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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


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


Small IT companies to challenge change in social security
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • 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


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


Electronic commerce and online auctions website is ordered to indemnify client for unsuccessful purchase
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • January 6 2011

A court from the State of Minas Gerais ordered an electronic commerce and online auctions website to pay damages to a user who purchased a laptop through the website and did not receive the product


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


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


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


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


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