José Prado and Lucas Sant´Anna
The new stage of the Investment Program in Logistics (PIL), launched by
the Federal Government on June 9, has
brought opportunities to the infrastructure sector. With ...
Camila Leão Borges
On May 20, 2015, Decree No. 8,451/2015
was published, amending Decree No. 8,426/15, which had established the
collection of PIS and COFINS on financial income obtained by companies...
Decree No. 8,463/2015
regulated the tax measures relating to the Olympic and Paralympic Games to be
held in Brazil in 2016. Among them,
the decree introduced various tax exemptions applicable to the c...
Carolina Rodrigues and Murilo GerminianiAmong
all post employment restrictive covenants, the only one protected by Brazilian laws
is confidentiality: it is a criminal offense to disclose trade secrets...
Rodrigo Papaléo Fermann
The approval of the new Code
of Civil Procedure (CPC), which will take effect in March 2016, brings many
challenges to be met by those involved in the process. Marked by an em...
For the third consecutive year, Machado, Meyer,
Sendacz e Opice Advogados received recognition at the Americas Women in
Business Law Awards, by Euromoney, thanks to the efforts made by the firm´s "W...
Ivana Coelho Bomfim CVM Resolution No. 734/2015, published on March
19, has put an end to the discussion of whether or not a public offer of
independent units, property fractions or quotas of spe...
The Ministry of the Environment has announced
the extension of the term for all rural properties to be enrolled in the Rural
Environmental Registry (CAR). The initial term, ending on May 6, has been
Coelho, Renata Oliveira and Carolina Mascarenhas
Commercial Law Day, in its second edition, approved 10 new statements dealing
with a company?s crisis.
we can mention Stateme...
Diogo Ciuffo Carneiro and Lígia
Maria Hurga Mussi
Stating that contracts are designed to be respected does
not puzzle or sound strange to anyone. The question, however, is the ability to
Winners of the IFLR Americas Awards were
announced this Thursday, in New YorkMachado, Meyer,
Sendacz e Opice Advogados was elected the best Brazilian law firm in 2014, by
the IFLR Americas Awards, whi...
S. Gemperli and Marina R. Cavalli
In 2014, the City of São Paulo was awarded a new urban development and
policy instrument, the new Strategic Master Plan ? SMP, which defines the
We were named "Law Firm of the Year in
Brazil" by one of the most renowned financial law publications, International
Financial Law Review (IFLR).This is the sixth time we receive this recognition du...
Bardawil Penteado and Letícia Oliveira Lins de Alencar
By establishing the National Solid Waste Policy, Law No. 12,305/2010 has
brought undeniable progress to the legal treatment applicable t...
Lucas Scaff and Pedro Amin
The end of 2014 left an important legacy to Civil Aviation after the
expiry of the period for conversion of Provisional Measure No. 652, which regulated
the Regional Avi...
Renato Maggio, Karina Momose and André Esposito Gomes
The conversion of Provisional Measure No. 656 into Law
No. 13,097, on January 19, 2015, brought the Brazilian market even closer to Real
In 2015, the Women in Machado Meyer Program completes four years of
success, with many new features. This year′s work schedule will begin in March,
the month in which we celebrate Internationa...
Ana Karina E. de Souza and Felipe Furcolini
Ten years ago, PROINFA, a Federal Government?s program for the
development of alternative sources of power generation, was launched. The
program had an ...
Aiming to provide greater security to real estate lessors in lease
contracts with no collateral, in case of default of the lessee, Federal Law No.
12,112/2009 included item IX in Art...
Cellist Guilherme Afonso de Moraes Silva,
17, was the winner of the Ernani de Almeida Machado Award, which, for the past
three years, has provided musicians of the State Youth Orchestra with R$120,0...