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Insurance Brokerage Will No Longer Be a...

The Federal Government revoked Law No. 4.594/1964 that regulates the insurance brokerage activities in Brazil and removed insurance brokers as one of the players under the oversight of the Superintendence of Private Insurance (SUSEP).   The Provisional Measure (MP) No. 905 issued on November 11, 2019 intends to deregulate some labor rules to incentive the […]

PM 905/2019 – Green and Yellow Em...

Please be advised that, on November 12 2019 (Tuesday), the Provisional Measure 905/2019 was published creating the Green and Yellow employment contract, as well as changing the labor and social security legislation. a) Green and Yellow Employment Contract The Green and Yellow program was launched to stimulate job creation to individuals from 18 to 29 […]

NEW BPTO’S RESOLUTIONS PUBLISHED ...

In order to comply with the Madrid Protocol, which will be effective as of October 2, 2019 in Brazil, the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BPTO) published in the Electronic Official Bulletin No. 2539, of September 3, 2019, two resolutions that deal with the following points: (i) co-ownership trademark registration; and (ii) division of trademark […]

BPTO PUBLISHED LATEST RESOLUTIONS ON TH...

As part of the preparation to start operating the Madrid Protocol on October 2, 2019, the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BPTO) published in the Electronic Official Bulletin No. 2540, of September 10, 2019, two new resolutions that deal with the following points: (i) multiclass trademark registration; and (ii) trademark registration under the Madrid Protocol […]

Ordinance of Ministry of Economy no. 53...

On September 29, 2019, the Minister of Economy Mr. Paulo Guedes issued the Ordinance ME no. 531 creating the Federal Tax Administration Committee (“COSAT”), which is liable to issue and establish binding precedents for the Administrative Tax Appeals Council (CARF) and National Treasury’s General Prosecution Office (PGFN). The aforementioned Ordinance does not foresee, in the […]

Amendments to the Conversion of Fines P...

On October 8, 2019, the amendments established by the Federal Decree No. 9,760/2019 to the Decree No. 6.514/2008 regarding the Conversion of Fines Program and the federal procedural framework for environmental infractions (IBAMA and ICMBio) will come into force. Those who already expressed interest in the Conversion of Fines Program will have to file a […]

Additional SAT Contribution must be pai...

On September 23, 2019, it was published the Interpretative Act RFB no. 02/2019, which refers to the additional social security contribution to fund the special retirement (article 292 Normative Ruling RFB N. 971/2009), the so-called Additional SAT Contribution. The Act interprets in a broad way that the company should pay social security contribution even if […]

Biodiversity – CGen Resolution ap...

On October 11, 2019, Resolution No. 23 was published to repeal Resolution No. 14, both issued by the National Council of Genetic Heritage Management (“CGen”). The new Resolution adjusts the deadline related to the availability of the National System for the Management of Genetic Heritage and Associated Traditional Knowledge (“SISGEN”) to register activities involving access […]

Insurance Brokerage Will No Longer Be a...

The Federal Government revoked Law No. 4.594/1964 that regulates the insurance brokerage activities in Brazil and removed insurance brokers as one of the players under the oversight of the Superintendence of Private Insurance (SUSEP).   The Provisional Measure (MP) No. 905 issued on November 11, 2019 intends to deregulate some labor rules to incentive the […]

PM 905/2019 – Green and Yellow Em...

Please be advised that, on November 12 2019 (Tuesday), the Provisional Measure 905/2019 was published creating the Green and Yellow employment contract, as well as changing the labor and social security legislation. a) Green and Yellow Employment Contract The Green and Yellow program was launched to stimulate job creation to individuals from 18 to 29 […]

NEW BPTO’S RESOLUTIONS PUBLISHED ...

In order to comply with the Madrid Protocol, which will be effective as of October 2, 2019 in Brazil, the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BPTO) published in the Electronic Official Bulletin No. 2539, of September 3, 2019, two resolutions that deal with the following points: (i) co-ownership trademark registration; and (ii) division of trademark […]

BPTO PUBLISHED LATEST RESOLUTIONS ON TH...

As part of the preparation to start operating the Madrid Protocol on October 2, 2019, the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BPTO) published in the Electronic Official Bulletin No. 2540, of September 10, 2019, two new resolutions that deal with the following points: (i) multiclass trademark registration; and (ii) trademark registration under the Madrid Protocol […]

Ordinance of Ministry of Economy no. 53...

On September 29, 2019, the Minister of Economy Mr. Paulo Guedes issued the Ordinance ME no. 531 creating the Federal Tax Administration Committee (“COSAT”), which is liable to issue and establish binding precedents for the Administrative Tax Appeals Council (CARF) and National Treasury’s General Prosecution Office (PGFN). The aforementioned Ordinance does not foresee, in the […]

Amendments to the Conversion of Fines P...

On October 8, 2019, the amendments established by the Federal Decree No. 9,760/2019 to the Decree No. 6.514/2008 regarding the Conversion of Fines Program and the federal procedural framework for environmental infractions (IBAMA and ICMBio) will come into force. Those who already expressed interest in the Conversion of Fines Program will have to file a […]

Additional SAT Contribution must be pai...

On September 23, 2019, it was published the Interpretative Act RFB no. 02/2019, which refers to the additional social security contribution to fund the special retirement (article 292 Normative Ruling RFB N. 971/2009), the so-called Additional SAT Contribution. The Act interprets in a broad way that the company should pay social security contribution even if […]

Biodiversity – CGen Resolution ap...

On October 11, 2019, Resolution No. 23 was published to repeal Resolution No. 14, both issued by the National Council of Genetic Heritage Management (“CGen”). The new Resolution adjusts the deadline related to the availability of the National System for the Management of Genetic Heritage and Associated Traditional Knowledge (“SISGEN”) to register activities involving access […]

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