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Foreign Investors May Acquire Hospitals In Brazil
Law No. 13097, of January 19, 2015 (Law 13097/2015), which amended Law No. 8080 of September 19, 1990 (Law 8080/1990), allows the direct or indirect participation of foreign capital companies in the health care business in Brazil.
22 Jan 2015
The Central Banks Of Brazil And Uruguay Sign Agreement For Payments In Local Currencies
On October 31, 2014 the Central Banks of Brazil and Uruguay signed the Agreement for the establishment of the System of Payments in Local Currency (Sistema de Pagamentos em Moeda Local - SML), to facilitate and enhance the trade of goods and services between the two countries.
5 Nov 2014
Switzerland Is No Longer Black-Listed In Brazil
As from January 1st, 2014, Switzerland may be deemed to be a viable jurisdiction for foreign companies that intend to invest in Brazil. As from January 1st, 2014, Switzerland may be deemed to be a viable jurisdiction for foreign companies that intend to invest in Brazil.
25 Jun 2014
The End Of Another Barrier To The Entry Of Foreign Currency In Brazil
The Brazilian Government decided to withdraw another obstacle to the entry of foreign capital in Brazil.
9 Jul 2013
Brazil Eliminates The IOF On Foreign Investments On Fixed Income
As of June 5, 2013 the Brazilian government decided to attract and foster the return of foreign investors to the Brazilian market by reducing from 6% to zero the applicable rate of the Tax on Financial Transactions (IOF) on fixed income instruments,
6 Jun 2013
Currency Swap Between Brazil And China
The Central Bank of Brazil (Banco Central do Brasil – Bacen) has been duly authorized to perform currency swap transactions with central banks of other countries, within the limits and under the conditions set by the Brazilian Monetary Council
29 Mar 2013
The Legal Effects Of International Tax Treaties In Brazil
The Second Chamber of the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice (Superior Tribunal de Justiça – STJ) recently ruled that international conventions signed by Brazil with the government of other countries for the avoidance of double taxation with respect to taxes on income (Tax Treaties) shall prevail over the domestic income tax legislation in the case of a foreign company contracted by a Brazilian company for the provision of services to be performed abroad without transfer of technology .
11 Jun 2012
The Bilateral Agreement Entered Into Between The Central Banks Of Brazil And Argentia
According to Communiqué No. 21,124, of Mary 31, 2011, issued by the Department of International Matters of the Central Bank of Brazil ("Banco Central do Brasil" - Bacen), Bacen signed a bilateral agreement with the Central Bank of Argentina ("Banco Central de la Republica Argentina") for the ongoing operations of international trade in services which are necessary in connection with the performance of civil engineering works for the construction of infrastructure and industrial plants, includin
2 Jun 2011
Boilerplate Clauses – A Brazilian Perspective*
The Brazilian market is very dynamic, with many sophisticated deals involving worldwide interests and cross-border activities. In many dual or multi-jurisdiction transactions, clients engage legal counsel from several different jurisdictions to assist them throughout the transaction.
29 Oct 2010
The Acquisition Of Brazilian Rural Land By Foreigners
The Official Gazette of the Union (Diário Oficial da União - DOU) of August 23, 2010 published Legal Opinion CGU/AGU Nº 01/2008 - RVJ, dated September 3, 2008, issued by the General Counselor of the Republic and approved by the Attorney-General of the Union and the President of the Republic, which extends to Brazilian companies controlled by foreigners the limits to the acquisition of Brazilian rural land by foreigners imposed by the applicable legislation.
25 Aug 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
Intermediation of Operations and Offering of Securities on the Internet
The amazingly easy transmission and virtual dissemination of information offered by the Internet has made possible for institutions performing in the securities intermediation business to offer their services to clients residing in any foreign country irrespective of any physical representation in the country. This means of communications has been a concern for regulatory authorities in several jurisdictions due to the difficulty to actually oversee and monitor Internet transactions, especially
28 Nov 2005
The New Regulation on the Brazilian Export Transactions
Under the terms of Resolution nº 3266, of March 4, 2005, which makes provisions on the receipt of amounts relating to exports, the Brazilian Monetary Council simplified the exchange rules and procedures governing exporting of goods and services.
31 May 2005
Export Finance Program – PROEX
At session of June 30, 2004, the National Monetary Council (CMN) decided to reshape de criteria applicable to the interest equalization system of the Brazilian Export Finance Program – PROEX, a matter dealt with by Resolution nº 3219, whose main provisions are commented on ahead.
6 Aug 2004
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