Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD)

On July 09, 2019, Law 13.853/2019 was published in the Brazilian Official Gazette. Such Law was enacted as a result of the ratification of the Provisional Measure (Medida Provisória) 869/2018, which amended Law 13.709/2018 referred to as the Brazilian Data Protection Law (“LGPD”). Law 13.853/2019 has removed some provisions set forth in the original version […]

Companies – Annual Approval of the Accounts

In accordance with the Brazilian corporate law, an annual partners meeting shall be held within four months following the end of the fiscal year with the following main purposes: (i) approval of the management accounts; (ii) discussion and approval of the balance sheet and the financial statement; and (iii) designation of the members of the […]

Pre-litigation action as means to prevent disputes in times of crisis

With the lingering economic crisis – pushed by the political crisis, in a certain way -, the business class is dealing with the disruption of the invisible hand of the market, which worries the economists and instigates the jurists to find solutions in order to fulfill the principle of preservation of legal acts, in spite […]

Costa Tavares and Azevedo Sette agree engineering sale

Thursday, 5 January 2017 (1 week ago) by Emilio Demetriou-Jones LATIN LAWYER (Link)​ ​​​ Brazilian firm Costa e Tavares Paes Advogados has helped water utility company Aegea Saneamento e Participações acquire 100% of the capital stock of engineering company Sonel Engenharia. Azevedo Sette Advogados advised the sellers, construction company Construtora Aterpa, in the deal which […]

RERCT – Regularization of Investment Abroad

Law No 13.54/2016 created the Special Regimen for Tax and Exchange Regularization – RERCT aiming to enable a differentiated regularization of goods and rights of lawful origin kept abroad.