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Jones Day
This program allows users to register to a database that prevents them from receiving any marketing communications on their mobile or land telephone lines.
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados
The Federal Revenue of Brazil published on 23/02/2015 Normative Instruction RFB nº 1549, of February 23, 2015, which amends articles 40 and 47 of Normative Instruction RFB nº 1471, of May 30, 2014.
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados
The legislative bill 7699/06 that institutes the Brazilian Law on Integration of the Disabled Person was approved by the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies during a session held on March, 5th. The bill formerly known as the Statute of Persons with Disabilities prescribes benefits and guarantees for disabled people and will be submitted for approval and analysis by the Federal Senate. The text of the bill defines person with disability as those possessing any long term physical, intellectual, se
TozziniFreire Advogados
Individuals and corporate entities resident, domiciled or headquartered in Brazil are required to provide the Central Bank of Brazil with information concerning any type of assets held outside Brazil, including currency.
Tauil & Chequer
The Administrative Council for Economic Defense ("CADE") has recently executed a "Memorandum of Understanding" with the World Bank Group, as well as a "Covenant for Cooperation and Sharing of Information" with the Inter-American Development Bank ("IDB").
Jones Day
On January 28, 2015, the Brazilian Ministry of Justice launched two public debate platforms to discuss internet usage and the protection of citizen's personal data.
Demarest
The Brazilian Internal Revenue Service released on 03/05/2015 a report with the outcome of federal tax inspections carried out during the year of 2014.
Veirano e Advogados Associados
On February 26, 2015, the Superintendence of Relations with Companies of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission published Official Letter CVM/SEP No.02/2015.
Tauil & Chequer
Por meio do Ofício-Circular CVM/SEP/nº 02/2015, a Superintendência de Relações com Empresas ("SEP") da Comissão de Valores Mobiliários ("CVM") divulgou, em 26 de fevereiro de 2015, novas orientações/recomendações sobre os procedimentos que devem ser observados pelos emissores de valores mobiliários no envio de suas informações periódicas e eventuais.
Demarest
As of recently the Superior Labor Court, by issuing Precedents and Case Law Guidance, has been expanding labor rights not provided by law, often legislating because of the omission of the legislative power
Jones Day
On January 21, 2015, the president of the Chilean Supreme Court of Justice issued a public statement setting forth several weaknesses in the Unified Database ("BUD") project relating to personal privacy violations.
Jones Day
Current legislation, which requires that customers enter an agreement with mobile operators, does not apply to prepaid mobile phone lines.
TMF Group
Since January 2015 companies operating in Colombia have been challenged to a new tax reform.
Jones Day
The text of the data protection bill is not yet publicly available.
Jones Day
The E-Commerce Law, the text of which is not yet publicly available, facilitates online commerce and provides a legal framework for businesses.
Jones Day
On January 15, 2015, the IFAI announced a preliminary investigation into the vulnerabilities of a database of personal information belonging to credit card retailer Liverpool
Jones Day
On January 26, 2015, the IFAI issued a resolution to initiate proceedings against an internet search engine for possible breach of Mexico's data privacy law
Jones Day
On February 1, 2015, the Mexican Senate resumed discussions on secondary laws relating to transparency, access to public information, and data privacy, pursuant to last year's amendment of the 6th article of the Mexican Constitution.
Littler Mendelson
Although this case involved a governmental agency in the public sector, its implications also apply to employers in the private sector.
Littler Mendelson
Current FMLA regulations provided that whether or not an employee had a spouse was to be determined by the law of the state where the employee resided.
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Demarest
As of recently the Superior Labor Court, by issuing Precedents and Case Law Guidance, has been expanding labor rights not provided by law, often legislating because of the omission of the legislative power
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.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Cuba's National Assembly passed the Cuban Foreign Investment Act of 2014 earlier this year, authorizing foreign investment in all sectors other than health and education for its population and military institutions (with the exception of the military commercial system).
Fox Rothschild LLP
Cuba adopted a new foreign investment law earlier this year that abolished duty-free zones and industrial parks while expanding areas for investment.
Tauil & Chequer
After a little over two years since the enactment of Law No. 12,529/11 the practical experience of the Administrative Council for Economic Defence is leading towards clarifications of those aspects of Brazil’s new merger notification system that require adjustment.
Mayer Brown
A new law opening the electric industry to private sector participation in generation, transmission, distribution and power marketing activities became effective on August 12, 2014.
TozziniFreire Advogados
Law 13,097 of 2015, which resulted from the conversion into law of Provisional Measure 656 of 2014, amended Section 23 of the National Healthcare System Law of 1990 to allow foreign investment in the Brazilian healthcare sector.
Jones Day
The draft Guidelines will be open to public comments in a public consultation forum for 20 business days, prior to publication in the Federal Register, at which time they will become valid and enforceable.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Cuba's demand for trademark protection within a legal framework of fair competition is a public interest of the state as part of its current efforts to transition to a market-oriented economy.
Barbosa, Raimundo, Gontijo, Câmara e Horta
In 2014, 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" of CVM Instruction No. 409.
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