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Posts from the ‘Corporate Law’ Category

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.

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 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.

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.

Oi and TIM to Create Brazil’s Largest Telecom Company?

Oi SA is reportedly in merger talks with TIM Participações. If the deal goes through, it would create the largest telecom company in Brazil.

US Investigates Walmart for Corruption in Brazil

Another corruption scandal in Brazil. This time, US federal prosecutors are investigating whether Walmart paid bribes to obtain government permits in Brazil.

Souza Cruz Sale Expected to Encounter Little Resistance

Brazil's largest maker of tobacco products is set to sell 100 percent of its equity to its majority shareholder, British American Tobacco.

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