JAN
11

Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty between the Brazilian and North American jurisdictions: a review of the constitutionality of the Federal Decree 3.810/01

Ericson M. Scorsim

Technology companies claim that the Brazilian judicial authorities are not applying this Decree, as they request evidence, data, and information directly from the technology companies that have their data are stored in data centers located in the USA.

DEC
13
2017

Net neutrality: the regulatory debate on its flexibility in the USA and Brazil

Ericson M. Scorsim

The FCC Fact Sheet - Restoring Internet Freedom claims that the current regulation does not encourage new investments in the telecommunications´ infrastructure network.

NOV
27
2017

The Public Hearing of Facebook, Google, and Twitter at the US Senate on the Russian Influence on the 2016 USA Presidential Campaign

Ericson M. Scorsim

According to the debates held by the US Senate and the news broadcast by the expert media, the Russian actions were carried out through the purchase of advertisement on Facebook and Google

NOV
20
2017

CADE is examining the AT&T and Time Warner Economic concentration deal, with repercussions on Sky Brasil

Ericson M. Scorsim

AT&T, a telecommunications company, and Time Warner, a Pay TV programming licensing company, both with headquarters in the United States, required the approval of their merger before CADE, in Brazil.

NOV
2
2017
OCT
11
2017

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
2017

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
2017

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
2017

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
2017

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.

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