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Brazilian House of Representatives Approves Bill of Law Aiming to Increase Competitiveness in the Country's Natural Gas Sector

Brazil - September 16 2020 Brazil's New Gas Bill is seen as one of the paths for the country's economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. On September 1, 2020, the…

Alex Cull, Jeffrey A. Schlegel, Luis Riesgo, Marcello Hallake, S. Wade Angus.

Major Liberalization of Brazilian Law: Use of Agricultural Land as Security Interest for Financial, Other Transactions

Brazil - April 11 2020 Brazil has changed its laws to facilitate the use of fiduciary liens as security interest over agricultural lands. Some of the most valuable lands in…

Artur L. Badra, Luis Riesgo, Marcello Hallake, S. Wade Angus.

Brazil's Mining Reforms Target Environmental Impact, Public Safety, Royalty Payments

Brazil - July 13 2018 Brazilian President Michel Temer issued two decrees (Decrees Nos. 9.406/18 and 9.407/18) on June 12, 2018, amending Brazil's existing mining code and…

Artur L. Badra, Luis Riesgo, Marcello Hallake, S. Wade Angus.

Time to Be Bullish to Buy Brazilian Businesses?

USA - June 6 2016 In March 2016, the Brazilian Ibovespa stock market index had its best monthly performance since October 2002 and posted a 17 percent increase. During…

Brazilian Government Approves Increase in Capital Gains Rates

Brazil - March 28 2016 In September 2015, the Brazilian federal government proposed a new rule increasing the income tax rates applicable to capital gains payable by…

Luis Riesgo, Luiz Felipe Noronha, Marcello Hallake, S. Wade Angus, Violeta Libergott.