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Financial Institutions Recovery Plans in Brazil
Continuing the process of adoption in Brazil of the international standards of prudential regulation, on June 30, 2016 the Brazilian Monetary Council (Conselho Monetário Nacional – CMN) issued Resolution No. 4,502 (CMN Res. 4,502/2016), laying down minimum requirements to be observed in the preparation and implementation of recovery plans for financial institutions ..
Brazil
7 Jul 2016
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Disclosure of Relevant Information in Brazil
On June 2, 2016, the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (Comissão de Valores Mobiliários – CVM) issued Communiqué No. 02/2016, alerting the market participants about the responsibilities in the disclosure of relevant information.
Brazil
10 Jun 2016
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Tender Offers Of Brazilian Publicly-Held Corporations Must Be Approved By The Board Of Directors
The Brazilian Exchange Securities, Commodities and Futures Exchange - noted that in many cases the Board of Directors of a company listed in the differentiated corporate governance segments of BVMF has been rather vague to manifest on the desirability of making tender offers.
Brazil
14 Mar 2013
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Brazilian Investment Banks Are Authorized To Issue Real Estate Credit Bills
On November 14, 2012 the Board of Directors (Diretoria Colegiada) of the Central Bank of Brazil (Banco Central do Brasil – Bacen) approved Circular No. 3614 of the same date (Bacen Circular 3614/2012), establishing new conditions for the issuance of the Real Estate Credit Bill (Letra de Crédito Imobiliário – LCI) and authorizing investments banks (bancos de investimento) to also issue LCI.
Brazil
18 Nov 2012
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New Criteria For Admission In The Novo Mercado*
The "Novo Mercado" is a listing segment created by the Brazilian Securities, Commodities and Futures Exchange ("BM&FBOVESPA S.A – Bolsa de Valores, Mercadorias e Futuros" – BVMF) and designed for shares issued by companies that voluntarily undertake to abide by good corporate governance practices and transparency which are more rigid than those already required by the Brazilian legislation and by the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission ("Comissão de Valores Mobiliários" - CVM).
Brazil
8 May 2012
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The Brazilian Monetary Council Decides To Facilitate The Internalization Of Brazilian Companies
The Brazilian Monetary Council (Conselho Monetário Nacional - CMN) approved a resolution allowing banks authorized to operate in the foreign exchange market, with a minimum net worth of R$ 5 billion, to use funds raised in foreign markets to extend credit abroad. The matter is provided for in CMN Resolution No. 4033 of November 30, 2011 (Res. 4033/2011).
Brazil
1 Dec 2011
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The Brazilian Regulator Softens The Rule Of Rotation Of Audit Firms
The rule of rotation of audit firms is mandatory for all Brazilian companies that are subject to the supervision and control of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (Comissão de Valores Mobiliários - CVM).
Brazil
18 Nov 2011
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The Brazilian Exchange Changed The Rules Of The Market Panel
Changes to the Rules of the Market Arbitration Panel (Câmara de Arbitragem do Mercado - CAM), also known as Market Panel (Câmara do Mercado), were approved in a restricted hearing, and subsequently approved by the Board of Directors of the Brazilian Exchange (BM&FBOVESPA S.A. – Bolsa de Valores, Mercadorias e Futuros - BVMF) on September 10, 2011.
Brazil
27 Oct 2011
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Hostile Takeover Bids In Brazil
On November 25, 2010, the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (Comissão de Valores Mobiliários - CVM) issued CVM Instruction No. 487, which amends and updates CVM Instruction No. 361, of March 5, 2002, and introduces specific provisions to regulate the hostile takeover bids in Brazil, regarding the control acquisition of publicly-held corporations with dispersed shareholding and undefined ownership (i.e., without a controlling shareholder or group of control).
Brazil
10 Dec 2010
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Amendments to the Regulations for Differentiated Corporate Governance Levels at the Brazilian Exchange
On September 9, 2010 the Brazilian Securities, Commodities and Futures Exchange (BM&FBOVESPA S.A – "Bolsa de Valores, Mercadorias e Futuros" – BVMF) announced alterations to the listing rules for companies committed to good corporate governance practices and admitted in the New Market ("Novo Mercado") and Levels 1 and 2 segments.
Brazil
27 Sep 2010
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Derivatives Regulation In Brazil
The Brazilian monetary authorities are known worldwide to regulate and supervise the financial sector tightly and unlike other jurisdictions Brazil always adopted a very restrictive approach in the derivatives market.
Brazil
17 Mar 2010
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New Rules For Registry Of Issuers Of Securities Admitted For Trading In The Brazilian Regulated Markets
On December 7, 2009, the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission ("Comissão de Valores Mobiliários" – CVM) released to the public CVM Instruction No. 480, of the same date, which establishes rules for registry of issuers of securities admitted for trading in the local regulated markets.
Brazil
13 Jan 2010
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The Role Of BNDES In The Brazilian Capital Markets
The growth of companies is attributed to capital investments from shareholders, reinvestment of profits and credit operations. .
Brazil
26 Nov 2009
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Developments In M&A Transactions In Brazil In 2009
Before addressing any development occurred in Brazil in 2009 which may affect mergers and acquisitions in general – the so-called M&A transactions - it is important outline the legal framework and current scenario in which these negotiations are conducted.
Brazil
26 Oct 2009
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Acquisition Of Assets Under The Brazilian Bankruptcy Law
"Labor Courts in Brazil are very reluctant to accept the universal jurisdiction of the Bankruptcy Court in the case of labor claims of companies undergoing a judicial recovery plan. The Brazilian Federal Supreme Court confirmed the application of the Brazilian Bankruptcy Law in a leading case related to the acquisition by Gol of Varig´assets, ruling that the Bankruptcy Court has the authority to judge such claims."
Brazil
13 Oct 2009
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The Position Of The Brazilian Regulator Vis-À-Vis The “Poison Pills”
On June 23, 2009, the Board of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (“Comissão de Valores Mobiliários” – CVM) approved Opinion (“Parecer de Orientação”) No. 36, of the same dated, about statutory provisions imposing encumbrance(s) on shareholders who vote favorably to the elimination of the share dispersion protection clause inserted in the company´s bylaws.
Brazil
13 Oct 2009
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