Brazil’s Ministry of Mines and Energy recently announced two initiatives to attract international investment in the mining sector, including opening a previously reserved area to private exploration and reducing restrictions on foreign ownership of projects along Brazil’s border area.
May 02, 2017
In a move expected to signal a return to investment in Brazil’s oil and gas sector, the government has announced the timetable of oil and gas auctions for 2017-2019.
April 20, 2017
On 14 September 2016, the Brazilian tax authorities published the Normative Instruction (NI) Nr. 1,658 dated 13 September 2016 in the Official Journal of Brazilian Federal Executive. This NI amends Brazilian Tax Haven List that was first published in 2010.
September 20, 2016
On March 3, in San Diego, California, the US Department of Justice Fraud Section Senior Deputy Chief, Patrick Stokes, warned companies to approach US authorities.
March 21, 2016
Brazil Update: Uncertainty over the recognition of registered ship mortgages in Brazil
March 11, 2016
Business ethics and anti-corruption regulation and enforcement are at the forefront of the issues facing all businesses today. Standards have changed...
September 26, 2015
The long-awaited regulations to Brazil’s Anti-Corruption Law (Lei no. 12,846/2013) were finally...
March 23, 2015
On Friday, November 21, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras, received a subpoena from the...
December 08, 2014
Brazil is the world's fifth most populous country and its GDP has grown by an average of 2.9% annually over the course of the last decade.
November 19, 2014
Offshore equipment suppliers who have maritime charters offshore Brazil, and their lenders, need to be aware of a significant new Brazilian tax issue.
September 24, 2014