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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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