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Posts from the ‘Corporate Law’ Category

Temer Proposes End to Government’s Golden Shares in Private Companies

Brazilian President Michel Temer has floated the idea of relinquishing the government's "golden shares" to minimize government control in private companies.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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