Covid-19 Pandemic and its Legal Impacts in Brazil - II
We list below the principal measures announced by the Federal Government and governmental agencies as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Covid-19 Pandemic and its Legal Impacts in Brazil
We list below the principal measures announced by the Federal Government and governmental agencies as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Special Newsletter - Coronavirus and its Implications
I -  Impact on labour relations
II - Impact on commercial relations
PRESIDENTIAL DECREE 9.544/18 The expansion of the Brazilian Credit Market and its opening to Foreign Capital
On October 30th, 2018, the Presidential Decree number 8.544/18 came into force, which acknowledges the government’s interest in foreign participation up to 100% in Brazilian Credit Fintechs, namely the Direct Credit Companies (“SCD”)
General Data Protection Law (LGPD)
At the end of the Temer government, in one of its last legislative acts, Medida Provisˇria (Provisional Presidential Decree) 869/2018 was passed,
Obligation about final beneficial owner
We would like to reinforce that, according to the Brazilian IRS Ruling (Normative Instruction N. 1634/2016),
General Personal Data Protection Law is sanctioned
Last Tuesday, August 14, 2018, President Michel Temer sanctioned Law no. 13.709/2018, the General Law for Protection of Personal Data in Brazil (LGPD).
Communication: MTE Ordinance (Portaria) 945 Regarding Work on Sundays and Public Holidays
Ordinance 945 of the Ministry of Labour and Employment (MTE) has established a new method of temporary authorization for work on Sundays and public holidays
Communication re: Legal Landmark for the Institution of Mediation in Brazil
A legal landmark for the institution of mediation in Brazil, Federal Law no. 13.140/2015, which establishes rights and duties for the guidance of parties, lawyers and mediators, was published on June 29, 2015 in the Official Gazette of the Union, and will
Labour Proceedings: Increase of Sums Required for Appeal Bond
In accordance with TST Act 397, the sums required for an appeal bond are to be increased as from August 1, 2015.
Is your company prepared for the new legal and regulatory environment in terms of governance?
Since the enactment of Law 12.846/13 – The Anti-Corruption Law early last year, a great deal has been printed and stated about the impacts of this new legal edict with respect to business activities.

Restrictions on monitoring of electronic mail by employer
The Labour, Administration and Public Service Commission of the Chamber of Deputies is currently considering Bill no. 1.429 of 2011 which seeks to amend the CLT (Consolidated Labour Laws) in relation to the monitoring of electronic mail by an employer
Compliance Programmes for Brazilian Subsidiaries
The new Brazilian Anticorruption Law establishes severe punishment for companies that involve themselves in acts that are injurious to the government
Simple Business Portal (PES)
The Micro and Small Company Secretariat brought into service on October 8 the Simple Business Portal (PES) (, the object of which is to simplify 
No longer necessary to produce certificates of regular status when filing corporate documents
The Business Registration and Integration Department (DREI) published on September 11, 2014 two Normative Instructions (INs DREI 25 and 26)
Exclusion of Switzerland from Blacklist of Jurisdictions with Favoured Tax Treatment and Inclusion of Cases Constituting Privileged Tax Regime
Normative Instruction no. 1.474, of June 20, 2014, excluded Switzerland from the list of Jurisdictions with Favoured Tax Treatment (JTF) and included it in certain cases within the concept of privileged tax regime (RFP).
Communication re. Anticorruption Law
Federal Law no. 12.846 is already in force