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Posts from the ‘Corporate Law’ Category

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.

Brazil Makes Corporate Registrations Easier

The federal government in Brazil just made making corporate registrations much easier by removing the requirement of proving fiscal regularity.

WANTED: Brazilian Enforcement of Anti-Bribery Law

Brazil made significant progress when it enacted its Anti-Bribery Law earlier this year. Yet the OECD wants more. It wants Brazil to increase enforcement.

Carlyle Partners Step in to Bail Out Real Estate Developer

US private-equity firm Carlyle Group faces corporate and litigation challenges as it tries to navigate the Brazilian legal system.