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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


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


Tax incentives for the manufacturing of tablets in Brazil
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • August 10 2011

The Brazilian Minister of Finance, Guido Mantega, stated that the inclusion of tablets in the list of products that benefit from tax incentives will reduce the production cost of these devices by 31


Brazilian Internet Steering Committee against SOPA
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • June 14 2012

On 5 March 2012, the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br) approved a resolution stating that it was against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA


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


New regulation on tax deduction of costs relating to training of software development personnel
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • March 2 2010

The Federal Revenue Department has issued Normative Ruling No 9862009


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


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


Brazilian government extends IT industry tax benefits
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • February 22 2010

The Brazilian President has ratified Provisional Measure No 4722009, which provides for an extension of the tax benefits granted to the IT industry


Social networking site ordered to implement crime prevention measures
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • September 6 2011

The Rio de Janeiro State Court has ruled that Google Brasil must implement new measures to prevent incitement to commit criminal acts on its social networking site Orkut