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IT companies and employees exert pressure for tax change
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • October 19 2010

Entrepreneurs and employees in the IT sector have created a task force to work with representatives of the Federal Government in an effort to enact a so-called "tax transfer" in 2010


São Paulo court grants injunction despite arbitration clause
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • January 28 2011

A court of the state of São Paulo granted an injunction in favour of a Brazilian computer company, guaranteeing the reestablishment of a temporary software distribution agreement, which had been terminated by a Finnish manufacturer


Telecommunications operator required to provide registration data of user due to offensive emails
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • March 15 2010

The Superior Court of the State of Minas Gerais required a large telecommunications operator to provide within five days the registration data of a user who sent emails with offensive content to a public official


Superior Labour Court rules that a public company has the right to disclose names and salaries of its employees on the internet
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • May 5 2010

The Brazilian Superior Labour Court has decided that a public company has the right to disclose names and salaries of its employees on the internet


Brazilian Ministry of Justice creates blog for collaborative development of bill of law on data protection
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • February 3 2011

The Ministry of Justice has launched a blog to stimulate public debate and receive contributions from members of civil society for the development of a draft bill of law on data protection


Brazilian IRS changes ordinance about sensitive data
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • February 9 2011

The Brazilian IRS published ordinance 2.166 amending the ordinance which regulated its internal proceedings for access to confidential tax data


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


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


Social security contributions for IT companies reduced
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • October 14 2009

On 21 August 2009, the President of Brazil ratified a new decree creating tax benefits including reductions in the social security contributions paid by companies that provide information technology (IT) services or communications and IT services, including systems and software development, programming, data processing, software licensing, consulting, and maintenance and support services


Brazil - software developers exempted from industrial products tax
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • July 15 2013

The Brazilian IRS's 9th Regional Office (which comprises the states of Parana and Santa Catarina) has recently decided that software developers and