Foreign Direct Investment Tag Archive

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...

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....

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...

Updated: Brazil-Switzerland Double Tax Agreement Signed

Brazil and Switzerland have entered into a double tax agreement. The Convention for Elimination of Double Taxation with Respect to Taxes on Income and the Prevention of Tax...

Brazilian Resident Visas Available for Property Investors

On 21 November 2018, Brazil’s National Immigration Council published Normative Resolution 36/2018. The Resolution sets the criteria for obtaining a resident’s visa for those...

Public Consultation for Regulatory Good Practices on Foreign Trade

Brazil’s Executive-Secretariat of the Foreign Trade Chamber (“CAMEX” being its Portuguese acronym) proposed a draft for good practices on foreign trade regulations based...

Improvements to Brazilian Central Bank Rules on International Capital Flows

On 9 March 2017 the Central Bank of Brazil (“BACEN”) published Circular DC/BACEN 3,883/2018. This regulation amends two key BACEN regulations: Circular 3,689/2013 (which...

New Rules for Registration of FDI

The Brazilian Central Bank’s Resolution 4,533/2016 has brought about changes to the registration of foreign investment in Brazil. Now the individual or legal entity registering...