MAY
13

Process of setting up branches of foreign entities in Brazil is now electronic

Enrique Tello Hadad and Fernanda Nakada

The new rule aims at reducing the bureaucracy and, consequently, the time required for the process of setting up branches of foreign entities in the Brazil.

APR
15

The United Kingdom discusses new rules to regulate online content to protect user safety

Ericson M. Scorsim

The United Kingdom is seeking to build a new regulatory framework for online content, by holding technology companies accountable for the content they distribute and promoting the duty of care with regard to protecting the users of digital services.

APR
11

Brazilian Federal Senate approves change in the publication rules of notices of general meetings and other documents in corporations

Enrique Tello Hadad e Fernanda Nakada

The bill will now be submitted to the sanction of the president of the Republic and, if approved, the new rules, with exception of the dismissal of publication of the corporate documents in the Official Gazette (which will become effective as of January 1, 2022), will be valid as of their publication.

APR
5

The European Union’s Strategic Outlook on China: Security Aspects of the 5G Networks

Ericson M. Scorsim

This text is based on the main aspects of that official document, focusing on the matter of cybersecurity in the 5G networks.

APR
3

Provisional Measure 876/19 speeds up the process of incorporating a company in Brazil

Enrique Tello Hadad e Fernanda Nakada

It is worth pointing out that Provisional Measures in Brazil are instruments with force of law adopted by the country’s President. They have immediate effects and are valid for 60 (sixty) days, extendable for the same period. To be converted into law, the National Congress must approve them.

MAR
14

Huawei Sues USA Due to Ban on the Use of its Equipment by American Agencies

Ericson M. Scorsim

The Chinese company Huawei is suing the United States government for barring procurement agreements related to the supply of telecommunication equipment to federal agencies.

MAR
11

DNPM Extinction

Mariana Mendonça Balga

This is one of the acts of implementation of the new Brazilian Mining Regulatory Framework, an issue that had been on the government agenda for many years and culminated in organizational, administrative and legal changes in the mining law.

FEB
25

Anti-crime bill of minister Sérgio Moro

Mariana Cardoso Magalhães

The bill was sent to the National Congress on February 13, 2019 for analysis, with voting scheduled for this year.

FEB
19

Decree decreases the effectiveness of the information access law

Mariana Cardoso Magalhães

This decree conflicts directly with one of the Brazilian initiatives best seen in these times of anti-corruption, which was the entry into the Open Government Partnership (OGP), which took place in 2011 and led to the drafting of the access to information law.

FEB
14

The State of the art of right to freedom of religion in Russia

Wilson Knoner Campos

Time to see if OHCHR will take a step towards demanding legally binding of UDHR and other legal tools to exemplarily not only sanction Russia but to enforce all necessary means to release Dennis Christensen from illegal imprisonment due to his mere exercising of right to freedom of religion.

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