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  • July 26, 2021 7:07 PM | Anonymous

    TYSONS, Va. (July 23, 2021) – Holland & Knight represented leading digital consulting firm LeapPoint LLC in its acquisition by Philadelphia-area private equity firm Renovus Capital Partners. The deal was announced on July 21.

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  • July 22, 2021 5:17 PM | Anonymous

    Brazil is experiencing a strong recovery after the economic turmoil caused by COVID-19. The country has not experienced long term lockdowns or social restrictions and, based on a more active roll out of the vaccines and recent GDP growth figures (1Q21 GDP growth was 1%), the country expects a 5.5% 2021 GDP growth.

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  • July 22, 2021 5:15 PM | Anonymous

    Com 31 IPOs em 2020, o Brasil superou os nove anos anteriores. Em 2021, estão previstas mais de 100 ofertas públicas iniciais, o que seria um recorde histórico. De acordo com o relatório da consultoria Duff & Phelps, da Kroll Business, a marca de quase R$ 188 bilhões obtida em 2020 deve ser superada de largo. Foram 25 IPOs de janeiro a maio deste ano, além de 13 follow-ons registrados na B3. Ao todo, estas iniciativas arrecadaram mais de R$ 65,5 bilhões.

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  • July 19, 2021 7:11 PM | Anonymous

    "We are ranked among a select group of nine leading law firms in Brazil, out of a total of 43 prominent firms in Latin America. Our Firm has been recognized since the launch of the study in 2016, currently featured among a select group of nine leading law firms in Brazil, out of a total of 43 prominent firms in Latin America.

    The renowned publication Latin Lawyer recognized Veirano Advogados as an Elite law firm in the 2021 edition of its extensive research on the Latin American legal market.

    Latin Lawyer Elite identifies leading law firms that combine an excellent service offering with institutional strength and a socially responsible footprint. Such offices are leaders in their markets not only because of the differentiated work they do for their clients, but also because they invest significant time and effort to maintain a competitive advantage through careful talent management and dedicated attention to clients.

    • The offices considered in the survey are evaluated based on specific metrics: Transactional work performance;
    • International exposure of its lawyers;
    • Proportion between partners and associates;
    • Regular promotions to society;
    • Range of practice areas; and Commitment to diversity and pro bono.

    Latin Lawyer Elite is also a forum that brings together leaders of selected firms to share insights and ideas on relevant issues that impact the legal market. Quarterly reports are derived from these interactions."

    The original article is in Portuguese. Source: Veirano Advogados


  • July 19, 2021 7:02 PM | Anonymous

    Member Upgrade: We are pleased to announce that Crowe Macro (Brazil) has upgraded its membership to Sponsor Level. Our huge thanks to Marcelo Lico, Founding Partner and Managing Director for the steadfast support and trust.

    One of the main audit and consulting companies in Brazil, with 6 offices and 350 professionals. Crowe Macro Auditores e Consultores is present in the main cities of the country. With several local and international customers, we use our deep know-how and expertise to offer services with high added value to public and private organizations, and at the same time, helping our customers to reach their goals in terms of management and strategy. Learn more here.

    Based in Tampa Bay, Brazil-Florida Business Council, Inc..(BFBC) is an independent, private international business group supported by corporate members. Our mission is to foster bilateral trade, business and investments in both regions and contribute to the economic and social development of our nations.


  • July 14, 2021 7:13 PM | Anonymous

    The 2020 edition of “Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Regulations” has been recently published. This international publication provides an overview of the rules of 38 jurisdictions on cryptocurrencies, covering topics such as ownership and sales regulations, taxation, anti-money laundering requirements, and use as payment instrument. Martim Machado and Julia Abramof, partner and associate at CGM, respectively, are the authors of the Brazil chapter.

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  • July 14, 2021 7:10 PM | Anonymous

    In 2018, the Brazilian government passed the Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados (LGPD), which comes into effect in August 2020. Bernadete de Figueiredo Dias, partner at CGM Advogados and Adria Perez, Kilpatrick Townsend Partner on the firm’s Government Enforcement & Investigations Team, offer the following 8 Key Takeaways concerning “How the Upcoming Brazilian Privacy Law May Affect Internal Investigations.”

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  • July 14, 2021 7:05 PM | Anonymous

    The Legal Framework of Startups (Complementary Law No. 182/2021) was published on June 2, 2021, and shall become effective 90 days thereafter. It is intended to attract investment and pursue economic development through innovation and technology in Brazil.

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  • July 14, 2021 7:02 PM | Anonymous

    Under new gender pay gap proposals in Brazil, employers would face heavier penalties for failing to pay men and women equally.

    On 30 March, the Brazilian Senate approved a legislative bill applying a new sanction to cases where organizations have a gender pay gap without a non-discriminatory reason.

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  • July 14, 2021 7:00 PM | Anonymous

    Brazil: Aviation Finance & Leasing 2021

    1 General and Contractual

    1.1 What are the typical structures available for financing the purchase of an aircraft?

    Under Brazilian law, the following options established by the Brazilian Aeronautical Code (the “Code”) include: quasi-security options, such as sale-and-lease-back transactions, as leases are recognised by the Code (sections 127-132 and 137); a mortgage (sections 138 to 143); and a chattel mortgage, also known as a “fiduciary assignment” (alienação fiduciária) (section 148).


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