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Setting Up a Company in Brazil

May 13, 2022 • Company registration in Brazil is getting easier. Here you will find the key issues you...

| May 13, 2022

Intellectual Property

Brazil: Hague Industrial Designs Agreement to Become Law Soon

October 31, 2022 • Brazil has acceeded to the Hague Agreement on Industrial Designs. It is expected that it...

| October 31, 2022

ContractsIntellectual PropertyTax and Customs

Appointing a Distributor in Brazil

October 28, 2022 • Quick Read: Flexible: Parties have great freedom to decide on the terms of their...

| October 28, 2022

Tax and Customs

Brazilian Senate Approves TIEA with Bermuda

October 27, 2022 • Brazil and Bermuda's TIEA has been approved by the Brazilian Senate and should be signed...

| October 27, 2022

CorporateTax and Customs

Disclosure of Ultimate Beneficiaries to the Brazilian Federal Revenue Department

October 20, 2022 • What needs to be disclosed about the shareholders to the Brazilian tax authorities?...

| October 20, 2022

ContractsCorporateIntellectual PropertyTax and Customs

Brazil has a new Foreign Exchange Law

February 11, 2022 • Brazil’s new Foreign Exchange Law introduces material improvements to Brazil’s...

| February 11, 2022


Non-residents: Less Bureaucracy to Invest in Brazilian Securities

February 9, 2022 • New Brazilian regulations make it easier for non-resident investors to invest in...

| February 9, 2022


Brazilian Corporations: Non-Residents Can Become Executive Directors

January 23, 2022 • Non-residents (Brazilians or foreigners) can now be executive directors of Brazilian...

| January 23, 2022

ContractsCorporateGovernment Procurement and PPPsTax and Customs

New Rules on Giving Gifts and Providing Hospitality to Brazilian Federal Officials

January 11, 2022 • New regulations set out rules about the giving gifts and providing hospitality to Federal...

| January 11, 2022

Dispute Resolution

Litigation in Brazil: Unusual Features

October 21, 2021 • Litigating in Brazil is different from litigating in common law jurisdictions. Sworn...

| October 21, 2021

Dispute Resolution

Brazil: Hague Evidence Convention

October 21, 2021 • The Hague Evidence Convention governs the obtaining evidence in Brazil....

| October 21, 2021

ContractsCorporateEmploymentTax and Customs

Hiring an Employee in Brazil

October 21, 2021 • Looking to hire an employee in Brazil? Here are the key rules and issues involved....

| October 21, 2021

Dispute Resolution

New Limitation Periods for Enforcing Judgments

September 13, 2021 • The time limits for enforcing judgments in Brazil have been changed. These changes apply...

| September 13, 2021

Dispute Resolution

Service of Process is Now by Email in Brazil

September 2, 2021 • Service by email the default method of service of process in Brazil. This has major...

| September 2, 2021

Government Procurement and PPPs

Brazil has a new Procurement Law

April 29, 2021 • A new Procurement Law came into force in Brazil on 1 April 2021. However, the old...

| April 29, 2021

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The site is managed by Fabiano Deffenti, a lawyer admitted to practise in Brazil and Australia, enrolled as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand and licensed as an attorney-at-law in New York.

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