Mining Law

Low tax on importing goods into Brazil: the Temporary Admission Regime

Brazil’s temporary admission regime (regime de admissão temporária) allows certain goods to temporarily enter Brazil without the payment of import-related taxes. This is a...

Translation of Declaration of Rights of Economic Freedom

Below in italics is my translation of Chapter II of Law 13,874/2019, together with links. This Law marks a major shift in the way business law is to be interpreted in Brazil, so...

Mining Agency to Share Information with Revenue Department

On 10 January 2019, an extract of the agreement between the Brazilian National Mining Agency (“ANM”) and the Federal Revenue Department (“RFB”) was published in the...

Mining Royalties Changed Again; Changes to the Mining Code Reversed

Mining Royalties On 19 December 2017, Law 13,540/2017 was passed, bringing material changes to the calculation methods and rates of the financial compensation for the...