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September 2019

  • Considerations regarding Capitalization of Retained Profits by Companies;
  • STJ excludes quotaholders of a dissolved company as defendants in an enforcement proceeding;
  • CVM expands the possibility of distant voting by shareholders.
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August 2019

  • New Provisional Measure allows publications imposed by the Brazilian Corporation Law in the internet;
  • Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission acquits Investor Relations Officer for not disclosing a relevant fact;
  • Controversy regarding article 115 of the Brazilian Corporation Law proposal presented by the Brazilian Bar Association.
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July 2019

  • Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission releases new Normative Ruling regarding supervisory agreements;
  • Legal validity of digitally signed documents;
  • Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission discloses its Sanctions Activity Report for the first quarter of 2019.
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June 2019

  • Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission decides on the procedures regarding separate election of a member of the Board of Directors
  • Brazilian Department of Business Registry and Integration releases new rules regarding Single-member Limited Liability Company
  • Federal Justice Council approves new statements in the Corporate Law Conference
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May 2019

  • Amendment to the Brazilian Corporations Law regarding mandatory publications
  • Provisional Measure establishes the Declaration of Rights of Economic Freedom
  • Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission’s Board provides orientations regarding the voting procedures involved in the election of the Board of Directors of publicly-held companies
  • Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission’s Board rejects a request of the term interruption regarding a shareholders’ meeting which management proposal and distance voting bulletin were disclosed without the name of candidates indicated by the controlling shareholder
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April 2019

  • Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) discloses Circular Letter with general guidelines for publicly-held corporations, foreign corporations and “companhias incentivadas
  • Innovations on the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission’s risk-based plan
  • Releasing of Brazilian Code of Corporate Governance for Startups & Scale-Ups
  • B3 disclosed a report regarding companies’ adaptation to Novo Mercado Regulation
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March 2019

  • Brazilian Superior Court of Justice decides that former partners shall not be responsible for obligation incurred after leaving the company
  • State of São Paulo Court of Justice decides on the charge of ITCMD tax in case of forgiven loans between family members
  • State of Minas Gerais Court of Justice decides on the possibility of voting by controlling shareholders whose partners occupy positions in the management of controlled companies
  • Once again, the founding partner Gyedre Carneiro de Oliveira has been ranked in Chambers Latin America and Chambers Global
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February 2019

  • Brazilian Superior Court of Justice decides on abuse of power by controlling shareholders in company’s capital increases
  • Ordinary Shareholders’ Meetings and quotaholders’ annual meetings
  • State of São Paulo Court of Justice suspends the charge of ITBI tax in cases of assets apportionment involving real estates
  • Annual Declaration of Brazilian Capital Abroad – DCBE 2019
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January 2019

  • Recently published law modifies the quorum to remove managers of limited liability companies and eliminates the necessity of holding special quotaholders meetings in order to vote partners out in some cases
  • Recently issued Provisional Measure creates the Brazilian Data Protection Authority
  • Brazilian Securities and Exchange Comission’s Board deems managers guilty for receiving excessive remuneration
  • Brazilian Federal Revenue extends the deadline for the appointment of the final beneficial owners of legal entities enrolled before the Brazilian Taxpayer’s Registry
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December 2018

  • Expiration of the deadline to inform the final beneficial owners of legal entities to the Brazilian Federal Revenue Services
  • Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission’s Board decides on the responsibility of managers and administrators of investments funds
  • Law aiming at simplifying the requirements imposed by the Brazilian public administration has come into force
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