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Brazilian insurance regulator publishes guidelines on sustainability requirements for the insurance sector

Brazil - July 19 2022 On 29 June 2022, the Brazilian Superintendence of Private Insurance (“SUSEP”) published Regulation No. 666/2022, setting forth sustainability…

Luiz Gustavo Bezerra, Rodrigo Silva

Brazilian Supreme Court Recognizes the Paris Agreement as a Human Rights Treaty

Brazil - July 9 2022 On 1 July 2022, the Brazilian Supreme Court issued a ruling on ADPF 708 (Ação de Descumprimento de Preceito Fundamental), which is another climate…

Luiz Gustavo Bezerra

NGO Files First-of-Its-Kind Climate Change Lawsuit against Investment Bank in Brazil

Brazil - June 29 2022 In an additional chapter of climate litigation developments in Brazil, a non-governmental organization (NGO) filed a public civil action against the…

Luiz Gustavo Bezerra

Climate Litigation and the Brazilian Supreme Court: A Follow-Up on the “Green Agenda” and the Trial Sessions That Took Place in April and May

Brazil - June 6 2022 In a previous blog post that can be read here, we provided an overview on how - for the first time - the Brazilian Supreme Court had trial sessions…

Luiz Gustavo Bezerra, Victor Rodrigues, Giovanna Silva

Brazilian Federal Decree Introduces Changes to Investigations of Environmental Infractions

Brazil - June 1 2022 On May 24, 2022, the Brazilian Federal Government published Decree No. 11.080/2022, modifying Decree No. 6,514/2008 to adjust the federal…

Luiz Gustavo Bezerra