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Royalties paid for unregistered IP rights now tax deductible in Brazil

Royalties for unregistered intellectual property rights can now be deducted by Brazilian licensees....

Brazil has a New Foreign Exchange Law

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

Major Changes to Brazil’s Transfer Pricing Rules

Major changes to transfer pricing rules bring Brazil into line with OECD principles...

Brazil and UK Sign Double Tax Agreement

Brazil and the UK have signed a double tax agreement. The agreement has not yet come into force but it marks yet another step taken by Brazil to open its economy....

Brazil: Hague Industrial Designs Agreement to Become Law Soon

Brazil has acceeded to the Hague Agreement on Industrial Designs. It is expected that it will become Law soon....

Appointing a Distributor in Brazil

Quick Read: Flexible: Parties have great freedom to decide on the terms of their distribution arrangements (which is different to the appointment of agents). Terminations can be...

Checklist: Setting Up a Company in Brazil

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’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...

The New Brazilian Franchising Law

Quick Read: On 27 December 2019, the new Brazilian Franchising Law (“BFL”) was officially published. This Law replaces in full the previous Franchising Law. The BFL is more...

Brazil’s Economic Freedom Law

On 21 September 2019, Law 13,874/2019 came into force. Nicknamed the Economic Freedom Law, it marks a major move towards greater economic freedom and a more...