Law No. 13,709 of 2018, known as the General Data Protection Law ("LGPD"), in order to protect fundamental rights, promoted changes in the processing of personal data in Brazil, establishing standards that must be respected by public and private entities. In order to ensure this protection, the companies that handle and store the data have… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Souza, Mello e Torres in the news
Our partner Vitor Arantes was ranked by the IFLR 1000 legal ranking in the ‘Rising Star Partner’ category for his work in the Capital Markets and Investment Funds.
Matheus Cantarella Vieira, head of our Labor and Employment, and Luiz Fernando de Araujo Plazza have written an article about labor risks in dismissals carried out by messaging apps. The text was published in Estadão online and can be read here. (This content is only available in Portuguese).
It is with great joy that we announce that our partner Vitor Arantes is one of the finalists of the Leading Lawyers Awards, in the Banking and Finance Rising Star category. The winner will be announced in November by the Leaders League ranking in an event at Tivoli Mofarrej in São Paulo. Congratulations Vitor!
Luis Antonio Semeghini de Souza, partner at Souza, Mello e Torres, was interviewed by Folha de S. Paulo to comment on a possible wave of defaults in the free energy market. The lawyer defended the adoption of initial margins as security for trading. This content is only available in Portuguese. Read here.
Juliano Zorzi, lawyer specializing in Real Estate Law at Souza, Mello e Torres, had his article published on the legal portal Jota. The text addresses the Law of Retrofit and can be read here. (This content is only available in Portuguese).
Bruno Sartori, partner at Souza, Mello e Torres, spoke with Brazilian legal broadcast Jota about the insecurity in the business environment created by the link between the regressive tax rates of the Corporate Income Tax (“IRPJ”) and the federal government’s tax revenues. This content is only available in Portuguese, to know more about the Brazilian… Read more »
Bruno Sartori, partner at Souza, Mello e Torres and lawyers Daniel Nocetti and Juliano Zorzi wrote an article with the theme: “Real estate auction and the responsibility for property tax debts prior to the auction”. The text was published by the newspaper o Estado de S. Paulo and can be read here. (This content is… Read more »
The Central Bank of Brazil regulated through Circular No. 3.795/2016 the annual and quinquennial censuses of foreign capital in Brazil, the Quinquennial Census being defined as the one referring to years ending in 0 or 5 and the Annual Census referring to all other years. In 2021, the submission is related to the Quinquennial Census… Read more »
Since August 1st, 2021, Articles 52, 53 and 54 of the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (“LGPD”), which establish administrative sanctions for violations to the Law, are enforceable. In accordance with Article 52, the following sanctions are provided: warning, with indication of a term for adoption of corrective measures; fine of up to two percent… Read more »