Highlights of the week

At this moment when the legal function of regulating agencies in Brazil has become a hot topic, the power / duty that current law has granted to agencies deserves reflection. Assuming that all power derives from the constitutional power, the...
Law firms invest time and money in all kinds of actions. Law firms are going beyond pro bono – providing free of charge services for social institutions -- and their social action becomes more and more frequent. At Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e...
Eduardo Avila de Castro, an associate with Machado, Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados, gives his opinion on the STJ (High Court of Justice) Digests 290 and 291. The first one sets forth that the beneficiary of private pension plans is not responsible...
Under the programme, notes issued by Cosipa benefit from an unconditional and irrevocable guarantee by Usiminas granted under a deed of guarantee. Notes issued by Usiminas count as unsecured obligations. The companies can issue Euro Medium Term...