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17 jul. Internet bill becomes law

On April 23, 2014, during the launch of NETMundial, the Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance, President Dilma Rousseff sanctioned the bill that...

16 jul. The World Cup Law

At the beginning of June, a much-delayed bill was signed into law, the so-called World Cup law. Although the lack of restrictions on the sale of alcohol in stadiums is the mos...

15 jul. 2014 Annual Survey on Foreign Capital in Brazil

The Central Bank of Brazil, through Circular No. 3,602 dated June 25, 2012, has established the Annual Survey on Foreign Capital. The 2014 Survey must be completed by compan...

14 jul. Getting the Deal Through - Mining 2014

Partners Pedro Freitas, Pedro Garcia, Alexandre Calmon and Bruno Chedid collaborated with the 2014 edition of the handbook Getting the Deal Through - Mining, published by Law ...

09 jul. Keeping the lights on

With factories reducing output over the World Cup, giving Brazil’s power grid some breathing room after low rainfall severely reduced hydropower output, Rachel Hall talks to...

04 jul. Markets slow pace of the game

Once the darling of the emerging markets, Latin America’s biggest economy has been on a bit of a downer recently, dogged by doubts, demonstrations and dampened investor sent...

04 jul. CVM Introduces the Stock Investment Fund

On June 25, 2014, the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (“CVM”) enacted CVM Ruling No. 549, effective June 24, 2014...

03 jul. CVM rejects Federal Government‘s settlement proposal

CVM rejects Federal Government‘s settlement proposal for early termination of sanctioning proceeding connected with anticipated renewal of Eletrobras concession agreements...

13 jun. IP rights and new mining code key to Iluka/Vale JV

Brazil’s Veirano Advogados has helped Australia’s Iluka Resources agree with Vale to explore and potentially develop a phosphate mine thought to also contain one of the wo...

11 jun. Slow progress on gas in Argentina and Brazil as Colombia plots LN...

Despite its enormous shale reserves, Argentina could take another decade to become self-sufficient in gas, observed speakers at Latin Lawyer’s Oil and Gas Conference last mo...

VistaBrazil July 2014

July 2014 edition of VistaBrazil, the Firm’s English monthly review of economic, legal and political developments in Brazil.

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