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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.

Brazil May Seek to Join the OECD

Brazil considers joining the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) as it looks for new ways to improve its economy.

Partners from Mossack Fonseca Released on Bail in Panama

The partners of the law firm Mossack Fonseca, Ramón Fonseca and Jürgen Mossack, were arrested in February, but were granted bail last month.

Brazil’s Economic Recovery Inspires Foreign Investment

The tide is turning in Brazil. Efforts to stimulate both domestic and foreign investment are putting Brazil on the road to economic recovery.

Brazilian Supreme Court Approves Benefits Assistance for Foreign Residents

In a recent decision, Brazil's Supreme Court held that foreign residents have the same rights as Brazilian citizens to receive certain welfare benefits.

EIRELI Law Allows Corporate Entities to Own Single-Member Companies

Starting on May 2, 2017, businesses in Brazil can be formed with a single shareholder (EIRELI) that is either an individual or a company.

Brazil Announces New Repatriation Program for 2017

In 2016 Brazil boosted its economy by almost 47 billion reais through taxes and fines on previously undeclared assets. Now it seeks to do it again in 2017.