal and political developments in Brazil.
Tauil & Chequer
The Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office published Resolution 136/2014 in its official gazette No. 2282, regarding the issuance of digital trademark registration certificates.
Barbosa, Raimundo, Gontijo, Câmara e Horta
This year, the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission presented to a public hearing a draft of an Instruction that proposes to change the definition of the category of "Qualified Investors".
Veirano e Advogados Associados
The Brazilian Revenue Service enacted Normative Ruling no. 1,493 to regulate Law no. 12,973/14, which standardizes the Brazilian tax system with the IFRS.
Tauil & Chequer
The Government of the Republic of Mozambique, through its regulatory agency, the Institute of National Petroleum - INP, has stated that a competitive bidding round for the exploration of 15 blocks with hydrocarbon potential in the offshore areas of ..
Walter Stuber Consultoria Jurídica
Decree No. 656 of October 7, 2014 (Decree 656/2014), issued by the Brazilian Executive Branch, reduced to zero the applicable rate of the Tax on Financial Transactions (IOF) on credit operations intended to finance logistics infrastructure projects in connection with works of highways and railways that originate from concession by the Federal Government.
Demarest
Investments by foreign investors in Brazilian financial and capital markets are regulated by the National Monetary Council (the "CMN"), the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (the "CVM") and the Brazilian Central Bank ("Central Bank").
Tauil & Chequer
The Federal Revenue Office published Normative Instruction No. 1,492/2014, amending the provisions of Instruction No 1,397/2013 regarding the Transition Tax Regime.
Jones Day
During 2014, three new tax treaties signed by Mexico with Peru, the United Arab Emirates, and Malta have been published in the Mexican Official Gazette.
Jones Day
On August 6, 2014, the Mexican Congress approved some of the secondary legislation related to the so-called Mexican Energy Reform.
Jones Day
The following is the third chapter in a four-part Commentary discussing the groundbreaking reforms to Mexico's oil and gas sector.
McDermott Will & Emery
On July 1, 2014, Puerto Rico adopted new legislation (Tax Act 77), which provides a window from July 1, 2014 – October 31, 2014, for participants in Puerto Rico retirement plans to prepay at reduced rates Puerto Rico income tax on the value of accrued benefits.
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Jones Day
The two houses of the Mexican Congress (the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate) last week passed a tax reform measure which now awaits President Enrique Peña Nieto's signature.
Jones Day
The Mexican Income Tax Law entered into force on January 1, 2014 and established a new 10 percent withholding tax on the gross amount of dividend payments.
Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragão Advogados
The new Brazilian Competition Law introduced relevant changes, which shall affect the business environment for companies doing business in Brazil.
Demarest
Apart from incorporating a new company in Brazil, Brazilian law provides the possibility of a foreign entity to establish a branch to operate in Brazil.
Jones Day
On October 17, the Mexican Congress modified the proposed tax reform that was prepared by the executive branch (led by President Enrique Peña Nieto) and forwarded to Congress on September 8.
Santamarina Y Steta SC
The head of the Ministry of Energy presented the results of the analysis of the request formulated by Pemex on March 17 on the development of certain fields.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
One of the goals of the Mexican Constitutional reforms is to make the Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) an "empresa productiva del Estado".
Jones Day
The following is the third chapter in a four-part Commentary discussing the groundbreaking reforms to Mexico's oil and gas sector.
Mayer Brown
On August 12, 2014, a package of energy reform legislation became law in Mexico, eliminating a restrictive legal framework that has limited private investment and participation in Mexico’s energy industry for more than 75 years.
Littler Mendelson
On December 18, 2013, the Council of Representatives of Mexico’s National Minimum Wage Commission approved a general 3.9% increase in the minimum wage for geographic Zones "A" and "B."
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