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Important news for those who work in international trade – AFRMM reduction.

An important measure that favors international trade is the recently announced reduction of the AFRMM from 25% to 8%, in the case of long-haul shipping. The AFRMM is the Additional Freight for the Renewal of the Merchant Marine, a tax import that is levied on the amount of freight charged by shipping companies operating in […]

Main Benefits of Labor Legal Assistance

Labor legislation is very broad, as a result, having the support of a specialized legal department can make human resources employees safer and more focused on carrying out internal tasks. Meanwhile, the company’s management can make its decisions with the certainty that the labor obligations are being verified by specialized professionals with extensive experience. Among […]

Approved new law regarding the foreign exchange market

On December 29th, 2021, President Jair Bolsonaro approved Law 14.286/2021, known as the Brazilian Legal Framework for the Exchange Market. This law was published in the Official Gazette of the Union on December 30th, 2021 and it is expected to be in force one year after its official publication. The purpose of this Legal Framework […]

WHAT IMPACTS FOR COMPANIES IT BRINGS THE INFRALEGAL LABOR REGULATORY FRAMEWORK?

Decree No. 10,854, published on November 11, 2021, consolidated several infra-constitutional labor standards on a wide range of topics. The Consolidation of Labor Laws (CLT) dates back to 1943 and since its publication, it was only partially amended in 2017 by the well-known “Labor Reform”, however, since the entry into force of the CLT, changes […]

MANAGEMENT OF THE COMPANY’S LABOR LIABILITIES: HOW TO BALANCE THESE RISKS?

The management of a company’s labor liabilities is an important tool for controlling not only the amounts involved in ongoing legal discussions, but also for analyzing and reassessing the issues that were the subject of labor claims against the company. Carrying out a insightful and careful analysis of the most recurrent and relevant issues, which […]

WHO IS THE OBLIGATION TO PAY THE WAGES OF THE EMPLOYEE WHO HAD THE SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFIT DENIED?

For a long time, the understanding that the company was responsible for paying the salaries of the employee who had his social security benefit denied by the INSS remained consolidated. However, in a recent decision, the 2nd Panel of the TRT-18 reformed the sentence of the 4th Labor Court of Goiânia, which had sentenced an […]

Relevant regulatory changes improve the Brazilian corporate environment

The Brazilian government is committed in transforming the business environment in Brazil, improving regulatory conditions for entrepreneurs and companies that drive our economy. This article will cover about the important changes for the corporations brought both by the Legal Framework for Startups, and by Law 14.195/21. One of the government’s main platforms is to reduce […]

Federal Supreme Court reverses decision of the Superior Labor Court on the accountability of economic groups

The Federal Supreme Court (STF) through the decision of rapporteur judge Minister Gilmar Mendes, reviewed the decision of the Superior Labor Court (TST) that held a company of the same economic group responsible, without it having had any participation during the process, having only been included as a defendant in the execution phase. According to […]

Conversion Bill 15/2021 of Provisional Presidential Decree 1.040 – Extinguishment of the EIRELI

On June 23, 2021, the drafting of the Provisional Presidential Decree 1.040 (“PPD”) was approved by the House of Representatives, bringing an important change to corporate law, the transformation of the Limited-Liability Proprietorship (“EIRELI”), introduced by Law no. 12.441/11, into Single-Member Limited Liability Company (“SLC”), introduced by Provisional Presidential Decree 881, which was later converted […]

European Union Funding: new perspectives and opportunities

Brazil shares strong cultural and historical ties with the European Union (EU), it was one of the first countries to establish diplomatic relations with the EU in the 1960s and was recognized in 2007 as one of the EU’s main global partners through the formal establishment of the EU-Brazil strategic partnership, which covers issues such […]