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Walter Stuber on Current Regulations for Debentures and Financial Bills in Brazil
Posted on 15 Dec 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

By Walter Stuber A new law for the Brazilian legal regime of debentures was established in June 2011, which introduced important changes to the Brazilian Corporation Law (BCL). 1 The law's aim is to improve and adapt the system to which debentures... Read More

New Rules on Merger Notifications in Brazil
Posted on 12 Nov 2012 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

by Leonardo Rocha e Silva and Jose Alexandre Buaiz Neto Excerpt: On 29 May 2012, the new Brazilian Competition Act (Law No. 12529, enacted on 30 November 2011) (Act) became effective, replacing the former law enacted in 1994. The new Act will... Read More

Favored Taxation Countries and Privileged Fiscal Regimes in Brazil
Posted on 17 Nov 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

by Walter Stuber Brasil recently adopted new laws on taxation to implement many of the OECD guidelines to provide for transparency and assure revenue collection. Brazilian law now defines many new terms for tax purposes, and its recently updated... Read More