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Brazil: National Consumer Secretariat i...

In brief On April 8th 2021, the National Consumer Secretariat (“SENACON”) issued Ordinance No. 12/2021, which determines that specific companies must proceed with its registration in the conflict resolution platform “” within 30 (thirty) consecutive days. The Ordinance already came into force. Determinations The companies that must proceed with the registration are the following: 1. […]

Mining – 3rd Round of Available A...

Brazilian government is offering 2,762 research and mining areas On March 31, 2021, the Brazilian Mining Agency (ANM) launched the Tender Protocol for the 3rd Round of Available Areas, in which 2,762 research and mining areas are being offered. The areas available may be consulted here and they can be filtered by location, size of […]


On April 5, 2021, the Secretariat of the Amazon and Environmental Services of the Environmental Ministry (MMA) enacted the Technical Note No. 353/2021. The Technical Note elaborates on the implementation of the Forest+ Carbon program and discloses the Brazilian Government position regarding to the implementation of Article 6 of the Agreement Paris, which addresses market […]

New Brazilian Public Procurement Genera...

On April 1st, 2021, the New Public Procurement General Law was published – Law nº 14,133/2021 -, which substitutes Law nº 8,666/1993 (“New Public Procurement Law“). The Brazilian President has vetoed 26 items of the bill approved by the National Congress. After much expectation the New Public Procurement Law was published, substituting Law nº 8,666/1993, […]

Important decision issued by the State ...

The State Court of Appeals of São Paulo has recently decided that creditors cannot try to collect amounts  from the guarantors of a company that is under judicial reorganization. Until then, that Court understood that guarantees could not be reduced or released based on the filing of judicial reorganization lawsuits, unless the creditor who held […]

Corporate Impacts of the Provisional Me...

On March 30, 2021, the Provisional Measure 1.040 (“PM”) was published, which seeks to simplify some processes and bring more security to investors and companies in Brazil in accordance with recommendations made by the World Bank in its “Doing Business” guide with the intent of improving Brazil’s position in such ranking. Simplification of registration of […]

SENACON and ANPD sign Technical Coopera...

In summary On March 22nd, 2021 the National Consumer Secretariat (“SENACON”) and the National Authority of Data Protection (”ANPD”) executed a Technical Cooperation Agreement to speed up the inspection and investigation of security incidents involving consumer data. One of the main goals of the Agreement is to standardize the actions involving consumer complaints related to […]

Holiday advance in the city of São Paulo

As per the terms of Decree nº 60.131, issued today, the following holidays were advanced, in the city of São Paulo, from March 26 to April 1st: 2021 Corpus Christi, 2021 black conscious day, the anniversary of the city of São Paulo in 2022, 2022 Corpus Christi and 2022 black conscious day, as authorized by […]

New Gas Law

House of Representatives rejects the amendments proposed by the Senate and approves the new gas law, which will now be subject to final presidential approval On March 17, 2021, the House of Representatives rejected the amendments proposed by the Senate and approved Bill of Law No. 4,476/2020 (updated number of Bill of Law No. 6,407/2013) […]

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