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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 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


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


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


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


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


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


House of Representatives approves measure giving tax incentives to tablets
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • October 25 2011

The House of Representatives approved Provisional Measure n. 534, which grants tax incentives for the sale of tablets in Brazil


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


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