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Foreign Capital In Brazilian Airline Companies
According to the Brazilian Aviation Code (Código Brasileiro de Aeronáutica – CBA), the exploration of public air services in Brazil depends on: ..
3 Mar 2016
Foreign Investments In Brazilian Real Estate Investment Funds Are No Longer Subject To The Tax On Exchange Transactions (IOF)
By means of Decree No. 7894, of January 30, 2013 (Decree 7894/2013), published in the Official Gazette of the Union of January 31, 2013, the Brazilian government decided to reduce from 6% to zero the Tax on Exchange Transactions (Imposto sobre Operações de Crédito, Câmbio e Seguro, ou relativas a Títulos ou Valores Mobiliários - IOF) in the exchange transactions made as from January 31, 2013, for the acquisition of units (quotas) of local Real Estate Investment Funds (Fundos de Investimento Imob
4 Feb 2013
New Rules On Export Financing Transactions In Brazil
With the general shortage of credit in the international market which resulted of the global crisis, the Brazilian Government decided to reverse a measure adopted in last March.
1 Jul 2012
Brazil Eliminates The IOF On Foreign Investments On Shares And Private Securities
As of December 1, 2011 the Brazilian government decided to attract and foster the return of foreign investors to the Brazilian market by reducing to zero the applicable rate of the Tax on Financial Transactions (IOF) levied on foreign investments in shares and private securities.
2 Dec 2011
Brazil Extends The IOF Tax To Loans Of Up To Two Years
By means of Decree No 7,457, of April 6, 2011, the Brazilian Federal Government extended, as of April 7, 2011, the 6.0% Tax on Exchange Transactions (IOF) which is due in the case of entry of funds arising out of short-term foreign loans to operations of up to 720 days, including symbolic exchange transaction for the renewal, renegotiation or transfer of existing loans.
7 Apr 2011
The Government Policy in Relation to the Acquisition of Brazilian Rural Land by Foreigners
As a result of the agribusiness expansion in Brazil, the increase of commodity prices in the international market, the growing importance of biofuels, the more intense exploitation of the subsoil and the need to preserve forests and grasslands, rural lands became assets of great economic importance in the country.
23 Mar 2011
Brazil Increases Again The IOF Rate
The tax on credit and exchange transactions, insurance and securities (Imposto sobre Operações de Crédito, Câmbio e Seguro, ou relativas a Títulos ou Valores Mobiliários - IOF) in Brazil is assessed on the amount of bank loans and similar transactions, on the amount of foreign currency purchased or sold, on insurance premiums and the price of securities purchased or sold.
22 Oct 2010
Brazil Opens the Possibility to Review of the Status of the Countries or Dependencies Classified as Favored Taxation Jurisdictions or Privileged Fiscal Regimes
The latest list of favored taxation and privileged fiscal regimes countries and dependencies announced by the Secretary of the Brazilian Federal Revenue Office ("Receita Federal do Brasil" – RFB), through RFB Normative Instruction nº 1037, of June 4, 2010, which included Switzerland as a favored taxation jurisdiction and the Dutch Holding Companies as privileged fiscal regime entities, disliked many people who did not agree with such classification!
29 Jun 2010
Brazilian Tax Authorities Issue a New List of Favored Taxation Countries
On June 4, 2010, the Secretary of the Brazilian Federal Revenue Office ("Receita Federal do Brasil" – RFB) issued RFB Normative Instruction nº 1037, which contains an updated list of favored taxation countries ("países com tributação favorecida") formed by the so-called "tax haven countries" ("paraísos fiscais").
10 Jun 2010
The First Non-Sponsored Brazilian Depositary Receipts - Level I - to be Traded in Brazil
On April 28, 2010, the Brazilian Securities, Commodities and Futures Exchange (BM&FBOVESPA S.A – Bolsa de Valores, Mercadorias e Futuros – BVMF) announced that the first 10 Non-Sponsored Brazilian Depositary Receipts (BDRs) Level I, which represent stocks issued by foreign companies that are traded in Brazil, will be: Apple (click link below to read more)
6 May 2010
Brazil Releases Exchange Controls
On March 24, 2010, the Brazilian Monetary Council (Conselho Monetário Nacional – CMN) and the Central Bank of Brazil (Banco Central do Brasil – Bacen) adopted a series of measures to consolidate and simplify the normative acts and proceedings applicable to the international capitals and the exchange market regulations in our jurisdiction.
29 Mar 2010
Recent Measures Adopted By The Brazilian Government Which Affect The Financial And Capital Markets
The purpose of this article is to present an overview of the recent measures adopted by the Brazilian Government which deal with the financial and capital markets and deserve to be highlighted to those individuals and legal entities interested in investing in Brazil.
17 Feb 2010
Brazil Adopts Thin Capitalization Rules
Until very recently it was true to state that there were no rules on thin capitalization in Brazil which prevented foreign companies to use intercompany loans instead of direct equity investments in order to transfer funds to finance the activities of their Brazilian subsidiaries.
19 Jan 2010
The Newly Consolidated Brazilian Foreign Exchange Market
At a special session of March 4, 2005, the Brazilian Monetary Council approved Resolution Nº 3265 that simplifies the exchange rules theretofore in force and are part of the broader effort of economic reforms aimed at boosting the Brazilian economic production.
6 May 2005
Brazilian Companies Can Now Issue Real-Denominated Securities for Placement in the International Market
Resolution nº 3221, of July 29, 2004, of the National Monetary Council addresses an old claim of the financial market and expressly authorizes Brazilian companies to raise funds abroad by issuing real-denominated securities.
6 Aug 2004
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