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Demarest
Me and most of my colleagues started on the M&A legal business back in the 90s. At that time, most of the international M&A business would come from US based companies, in the form of investments in the Brazilian "old school" industry.
Tauil & Chequer
Law No. 13,043/14 amended Articles 7, 9, 15 and 16 of Law No. 6,830/80 in order to expressly accept the presentation of insurance as bond on judicial tax executions.
Demarest
The recall in Brazil is the process by which the manufacturer or service provider has the obligation to recall any product or service which may pose any risk to the safety or health.
Demarest
There are supply agreements in which the buyer, trying to protect itself, inserts a clause providing that in case supplier sells the same product to a third party to prices lower than the ones agreed in the supply agreement, supplier shall offer to buyer the lower price practiced with third parties.
Demarest
The Guarantee Fund for Length of Service (FGTS) is a legal and constitutional right that aims to protect the Brazilian employees in case they are terminated without cause by their employers.
Demarest
The determination of the net equity components has been the object of doubts by certain companies at the time they are preparing their Balance Sheets.
Demarest
In June 2013 Brazil erupted in protests that gathered vast crowds in several cities across the country, with claims that varied in scope.
Demarest
The Brazilian legislation in force requires all companies established in Brazil, either Brazilian or foreign, with at least 100 employees, to enter into employment agreements with people who have disabilities.
Demarest
A recent decision of the Brazilian Supreme Federal Court changed the court’s current understanding of the statute of limitations on the Unemployment Guarantee Fund deposits, a mandatory right guaranteed to all employees in Brazil.
Demarest
Since the enactment of Federal Law n. 11.101/05 (the so-called Brazilian Bankruptcy Act), some very important issues have been debated, most of them related to circumstances surrounding judicial recovery proceedings, which by far is the most important remedy brought by said statute.
Demarest
"Garden leave" is a concept present in many foreign legal systems and encompasses the idea of an employee away from work and staying home during the notice period arising from his/her employment agreement termination.
Demarest
The section 60, sole paragraph, of Federal Law 11.101/05, is likely one of the most discussed and actually used tools brought by the almost 10-year old Brazilian Bankruptcy Act
Walter Stuber Consultoria Jurídica
By unanimous decision of the Board of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (Comissão de Valores Mobiliários - CVM), the voting exercise of legal entities in shareholders’ meetings of publicly-held corporations will be facilitated from now on.
Demarest
The new Brazilian Competition Law (Law 12.529/2011), which came into force in May 2012, provided significant changes to the national legal system.
Demarest
Recently, the Brazilian Private Insurance Supervisory Agency (SUSEP) has made publicly available the draft of a new Resolution by the National Council of Private Insurance (CNSP), ..
Demarest
Companies have been using the temporary work, only kind of "manpower assignment" legally allowed in Brazil, since the publication of Law 6,019 in 1974, which regulated the subject.
Demarest
A composição do patrimônio líquido tem suscitado certas dúvidas em algumas sociedades, quando da elaboração de suas Demonstrações Financeiras.
Tauil & Chequer
According to CADE’s Bylaws ("RICADE"), all documents in foreign languages should only be filed when accompanied by their translation into Portuguese.
Clyde & Co
To celebrate the countdown to Christmas, the Corporate Insurance team will be publishing a prediction for 2015 each day.
Littler Mendelson
In this blog post, we discuss important updates, including upcoming deadlines, with respect to employee benefits impacting plan sponsors.
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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.
Walter Stuber Consultoria Jurídica
The Brazilian Federal Government decided to reduce from 20% to 17% the percentage of the maximum income tax rate required from the low-tax countries classified as "favored taxation country or dependency" (país ou dependência com tributação favorecida) or "privileged fiscal regime" (regime fiscal privilegiado).
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.
Demarest
In line with a worldwide trend, the corporate social responsibility has been a growing concern for Brazilian companies not only to improve their public image, but also, and especially, as a tool for social integration and community development.
Demarest
Court decisions involving tax issues that are extremely important to taxpayers have recently been announced.
Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragão Advogados
The new Brazilian Competition Law introduced relevant changes, which shall affect the business environment for companies doing business in Brazil.
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.
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.
McGuireWoods LLP
Imagine you are a compliance officer for a multinational company with securities listed on a U.S. stock market.
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