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Friday, 15 December, 2023

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Brazilian Central Bank Launches Public Consultation on Virtual Assets

The Central Bank of Brazil ("BCB") started last Thursday (December 14) the long-awaited process of regulating virtual asset service providers in Brazil. MORE.

Friday, 15 December, 2023

Gas Tariffs: Call for Public Hearing

On 8/1/24 at 9 AM, the public hearing convened today by ENARGAS will be held virtually, where the transitory adjustment of the rates of the public gas transmission and distribution service will be considered. MORE.

Wednesday, 13 December, 2023

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Meet Our New Member DRET Legal, Colombia

Ranked by Chambers Latin America, Leaders League, and Legal 500, Colombian law firm DRET Legal provides practical and strategic counsel that anticipates and responds to client needs. MORE.

Tuesday, 12 December, 2023

Ally Law Expands in Paraguay

We welcome  Zacarías & Fernández as our newest Latin America firm! MORE.

Thursday, 7 December, 2023

New Regulations of the IGJ on Associations of Professionals in Economic Sciences

On December 5, 2023, the General Inspectorate of Justice ("IGJ") issued IGJ General Resolution No 16/2023. MORE.

Tuesday, 5 December, 2023

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The Impact of “Nearshoring” in Mexican Banking Deals

Felipe FernandezAlfredo GomezMauricio Jaime and Patricio Yañez share their perspectives in the following article published in Chambers & Partners on the impact of nearshoring on Mexican banking and finance transactions and other key trends and developments in Mexico. MORE.

Monday, 4 December, 2023

Gifts to Public Officials – Argentina’s Ban

In Argentina, public officials are prohibited from receiving gifts, except those of courtesy or part of diplomatic custom. MORE.

Wednesday, 15 November, 2023

General Resolution IGJ 14/2023

A new resolution of the General Inspectorate of Justice ("IGJ") obliges those companies classified within section IV of the General Companies Law ("LGS"). MORE.

Thursday, 9 November, 2023

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Women in the Job Market

Since 2022, when the Employ + Women Law (14,457/22) was enacted, there has been a trend toward valuing women's work, reinforced with the Equal Pay Law (14,611/23). MORE.

Wednesday, 8 November, 2023

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Software: the Challenge of Copyright Protection

The protection of software as intellectual property in Brazil is carried out by the copyright system. MORE.

Monday, 6 November, 2023

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Cascione Advogados Hosts AI Event

On October 25th, we welcomed customers, partners, and friends to Cascione at an event on Artificial Intelligence: A Path of No Return. MORE.

Wednesday, 1 November, 2023

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VGF Advises Cemex on Revolving Long-Term Notes Program

VGF advised CEMEX, a leading multinational cement and building materials company, in its return to the Mexican debt market, through the establishment of a revolving long-term notes program for up to MXN$20 billion (approximately USD$1.1 billion) and the initial issuance of sustainability-linked notes thereunder. MORE.

Monday, 30 October, 2023

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Amendments to Mexican Law Establish Rules for Remote Shareholder and Board Meetings

VGF has published a "Law Insight", summarizing recent amendments to Mexico's Business Companies Law that formally allow meetings of shareholders and directors to be conducted remotely, via platforms such as Zoom and Teams. Although after the COVID-19 pandemic this had already become common practice, it was not formally recognized in the law, which created legal uncertainty and varying practices across companies. MORE.

Thursday, 26 October, 2023

Relevant Ruling on State Responsibility for Suspension of Contracting With the Administration

The case “Alimentos Generales SA and Otro c/ en-M Desarrollo Social s/ Damages and Damages” refers to a lawsuit filed by Alimentos Generales SA (AGSA) and Mr. Jorge Alberto Baudino against the National State (National Executive Branch, Head of the Cabinet of Ministers and Ministry of Social Development). MORE.

Tuesday, 24 October, 2023

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Brazilian Member Recognized by Leaders League

Cascione Advogados is once again recognized by Leaders League Brazil, one of the main legal rankings, in ten practice areas. MORE.

Tuesday, 24 October, 2023

DNU 549/93 – New “Exporter Dollar”

What you need to know about the new Decree 549/23. MORE.

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