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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

Thank-You

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

Wednesday, 20 July, 2022

The Powers of OSINERGMIN as Tax Administration of Contributions to the General Directorate of Electricity of MINEM

In the following article, Luisa Peralta Aquino, an associate of Santiváñez Abogados, distinguishes between the competences of the Supervisory Agency for Investment in Energy and Mining (OSINERGMIN) and the Ministry of Energy and Mines (MINEM), regarding the collection of tax contributions made by companies in the electric sector. MORE

Wednesday, 20 July, 2022

Specialists Celebrate CVM Changes in Rules That Regulate Public Offerings

Our partner Fábio Souza Aranha Cascione collaborated with Money Times on changes made by CVM in the rules governing public offerings of financial assets that were disclosed last week. MORE

Wednesday, 20 July, 2022

Gerdau and Shell Create Joint Venture for Solar Energy Generation

The Competition Law and International Trade team of Cascione Advogados represented both companies, Gerdau and Shell, in the notification to the Administrative Council of Economic Defense (Cade) of the operation that results in the creation of a joint venture between the companies to explore a solar power generation park in Janaúba (MG). MORE

Tuesday, 19 July, 2022

Resolution of the Anti-Corruption Office

We share the Resolution of the Anti-Corruption Office (OA) where the complaint made by the Deputy of the Nation María Dolores Martínez for alleged irregularities in the procedure of mandatory tests required under Administrative Decision 268/2021 is treated. MORE

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