K.LEX Portugal Advogados joins IR as the exclusive Life Sciences Member in Portugal

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Daniel Torres Gonçalves of K.LEX Portugal Advogados. Daniel has joined IR as our exclusive Life Sciences member in Portugal. At K.LEX, we intend to provide our clients with practical and efficient legal solutions, in a variety of different sectors. This is due to […]

Daniel Torres GonçalvesManaging Partner, K.LEX Portugal Advogados

Gonçalo Cerejeira Namora participates in the IR Global Guide – International Governance: The Risks You Face as a Global Director

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers As companies continue to look for opportunities in global markets, directors from diverse jurisdictions are hired to serve on the boards of foreign businesses as well as domestic ones that have operations and assets in other countries. Enterprises across the world look for directors from other jurisdictions for any number of […]

Gonçalo Cerejeira NamoraSenior Associate, Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão

Eduardo Castro Marques participates in the IR Global Guide – International Governance: The Risks You Face as a Global Director

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers As companies continue to look for opportunities in global markets, directors from diverse jurisdictions are hired to serve on the boards of foreign businesses as well as domestic ones that have operations and assets in other countries. Enterprises across the world look for directors from other jurisdictions for any number of […]

Eduardo Castro MarquesPartner, Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão

“Immigration and the Covid-19 pandemic”

Managing Associate of the Immigration Department of VCA, Patrícia Valadas Coriel, wrote about the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Portuguese immigration. “(…) it is my belief those choosingto ask for a second passport or a residency permit will in future focus more heavily onthe quality of life, decent and efficient healthcare, stable economies and […]

Patricia Valadas CorielManaging Associate, Valadas Coriel & Associados

New rules on acts undertaken through electronic means of communication: particularly, commercial registry acts

Decree-Law nr. 16/2020 of April 15 (the “Decree-Law”) established a set of exceptional and temporary rules related to undertaking of several actions through electronic means of communication. The Decree-Law, safe for its article 5, came into force on April 16 and shall remain in force until June 30, 2020. With the purpose of creating the […]

Manuel MagalhãesPartner, Sérvulo & Associados

Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão Add New Practice Area in Data Privacy & Security to their IR Global Membership Gonçalo

Your fellow members; Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão the exclusive Mergers & Acquisitions and Employment Law (Corporate) member in Portugal, are pleased to announce an addition of a new practice area Data Privacy & Security to their IR Global membership. This new position adds further strength to their membership and offers further support for fellow members in the […]

Gonçalo Cerejeira NamoraSenior Associate, Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão

Extraordinary measures endorsing the liquidity of families and companies: mitigation of the tax impact of the “moratorium” on the repayment of loans

Considering the current economic and social circumstances brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, and following the renewal of the declaration of a state of emergency, the Secretary of State for Tax Affairs has clarified, through Order No. 138/2020-XXII, the stamp duty rules applying to cases of deferral of the repayment of loans, as well as to […]

Manuel MagalhãesPartner, Sérvulo & Associados

Impact of Covid-19 on general meetings of commercial companies

The exceptional circumstances currently being experienced cannot fail to be considered by the corporate bodies of commercial companies, both the management and the bodies where the shareholders participate. In Portugal, Decree-Law No. 10-A/2020 was published on March 13, establishing exceptional and temporary measures related to the present epidemiological situation. With relevance to corporate law, article […]

Manuel MagalhãesPartner, Sérvulo & Associados

State Aid in a Pandemic Time – the New Temporary Framework of the European Commission

One of the main characteristics of the time of COVID-19 is the constant adaptation required from societies, undertakings, persons, governmental institutions, either national or supranational, in order to balance the demands of public health (which is a responsibility of the States) with the need to keep the economy and society running. During this time, as Sérvulo […]

Manuel MagalhãesPartner, Sérvulo & Associados

Support measures to companies and credit line Capitalizar 2018 – COVID 19

In response to the difficulties faced by the companies whose activity is affected by the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Portuguese Government has approved, by the Council of Ministers Resolution no. 10-A/2020, of 13 March (amended by the Council of Ministers Resolution no. 11-A/2020, of 23 March), a set of measures to provide […]

Manuel MagalhãesPartner, Sérvulo & Associados