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The covid-19 pandemic has had an impact on the actions of the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) in the application of Law No. 12,529/11 (the Antitrust Law). The agency has maintained its activities with some adaptations in routine...
Published with the objective of mitigating the economic losses resulting from the covid-19 pandemic, Executive Order No. 927/20, of March 22 (MP 927/20), also sought to ensure compliance with the constitutional principles of a broad defense and...
“We have before us an ordeal of the most grievous kind. We have before us many, many long months of struggle and of suffering.” Winston Churchill A comparative analysis of the curves of the number of infected and the mortality of the new...
Executive Order No. 927/20 (MP 927/20) provided in its article 13 that, during the state of public emergency in Brazil due to the covid-19 pandemic, employers may accelerate federal, state, district, and municipal non-religious holidays, upon...
The covid-19 pandemic is becoming more and more perplexing as society and market players realize the extension of its effects on the economy and the business environment globally. This article seeks to address the impacts caused by this crisis on...
Within the package of measures promulgated by the federal government on March 22 (Executive Order No. 927/20 (MP 927/20) to change labor relations guidelines in Brazil during the covid-19 pandemic, three articles directly amend the rules on...
Faced with the state of public emergency recognized by Legislative Decree No. 6, of March 20, and the public health emergency of international importance due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus (covid-19), the federal government published...
With increasing restrictions on the free movement of people and on the regular functioning of public agencies due to the covid-19 pandemic, most environmental agencies have taken steps to minimize the impacts of the virus on administrative...
Executive Order No. 927/20 (MP 927), which sets forth labor measures to address the state of public emergency resulting from the covid-19 pandemic, establishes that cases of contamination by the coronavirus will not be considered occupational...
Executive Order No. 927/20 (MP 927/20), enacted on March 22, provides for labor measures that may be adopted by employers to confront the state of public emergency decreed as a result of the covid-19 pandemic. In order to preserve jobs and reduce...
Executive Order No. 927 ("MP 927"), published on March 22, amended the laws and regulations governing the labor measures that may be adopted by employers to preserve employment and income and to confront the coronavirus (covid-19) while the state...
The State Court Judicial Review Boards are issuing guidelines for the provision of extrajudicial services, notary publics, and registry offices due to the covid-19 pandemic.   This movement stems from Recommendation No. 45, issued by the...
The National Monetary Council (CMN) issued two new resolutions on March 16 to ease prudential regulatory constraints imposed on banks in an attempt to maintain the flow of credit in the Brazilian economy and stimulate economic activity. The first...
The covid-19 pandemic affects, more or less severely, the most varied sectors of the economy, preventing or generating difficulties for companies and individuals in fulfilling their contracts. In this situation, what are the applicable legal...
The Judiciary, although not in a uniform manner, has formalized some guidelines for confronting the coronavirus pandemic. Some courts have suspended attendance to the public, hearings, in-person trial sessions, except for urgent measures and the...