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Due to the covid-19 pandemic and its consequences for the operation of certain services on a global scale, the Central Bank of Brazil (BC) changed the schedule for submission of the Brazilian Assets Abroad Survey (CBE) by means of Circular No...
Since the declaration of the state of public calamity, the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (Cade) has indicated that there will be no relaxation of the application of the Antitrust Law (Law No. 12,529/11) because of the covid-19...
In Rio de Janeiro the deadline for payment of the balance of the Urban Property Tax (IPTU) and the Home Garbage Collection Tax (TCL) for the year 2020 ends on June 5, with no increase for arrears and with a 20% discount. The incentive was granted...
This guide summarizes procedures that your company should follow to resume activities safely. In it, you will find information about: How to identify activities that can be resumed Prior preparation of the working environment Measures to be...
Virginia Pillekamp, Fernanda Sá Freire Figlioulo e  Ana Yoshie Yassuda A recent position of the Federal Supreme Court (STF) established a new chapter in the dispute among the states of the federation over the competence to charge...
On May 21, the House of Representatives approved Bill 1,397/20, which contemplates emergency measures to deal with the effects of the covid-19 pandemic, including amendments to the Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization Law (LRF). The approved...
The Federal Supreme Court (STF) en banc has partially approved an in limine decision issued by Justice Marco Aurélio de Mello as reporting judge for seven Direct Unconstitutionality Suits (ADIs) filed against Executive Order No. 927/20 and...
The covid-19 pandemic led various commercial, industrial, and service providers in Brazil to suspend their activities indefinitely. Thus far, there is no prospect of normalization of economic activity. Although some activities can be carried out...
The serious economic consequences of the covid-19 pandemic put the organization and management capacity of Brazilian regulatory agencies to the test, in addition to requiring adjustment of standards to mitigate the impacts in some extremely...
The crisis caused by the covid-19 pandemic continues to hit various sectors of the economy relentlessly. In Brazil, the domestic air market has been reduced by 90%, while the international market remains practically shut down, according to data...
Liliam F. Yoshikawa, Roberta Danelon Leonhardt, Carolina Castelo Branco, and Camila de Carli Rosellini On May 18, the National Mining Agency (ANM) published Resolution No. 32, which changes the rules for inspection and safety of dams in Brazil...
On May 18, the Federal government published Decree No. 10,350, which regulates Provisional Measure No. 950/20 and provides for the creation of an account for the energy sector to face the state of public calamity recognized by Legislative Decree...
Bill No. 1,179/20, which adapts private law legal relationships (contractual, corporate, real estate, and agricultural, among others) during the covid-19 crisis, is proceeding for presidential signature. The matter was sent to the Office of the...
There is still uncertainty relating to Bill 1,179/20, which provides for a different postponement period. Executive Order (MP) No. 959/20, published on April 29, extended the entry into force of the General Data Protection Law (LGPD) to May 3...
The Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) has initiated the process of a public hearing for the preparation of a new regulatory instruction whose objective is to establish rules for holding of general meetings of debentureholders (AGD)...