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10 traps to avoid in drafting arbitration agreements

January 8 2013 Arbitration in Brazil is regulated by Law No. 8,307, of September 23, 1996 (the Brazilian Arbitration Act), which applies to all arbitral proceedings with…

Brazil reduces foreign capital exchange controls

December 7 2012 The Brazilian Government decided to dismantle the capital constraint measures adopted previously to prevent the appreciation of the local currency (Real) to facilitate the raising of foreign credits by Brazilian companies, through foreign currency loans and export financing transactions that imply in the anticipation of funds to the Brazilian exporter by way of advance the export receipt, also known as Advance Payment (Pagamento Antecipado – PA).

Tax haven jurisdictions - haven or hell?

January 8 2013 Although internationally adopted, the expression “tax haven” has not been used in the Brazilian applicable legislation. Brazilian regulatory authorities do…

The Brazilian CRI has now the same tax treatment granted to debentures

November 15 2012 The Brazilian Certificates of Real Estate Receivables (Certificados de Recebíveis Imobiliários – CRI) are securities backed by real estate receivables, which are very similar to mortgage pass-through securities issued in the United States.

Short selling in connection with a public offering in Brazil

December 7 2012 Among its duties, the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (Comissão de Valores Mobiliários – CVM) shall promote the expansion and the regular and efficient operation of the Brazilian stock market, and stimulate permanent investments in the capital stock of publicly-held corporations controlled by local private capital, as well as it shall avoid or prevent any kind of fraud or manipulation intended to create artificial conditions of supply, demand or price of the securities traded on the market1.

Tax haven jurisdictions - haven or hell?

January 8 2013 Although internationally adopted, the expression “tax haven” has not been used in the Brazilian applicable legislation. Brazilian regulatory authorities do…

The Brazilian way to comply with the fiscal goal of the year

January 8 2013 The local newspapers reported an interesting engineering financing transaction structured by the Brazilian Government aiming to increase revenues in last…

10 traps to avoid in drafting arbitration agreements

January 8 2013 Arbitration in Brazil is regulated by Law No. 8,307, of September 23, 1996 (the Brazilian Arbitration Act), which applies to all arbitral proceedings with…

Recent developments in the Brazilian securities market: Part One

December 11 2012 The Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (Comissão de Valores Mobiliários — CVM) is responsible for regulating and overseeing the Brazilian securities market.

CVM relaxes the criteria for fund raising by Brazilian small and medium-size companies

December 7 2012 The Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (Comissão de Valores Mobiliários – CVM) found a way to facilitate fund raising for Brazilian small and medium-size companies with the issuance of shares, without changing the applicable law or regulations.