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Telecom Operator Files for Brazil’s Largest Ever Bankruptcy

Brazil's largest telecommunications company, Oi SA, has filed for the country's largest bankruptcy ever - a $19.3 billion restructuring of debt.

Legal Services in Brazil for the Arrested Tourist

What does a tourist do if arrested in Brazil? What kind of legal services in Brazil are available for a bumbling foreign visitor? Know your legal rights.

Brazilian Law Prohibits Ambush Marketing During Olympics

With the Olympics quickly approaching, Brazilian lawmakers look to protect official advertisers of the games with legislation to prevent ambush marketing.

Court Ruling Loosens Disabled Worker Quotas for Employers

A law that requires employers in Brazil to hire disabled workers is interpreted to allow exceptions for employers who are unable to meet the quota.

Brazil M&A Update: Kroton, Restoque, and Renova in Deals

The Brazilian economy may be on shaky ground, but some of Brazil's largest companies are looking for deals to help make their businesses grow.

Interim President Considers Changes to Foreign Ownership of Farmland

Interested in buying rural farmland in Brazil? A change in the law might be coming that would allow foreigners to invest in agricultural properties.

Telecom Regulator Weighs Consequences of Broadband Data Caps

The days of unlimited broadband Internet may soon come to an end in Brazil as telecom providers look to put caps on user data plans.