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Setting Up a Company in Brazil: a Checklist

Company registration in Brazil is getting easier. Here you will find the key issues you will need to consider when setting up a company in Brazil....

Brazil has a new Foreign Exchange Law

Brazil’s new Foreign Exchange Law introduces material improvements to Brazil’s currency exchange rules and the treatment of foreign investors, and is part of the continued...

Non-residents: Less Bureaucracy to Invest in Brazilian Securities

New Brazilian regulations make it easier for non-resident investors to invest in Brazilian securities....

Brazilian Corporations: Non-Residents Can Become Executive Directors

Non-residents (Brazilians or foreigners) can now be executive directors of Brazilian companies. Brazil’s legal framework continues to improve, with this being another step...

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

New regulations set out rules about the giving gifts and providing hospitality to Federal Brazilian public officials....

Hiring an Employee in Brazil

Looking to hire an employee in Brazil? Here are the key rules and issues involved....

UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency in Force in Brazil

On 23 January 2021, Law 14,112/2020 came into force. This Law substantially amended the Brazilian Judicial Recovery and Bankruptcy Law (the “Insolvency Law”), with the key...

Brazil’s Data Protection Law is in force

Brazil's General Data Protection Law is a comprehensive piece of legislation addressing data protection in Brazil. It is Brazil's equivalent to Europe's GDPR and California's...

Investing in Brazil via a Share Investment Fund (“FIP”)

A share investment fund (fundo de investimento em participações, “FIP”) is a close-ended fund that operates somewhat like an investment trust. It is generally used as a...

Changes to Corporate Rules: Online Meetings and Extended Deadlines

Corporate meetings can now be held partially or totally online. This applies to publicly-held and private companies. ...