Brazil Tag Archive

Hiring an Employee in Brazil

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

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....

New Limitation Periods for Enforcing Judgments

The time limits for enforcing judgments in Brazil have been changed. These changes apply to Brazilian and foreign-issued judgments....

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...

WTO’s Agreement on Public Procurement – Brazil seeks submissions

The Brazilian government is seeking submissions from interested private parties and civil society on whether it should join the WTO’s Agreement on Public Procurement (known as...

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. ...

Covid-19: Emergency Credit Lines for SMEs

The Brazilian government has announced a new credit line worth R$4 billion to provide funding for the payroll at small and medium-sized enterprises as a way to assist them to...

Contract Law: Force Majeure and Hardship in Brazil

Quick read: The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has caused major disruptions to businesses around the world, especially to supply chains and sales. Brazilian law can protect...

Government Procurement: Brazil Opening to Foreign Bidders

Brazil's public procurement rules have been changed to increase competition by facilitating the participation of foreign bidders....

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...