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.
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.
The Brazilian Central Bank deadline for foreign residents to file their CBE declaration and account for assets held abroad is April 5, 2017.
Brazil will use a new international fiscal information exchange agreement to prevent Brazilian companies from hiding revenues and avoiding local taxes.
Brazil's thriving startup scene is one key factor that has helped the country rebound from a period of economic and political turbulence.
Changes to Brazil's 2013 Port Law are in the works as government officials look for new ways to increase foreign investment in the country.
As Brazil goes from one legal scandal to the next, it seems now the medical device industry is taking its turn in the eye of the storm.