RFAA Informa


15/08/2014

CVM’s Rule creates the Stock Investment Fund – Access Market

By Fabio Candeias On June 26, 2014, Brazil’s Securities and Exchange Commission (local acronym CVM) published Rule No. 549/14 to amend some of the provisions of CVM’s Rule No. 409/04, which currently regulates investment funds in […]
15/08/2014

Change in legislation extends to nine months the term of temporary employment contracts

By Jacques Rasinovsky Vieira and Gabriella Nudeliman Valdambrini On July 1, 2014, Ordinance No. 789/2014, issued by the Ministry of Labor, was published in the federal gazette. Such ordinance extended the maximum term of temporary employment […]
15/08/2014

The trade dress protection

By Milena Tesser and Tiffanye Esteves de Queiroz In a recent court decision, the food company Ritter was ordered to pay Queensberry compensation for using a jam jar similar to the one that have been used […]
15/08/2014

Change in the tax treatment of remittances abroad for payment of technical services and technical assistance with or without transfer of technology

By Daniela Cristina Ismael Floriano On June 20, 2014, Statement of Interpretation No. 5/2014 was published to provide for the new tax treatment of payments made by payers located in Brazil to individuals or legal entities […]