Our collaborative Latin American legal team delivers local business intelligence and value with global depth and reach.
Our collaborative Latin American legal team delivers local business intelligence and value with global depth and reach.
Thursday, 28 July, 2022

New “Soy Dollar”

As of 7/27/22, producers or operators of grains for marketing who sell soybeans to a buyer who will export them directly or as a result of a production process carried out in Argentina, and who do not export those goods on their own account, may use the pesos charged for those sales until 8/31/22 as follows. MORE

Wednesday, 27 July, 2022

Carbon Credits and ESG: Environmental Licensing, Disasters and Mining

Our environmental law partner Rafael Fernando Feldmann participated in the 10th episode of webseries on Carbon Credits and ESG, produced by ECOA PUC-Rio, with the theme "Environment: Environmental Licensing, Disasters and Mining" where it was discussed when an enterprise should be licensed or not and by whom. MORE

Wednesday, 27 July, 2022

Tax Talks: Premium Payment After the Labor Reform

In another Tax Talks, the tax lawyer Jéssica Passarini Messias talks with Bianca Caruso Fortunato Freire Spörl, a labor law lawyer, about awards awarded to employees after the Labor Reform. MORE

Monday, 25 July, 2022

The New Fatal, Non-Fatal, Dangerous Incident and Occupational Disease Notification Forms Are Published

The publication of the new forms occurs in the context of the modifications of article 1 of Supreme Decree No 012-2014-TR, which approved the Single Registry of Information on work accidents, dangerous incidents and occupational diseases, and of article 110 of the Regulations of the Law on Safety and Health at Work, provided by Supreme Decree No 006-2022-TR, published on April 28, 2022. MORE

Monday, 25 July, 2022

Country “Kills” More Than One Partnership With the Private Sector per Day

Our partner Felipe Estefam collaborated with ESTADÃO on how legal uncertainty, lack of planning and issues with the MP and TCU prevent PPPs projects from going ahead. MORE

Friday, 22 July, 2022


We want to thank the probono team of Richards, Cardinal, Tützer, Zabala & Zaefferer SC, Accenture Argentina for the joint work and the legal advice provided. MORE

Friday, 22 July, 2022

“A” 7553: Government Authorizes Import Payments of Inputs

Communication "A" 7553 of the BCRA allowed the payment of imports of goods through the foreign exchange market ("MLC"), to the extent that the following conditions are met. MORE

Friday, 22 July, 2022

“A” 7552: More Restrictions on Payments Abroad

BCRA Communication “A” 7552 established that in order to access the foreign exchange market to make payments abroad, it must be declared that there are no CEDEARs and/or available liquid foreign assets that together exceed USD 100,000; otherwise, prior authorization from the BCRA will be required. MORE

Friday, 22 July, 2022

“A” 7551: The Tourist Dollar

Communication "A" 7551 of the BCRA provides that entities authorized to operate in exchange may receive foreign currency bills from non-resident tourists to carry out, on their own behalf and order, "MEP Dollar" operations, declaring that in the last 30 days they did not carry out operations in excess of USD 5,000 in all the entities. MORE

Friday, 22 July, 2022

Law No 20038 on Electronic Check

On May 27, 2022, Law No 20038 was enacted, which introduces certain amendments to Decree-Law No 14412 (“Check Law”), and the General Process Code (“CGP”); In this way, the digitization of checks and electronic checks as instruments of the payment system is enabled. MORE

Friday, 22 July, 2022

Digital Constitution of SAS

The General Directorate of Registries regulated the procedure for the Registration of a Simplified Stock Company (SAS) by generating a Manual for Citizens and instructions for carrying out the procedure online. MORE

Friday, 22 July, 2022

Proposals on Tax Matters of the New Government

Bearing in mind that the new national government will take office on August 7, 2022, it is important to identify the proposals that have been put forward for a Structural Tax Reform without Privileges, which satisfies the constitutional principles of fairness, progressivity and efficiency. MORE

Friday, 22 July, 2022

Adjustments in the Implementation of Telework as a Work Modality

On July 18, 2022, the Ministry of Labor issued Decree 1227 of 2022, which seeks to eliminate difficulties in the implementation of Telework as a work modality. MORE

Friday, 22 July, 2022

WIA Podcast 33: Current Competitive Issues at CADE Court

In the 33rd episode of the WIA Podcast, Maíra Isabel Saldanha Rodrigues interviewed CADE's counselor Lenisa Prado, and among other topics, the Counselor shared her view on the topics that are in focus in the CADE Court, as well as shared her experiences, trajectories and left a message about women's union. MORE

Thursday, 21 July, 2022

The Corporate Reorganization in the Port Sector

In an article published in Valor Econômico, our partners Eduardo Boulos and Felipe Estefam address the important regulatory achievements in the waterway transportation sector, which have given greater clarity about corporate transactions. MORE

Thursday, 21 July, 2022

Overview of Competition Law and International Trade No 33

Read in the 33rd edition of our Overview of Competition Law and International Trade:

• CADE approves acquisition of control of Gaspetro by Compass
• CADE approves, with restrictions, acquisition of Extrafarma by Pague Menos
• CADE Court determines the establishment of an Administrative Inquiry in the market for air miles programs
• CADE concludes 19 agreements in infrastructure market investigations
• Companies pay R$ 883,000 for gun jumping
• Decree excludes capatazia expenses from the calculation of customs value
• SECEX initiates two revisions of rights applied to China's steel products. MORE

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