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eSocial is coming - is your Brazilian company ready?
  • TMF Group
  • Brazil
  • March 10 2017

Following an extension to the original implementation timeline, Brazilian companies should now be preparing to use eSocial - the country's digital

What's wrong with WhatsApp?
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia, Brazil
  • July 22 2016

On 20 July 2016, a court in Brazil temporarily blocked access to WhatsApp on the basis that its owner, Facebook, had shown "total disrespect for

Brazilian public telecommunications company may now act in the broadband sector
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • May 4 2011

The Brazilian Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL) has authorised the Brazilian public telecommunications company to operate in the broadband market by conceding the right to explore the Multimedia Communication Service with no exclusivity and for an indefinite period of time.

The Brazilian Insurance Regulator "SUSEP" issues two new resolutions against global insurers and reinsurers
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Brazil
  • April 21 2011

With the aim to develop the Brazilian insurance market, the Brazilian Insurance Regulator "SUSEP" has issued two new resolutions, resolution number 224 and number 225, which have been strongly criticized by the market.

Government to use police frequency band for broadband internet
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • March 9 2011

The Ministry of Communications has announced that the 450 MHz frequency band, which is currently being used by the Federal Police, will be used to provide high-speed broadband internet to rural areas by 2012.

Bill on pay television gets committee approval
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • February 1 2010

On 2 December 2009, the Committee of Science, Technology, Communication and Information Technology of the Brazilian House of Representatives approved Bill of Law No. 292007, which regulates the organisation and exploitation of pay television services.

Social security contributions for IT companies reduced
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • October 14 2009

On 21 August 2009, the President of Brazil ratified a new decree creating tax benefits including reductions in the social security contributions paid by companies that provide information technology (IT) services or communications and IT services, including systems and software development, programming, data processing, software licensing, consulting, and maintenance and support services.

Non-traditional trademarks
  • Dannemann Siemsen Advogados
  • Brazil
  • July 1 2009

Companies around the world are increasingly adopting new ways to communicate the attributes of their brands to consumers.