Experts diverge on gas issue in Russia-Ukraine conflict

Russia has announced that it has cut off gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria as the countries have failed to comply with trade agreements. A decision that the European Union (EU) called blackmail. And with that, it put European countries on high alert. For Luciana ReisReis, a specialist in the oil, gas, infrastructure and energy sector, […]

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Rhein Schirato & Meireles joins IR as the exclusive Administrative Law Member in Brazil

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Renata Meireles of Rhein Schirato & Meireles. Renata has joined IR as our exclusive Administrative Law Member in Brazil. Renata is a lawyer that has been dealing with various matters related to Administrative Law, Infrastructure and Urban Regulations for over 13 […]

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A barrel at US$ 300, gasoline at R$ 15? Oil price scares the world

The US decision to ban the purchase of Russian oil raises fears of escalating inflation in the world. Experts assess the scenario US President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday (3/8) the ban on imports of Russian oil into the country, as another measure to impact Russia’s economy due to the war in Ukraine. In his speech, […]

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New Pregnancy Law Is As Disastrous As Its Predecessor

Law 14,311/2022, enacted on March 8 by the Federal Government, reaches the forty-five of the second half to replace Law 14,151/21, and will be of little use to pregnant women and their employers. The text comes into force almost a year after it was proposed and is practically losing its purpose in the face of the […]

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Expert explains current NFT gaming scenario and legal limits involved

The topic is still controversial in the games industry, but major developers have already signaled interest in this new business model. The popularity of NFT games is a topic that is at the top of discussions in the billion-dollar video game industry. Gambling with “non-fungible tokens” — in free translation — is yet another initiative by […]

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See what are the main changes in the prudential rules of IPs

The Central Bank published, this Friday, the improvement of prudential rules for IPs, which will have rules proportional to their size and complexity. The new rules take effect in January 2023 and full implementation will take place in January 2025, to ensure time for IPs to adjust their internal controls and adjust their equity structure. […]

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Central Bank publishes SPI Regulation and IP account

The Central Bank of Brazil released new Regulations for the Instant Payments System (SPI) and the Instant Payments Account (Conta PI). The SPI is the centralized infrastructure for real-time gross settlement of instant payments that result in the transfer of funds between its participants holding an IP Account at the Central Bank. BCB Resolution No. […]

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Private propriety

Laudêmio: the ‘prince tax’ in Petrópolis Fair or not, collection originates from a private law relationship and cannot be confused with taxes The regrettable tragedy that occurred in Petrópolis (RJ) last week has drawn attention to the collection of laudêmio, referred to by the press as “the prince’s tax”, which is reverted to the “imperial […]

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Tax Dispute

Disputes on the Taxation on ICMS-VAT-Tax rate (DIFAL) in Brazil. Year 2022 in Brazil began with a challenging tax dispute. The Supplementary Act No. 32/2021, has been conceived to put an end to years of legal controversy over the collection of the tax rate (DIFAL in ICMS-VAT-Tax) in interstate operations that destine goods to final […]

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New Brazilian Act amending article No. 289 of the Brazilian Corporations Act.

As of January 1st, 2022, companies and corporations in the format of S.A. -“Corporations” – are exempted from publishing their financial statements and minutes of General Meetings in the Official Gazette, among other documents of mandatory publication under Federal Act No. 6.404/1976(Brazilian Corporations Act – “S.A. Act”). It is worth remembering that the Federal ActNo. […]

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