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National Policy for Payments for Enviro...

In Brief On January 14th, 2021, Federal Law No. 14.119/2021 was published to establish the National Policy of Payments for Environmental Services (“PNPSA”), which aims to encourage the preservation of ecosystems, water resources, soil, biodiversity, genetic heritage and associated traditional knowledge, valuing ecosystem services economically, socially and culturally. The Law is already in force. Comments […]

Brazil: New Bidding Bill of Law and imp...

The new Bidding Bill of Law provides for integrity programs as well as greater control and transparency in public tenders The Brazilian Bidding Law (Law 8,666/93) and other public procurement related laws (Law 10,520/2002 and articles 1 to 47 of Law 12,462/2011) are about to be replaced by the Bill of Law No. 4,253/2020, which […]

Trench Rossi Watanabe announces Gustavo...

The executive, who is well known in the market, starts his role as the director of legal and compliance of the Brazilian firm Trench Rossi Watanabe, one of the most prominent law firms in Brazil, announces Gustavo Biagioli as chief compliance officer (CCO) and legal director. The executive assumes the position as of this month, […]

Brazil: Ministry of the Environment ope...

The Ministry of the Environment (MMA) opened a public consultation on the proposed Decree that will regulate the Take Back System for Glass Packaging in the national territory. This is an initiative similar to the Sectorial Agreement for the implementation of a take back system for general packaging (paper, plastic, among other), signed on 11/25/2021. […]

New ICC Arbitration Rules

From 1 January 2021, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) will bring into force revised 2021 Rules of Arbitration (“2021 Rules“), replacing the current rules last updated in 2017. This is the third update within a decade and, as such, most of the changes are minor, expanding on provisions introduced in previous rule updates and […]

End of state of calamity in Brazil

In spite of the pressure from several State Governors and the recent increase in Covid-19 cases in Brazil, the state of calamity declared by the Federal Government on March 2020 ends tomorrow, December 31. With that, employers may no longer reduce employees’ pay/working hours, or suspend employment agreements based on the regulations that had created […]

TRANSPORTATION MANIFEST OF INDUSTRIAL W...

The Transportation Manifest of Industrial Waste (MTR – Manifesto de Transporte de Resíduos), document which must accompany the transportation of industrial waste in the national territory will be mandatory as of January 01st, 2021 for all those waste generators subject to the preparation of a Management Plan on Solid Waste, as set forth by Ordinance […]

ORDINANCE COANA #85/2020 attributes bin...

On December 8th, 2020, Brazilian General Customs Coordination enacted Ordinance COANA #85/2020, approving the REPETRO-Sped e-Manual and stating that the REPETRO “Q&A” Section shall have binding effects over the customs tax authorities and the regime beneficiaries, when expressly provided. The e-Manual aims at providing general guidance on the regime rules , while the “Q&A” Guide […]

National Policy for Payments for Enviro...

In Brief On January 14th, 2021, Federal Law No. 14.119/2021 was published to establish the National Policy of Payments for Environmental Services (“PNPSA”), which aims to encourage the preservation of ecosystems, water resources, soil, biodiversity, genetic heritage and associated traditional knowledge, valuing ecosystem services economically, socially and culturally. The Law is already in force. Comments […]

Brazil: New Bidding Bill of Law and imp...

The new Bidding Bill of Law provides for integrity programs as well as greater control and transparency in public tenders The Brazilian Bidding Law (Law 8,666/93) and other public procurement related laws (Law 10,520/2002 and articles 1 to 47 of Law 12,462/2011) are about to be replaced by the Bill of Law No. 4,253/2020, which […]

Trench Rossi Watanabe announces Gustavo...

The executive, who is well known in the market, starts his role as the director of legal and compliance of the Brazilian firm Trench Rossi Watanabe, one of the most prominent law firms in Brazil, announces Gustavo Biagioli as chief compliance officer (CCO) and legal director. The executive assumes the position as of this month, […]

Brazil: Ministry of the Environment ope...

The Ministry of the Environment (MMA) opened a public consultation on the proposed Decree that will regulate the Take Back System for Glass Packaging in the national territory. This is an initiative similar to the Sectorial Agreement for the implementation of a take back system for general packaging (paper, plastic, among other), signed on 11/25/2021. […]

New ICC Arbitration Rules

From 1 January 2021, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) will bring into force revised 2021 Rules of Arbitration (“2021 Rules“), replacing the current rules last updated in 2017. This is the third update within a decade and, as such, most of the changes are minor, expanding on provisions introduced in previous rule updates and […]

End of state of calamity in Brazil

In spite of the pressure from several State Governors and the recent increase in Covid-19 cases in Brazil, the state of calamity declared by the Federal Government on March 2020 ends tomorrow, December 31. With that, employers may no longer reduce employees’ pay/working hours, or suspend employment agreements based on the regulations that had created […]

TRANSPORTATION MANIFEST OF INDUSTRIAL W...

The Transportation Manifest of Industrial Waste (MTR – Manifesto de Transporte de Resíduos), document which must accompany the transportation of industrial waste in the national territory will be mandatory as of January 01st, 2021 for all those waste generators subject to the preparation of a Management Plan on Solid Waste, as set forth by Ordinance […]

ORDINANCE COANA #85/2020 attributes bin...

On December 8th, 2020, Brazilian General Customs Coordination enacted Ordinance COANA #85/2020, approving the REPETRO-Sped e-Manual and stating that the REPETRO “Q&A” Section shall have binding effects over the customs tax authorities and the regime beneficiaries, when expressly provided. The e-Manual aims at providing general guidance on the regime rules , while the “Q&A” Guide […]

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