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Small IT companies to challenge change in social security

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Brazil
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  • May 11 2012

An association of data processing and information technology (IT) services companies from the State of São Paulo (Seprosp) has announced that it will file a lawsuit challenging Federal Law No. 12.54612 (the Law), which has changed the calculation of Brazilian social security contributions applicable to the IT sector from 20 over the companies' payrolls to 2.5 over their revenue

Company website leaks customer data

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Brazil
  • -
  • April 4 2011

The Foundation for Consumer Protection (Procon) in São Paulo has informed a company of a data leak on the company's website involving customer data

Brazilian Government discusses renewal of tax benefits for the IT industry

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Brazil
  • -
  • December 15 2009

The Brazilian Government has been negotiating the details of a proposal to extend the tax incentives related to the IT industry

Brazilian company need not indemnify multinational software manufacturers for the use of unlicensed software

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Brazil
  • -
  • July 20 2010

The Superior Court of the State of Minas Gerais has ruled that a Brazilian engineering company was not required to indemnify two large US-based software companies for the use of unlicensed software

IT-sector labour union in the state of São Paulo succeeds in reducing working time to 40 hours per week

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Brazil
  • -
  • June 15 2010

The Data Processing Workers Labour Union (SINDPD) has entered into a Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Data Processing Companies Labour Union of the State of São Paulo (SEPROSP), which reduces the working time from 44 to 40 hours per week

Positive consumer information databases created in Brazil

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Brazil
  • -
  • February 28 2011

The Government has enacted Provisional Measure no. 5182010, which provides for the creation of databases on positive consumer information that contain data about timely payments and the due performance of obligations

Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology announces R$100 million for ITC projects to support major sporting events

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Brazil
  • -
  • June 1 2011

It has been decided that R$100 million is going to be dedicated to information technology and communications (ITC) projects, including the National Broadband Plan (PNBL), to support the major sporting events that will be held in Brazil - the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympics in 2016

Rio de Janeiro's labour court rules that a company has to restore the corporate e-mails of a former employee

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Brazil
  • -
  • May 24 2011

Rio de Janeiro's Labour Court has decided that a Brazilian newspaper has to restore a former journalist's corporate e-mails that had been forwarded to another employee by the time she was dismissed

Government begins replacing paper IDs with electronic ID cards

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Brazil
  • -
  • February 22 2011

On 17 January 2010, the Government started to replace Brazilian paper IDs with electronic ID cards called RIC (Civilian Identity Registration

Superior Court of the State of Rio de Janeiro rejects preliminary injunction to prohibit internet company from displaying video reports relating to the World Cup

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Brazil
  • -
  • September 21 2010

The Superior Court of the State of Rio de Janeiro has rejected a request for a preliminary injunction filed by a television company against a large internet company which prohibited the latter from displaying on its website video reports about the World Cup for more than 48 hours after a game