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Brazil Moves to Privatize Deforestation Monitoring

As corruption scandals vie for media time in Brazil, a sudden move to privatize Brazil’s deforestation monitoring system has barely made the headlines.

Brazil’s Central Bank Fights Corruption with Withdrawal Limits

To combat corruption, Brazil's Central Bank has updated its policies regarding the withdrawal of large sums of cash.

Empreenda Fácil: Making it Easier and Faster to Open a Company in Brazil

Empreenda Fácil: São Paulo's newest effort aimed at minimizing the bureaucracy and time involved in opening a company in Brazil.

Brazilian Court Rules Against Regulating Font Size in Print Ads

While Brazilian law requires certain contract clauses be drafted in 12-point font or larger, the same requirement does not apply to advertisements.

Temer Keeps Promise to Fight Climate Change By Signing Paris Agreement

On June 5, World Environment Day, President Michel Temer signed the Paris Agreement into law, committing Brazil to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

President Rejects Amnesty for Foreigners in New Immigration Law

More than 30 years after enacting its immigration law, Brazil now has a new immigration law that gives more rights to foreigners living in Brazil.

Apostille Convention is Helping Investors Using Foreign Documents in Brazil

Brazil's accession to the Apostille Convention last year has made doing business in Brazil a bit easier for foreigner investors.