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Brazil Embraces New Trade as U.S. Closes its Doors

Just as Brazil opens its economy to pursue greater international investment, the U.S. is rejecting foreign trade to focus on an "America First" policy.

Brazilian President Predicts End of Recession in 2017

According to President Michel Temer, the end of the Brazilian recession is here. 2017 will be a year of recovery and economic growth.

Temer Passes Law to Tax Tips in Brazil

On March 13, Brazilian President Michel Temer signed Law 13.419, which seeks to regulate how tips in restaurants are distributed and taxed.

Brazil’s New ISS Tax Law Brings Major Changes

Authorities hope a new tax law, Supplementary Law 157/16, will bring some much needed change to Brazil’s utterly complex tax code.

Brazil’s Fintech Groups Talk Regulation

Brazil's up-and-coming fintech sector is forcing the government to search for better ways to regulate the industry without imposing too much red tape.

Foreign Investment in Brazil Hits Record Levels

Despite Brazil's economic difficulties, total foreign investment in the country in 2016 was 6 percent higher than in 2015 with record numbers in December.

Brazil Introduces Lenient New Bankruptcy Law

Allowing debt-ridden companies to sell their assets without the debt affecting the purchase price is one new measure aimed at boosting the Brazilian economy.