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GUIDE – COVID-19 – CONSUMER...

There is much discussion about the impact and legal consequences of COVID-19, mainly when it comes to consumer relations that are directly affected by the pandemic at this moment. In this moment of great uncertainty, consumers and suppliers need to act together, guided by good-faith, prudence, reasonability, cautiousness, and flexibility, always respecting the limits established […]

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES CREDIT TO ...

Earlier today, March 27, the president of the Brazilian Central Bank announced an emergency line of credit of 40 billion reais, to assist small and medium size companies with annual invoicing ranging from 360,000 reais to 10,000,000 reais. This measure is issued with the specific purpose of paying the salaries of the employees of these […]

Decree n° 47.002/2020 RJ – O&G ONS...

In compliance with human dignity and the right to access fuel and gas supply, the State of Rio de Janeiro has enacted special Decree n° 47.002/2020 authorizing the maintenance of O&G industry onshore activities during the state of public calamity in the State of Rio de Janeiro. Note that despite this authorization, any public gathering to perform […]

COVID-19: Provisional Measure suspends ...

On March 23, 2020, the Provisional Measure (PM). No. 928, was enacted in the Official Gazette. The PM amends the Federal Law No. 13979 published on February 6, 2020, which provides for measures to deal with the public health emergency resulting from the calamity caused by the coronavirus. (Covid-19) According to MP 928, as long […]

COVID-19 and the Impacts on real estate...

During the compliance period with the security measures determined by the Brazilian authorities to contain COVID-19, it is possible that contracting parties experience unexpected and unprecedented situations, such as the total or partial closure of commercial buildings, shopping centers and malls; the reduction of operating hours; the need to hire extraordinary services for cleaning and […]

COVID-19 – Impacts on M&A in...

Where previously the talks of the day were expanded local market opportunities, positive economic measures and reforms, and a potential for a relevant positive growth in the Brazilian economy, the growing, and still uncertain, impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in all major economies, including Brazil, has brought a significant shift in the M&A market outlook […]

Brazilian Environmental Protection Agen...

Non-compliance with environmental obligations In case it is unfeasible to comply with environmental obligations, such as those established in technical requirements for environmental licenses or those in consent agreements (e.g., submittal of reports, implementation of investigation and/or remediation measures, etc.), it is possible to allege the occurrence of force majeure and, as a result, be […]

Legal Impacts of Coronavirus – Criminal...

On February 26, 2020, the Brazilian Ministry of Health confirmed the first case of the disease caused by the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in Brazil. Only a few weeks later, cases of community transmission were registered. Since then, the Brazilian authorities have become preoccupied with preventing the spread of the virus, and measures have been adopted […]

GUIDE – COVID-19 – CONSUMER...

There is much discussion about the impact and legal consequences of COVID-19, mainly when it comes to consumer relations that are directly affected by the pandemic at this moment. In this moment of great uncertainty, consumers and suppliers need to act together, guided by good-faith, prudence, reasonability, cautiousness, and flexibility, always respecting the limits established […]

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES CREDIT TO ...

Earlier today, March 27, the president of the Brazilian Central Bank announced an emergency line of credit of 40 billion reais, to assist small and medium size companies with annual invoicing ranging from 360,000 reais to 10,000,000 reais. This measure is issued with the specific purpose of paying the salaries of the employees of these […]

Decree n° 47.002/2020 RJ – O&G ONS...

In compliance with human dignity and the right to access fuel and gas supply, the State of Rio de Janeiro has enacted special Decree n° 47.002/2020 authorizing the maintenance of O&G industry onshore activities during the state of public calamity in the State of Rio de Janeiro. Note that despite this authorization, any public gathering to perform […]

COVID-19: Provisional Measure suspends ...

On March 23, 2020, the Provisional Measure (PM). No. 928, was enacted in the Official Gazette. The PM amends the Federal Law No. 13979 published on February 6, 2020, which provides for measures to deal with the public health emergency resulting from the calamity caused by the coronavirus. (Covid-19) According to MP 928, as long […]

COVID-19 and the Impacts on real estate...

During the compliance period with the security measures determined by the Brazilian authorities to contain COVID-19, it is possible that contracting parties experience unexpected and unprecedented situations, such as the total or partial closure of commercial buildings, shopping centers and malls; the reduction of operating hours; the need to hire extraordinary services for cleaning and […]

COVID-19 – Impacts on M&A in...

Where previously the talks of the day were expanded local market opportunities, positive economic measures and reforms, and a potential for a relevant positive growth in the Brazilian economy, the growing, and still uncertain, impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in all major economies, including Brazil, has brought a significant shift in the M&A market outlook […]

Brazilian Environmental Protection Agen...

Non-compliance with environmental obligations In case it is unfeasible to comply with environmental obligations, such as those established in technical requirements for environmental licenses or those in consent agreements (e.g., submittal of reports, implementation of investigation and/or remediation measures, etc.), it is possible to allege the occurrence of force majeure and, as a result, be […]

Legal Impacts of Coronavirus – Criminal...

On February 26, 2020, the Brazilian Ministry of Health confirmed the first case of the disease caused by the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in Brazil. Only a few weeks later, cases of community transmission were registered. Since then, the Brazilian authorities have become preoccupied with preventing the spread of the virus, and measures have been adopted […]

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