NOV
2
OCT
11

Brazilian anti-corruption law and new trends for government criminal investigations after the "Car Wash" probe

Luis Carlos Dias Torres and Andrea Vainer

The corruption scheme that was revealed by the Car Wash Task Force was so great that it caused substantial repercussions outside the courtroom.

SEP
20

Enlargement of the list of operations that are prohibited to brazilian financial institutions

Welson H. Lassali Rodrigues

The Brazilian Federal Government decided to enlarge the list of persons to whom the local financial institutions are prevented from granting loans, so as to try to turn the administration of the financial system broader and more effective.

SEP
13

Angel investors in Brazil

Welson H. Lassali Rodrigues

Such local start-ups cannot (i) take part in other incorporated entities as equity investors; or (ii) be incorporated as privately-held corporations ("sociedades por ações").

SEP
1

The USA Supreme Court: the discussion of the right to privacy in the digital era

The discussion is raised by technology companies Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter, Airbnb, Cisco, Dropbox, Mozilla, Snapchat, and the telecommunications company Verizon.

MAY
5

Stairway to heaven: Angel investment in Brazilian startups

Gabriel Rios Corrêa and Isadora Ramos de Albuquerque Lima

Among those that normally fall under the accredited investor definition are the so-called "angel investors". Although this term gained usage in the last decade or so, especially in connection with high-tech startups, this kind of investor is not new.

MAR
15

Eventual Influences of Common Law on the Brazilian Legal System

Rita de Cássia Carvalho Lopes

In regards to standardised legal decisions, at present identical cases can be judged in different ways, depending on each judge´s thought or the understanding on each State Trial in the country.

MAR
6

Opportunities in Brazil’s New Infrastructure Program

Paulo Eduardo Penna and Luisa Shinzato de Pinho

The new law touches on important issues that have been a point of concern of many companies in their dealings with the Brazilian government.

NOV
7
2016

Sensitive issues under Brazil labor agreements

Patrícia Vilhena

The employee and employer rights and obligations are set forth in the Brazilian Federal Constitution, the Brazilian Labor Law, in specific legislation, and in the union or collective agreements.

NOV
4
2016

EB-5 2.0: The evolution of US permanent residency through investment

Reza Rahbaran

The goal of the EB-5 program is to encourage foreign investment in the US economy by offering foreign entrepreneurs and their families a quick path to permanent US residency

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