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.
A new law allowing the privatization of electric utility assets has led to the sale of Celg-D, a piece of Brazil's state-owned Electrobras, to Italy's Enel.
The Supreme Court has ruled that the Brazilian sporting tradition of "vaquejada" runs afoul of the animal protections enshrined in the constitution.
As support for new anti-corruption measures grows among Brazilians, lawmakers try to appease the public by passing watered-down legislation.
A judge in Brazil has allowed a foreign national charged with scalping tickets to the Olympic Games to return home for medical treatment prior to his trial.
Elections in Brazil have historically been corporate-financed affairs, but a new campaign finance law means funding must come from elsewhere.