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WFaria Advogados strengthens its M&A Practice as Bia Kowalewski joins the firm as M&A Partner
WFaria Advogados has announced Maria Beatriz Bueno Kowalewski as the new M&A and Corporate Law partner, improving services offering across corporate governance, M&A, risk analysis and mitigation...07 Jul
Shareholders liability in brazilian entities’ obligations incurred during the term of their partnershipA recent decision issued by the Superior Court of Justice (RESP 1.537.521/RJ) has analyzed the liability of former shareholders over obligations incurred by a legal entity after the date of their withdrawal from their former companies.
In a nutshell, a former shareholder whose withdrew...13 MarThe deadline for the delivery of the final beneficiary declaration is approaching and foreign companies enrolled in the National Registry of Legal Entity (CNPJ) have until December 31st, 2018, to inform the Brazilian Federal Revenue (RFB) its chain of equity interest up to the natural person who,...18 DecPrivate clients in Brazil have been demanded from the contractors a consistent contract management. Now it is time for the public clients to increase the demands. The new Bidding Law Proposed Bill (PL 6814) creates new requests related to contract management. The aim is to improve the large public...26 Nov
WFARIA HOSTED FINANCIAL AND TECHNOLOGY EXECUTIVES TO DISCUSS THE IMPACTS AND CHALLENGES TO ADOPT THE COMPANIES TO THE NEW BRAZILIAN CENTRAL BANK RULES REGARDING DATA PROTECTION AND CLOUD COMPUTINGIn October19, 2018, WFaria gathered financial and technology professionals to discuss the implications of the new rules brought by UN GDPR, Brazilian Data Privacy General Law ("LGPD") and the Brazilian Central Bank resolutions about data protection, data storage and cloud computing.
It...31 OctThe Administrative Tax Appeals Council (CARF) ruled in favor of an individual that sold shares of a legal entity held by him through a private equity fund, resulting in the payment of less income tax over capital gain.
The precedent refers to an individual who served as chairman of the...24 Oct
Brazilian Federal Public Procurements – Biddings Winners are entitled to hire convicts or former convictsWhich companies are obliged to hire convicts or former convicts Since July 24, any company who wishes to provide services to Brazil’s Federal Public Administration in value over BRL 330,000.00 will have to allocate from 3% to 6% of the work stations to convicts or former...15 Oct"We learn from the past, we are highly committed and committed to transforming that market." This is how the companies Andrade Gutierrez, Camargo Corrêa, Queiroz Galvão and Odebrecht present the booklet entitled "Integrity in the Construction Sector". It is an initiative of Rede Brasil of the...14 SepStarting July 2018, companies that in 2016 had revenues of more than BRL 78,000,000.00 are enforced to assess and declare to the Brazilian IRS all of its data regarding labor, employee witholding income tax and social security taxations by way of the new system named as "eSocial". Such system...15 AugSince 2010, the Affordable Care Act came into force in the U.S., which required the existence of a compliance program for the so-called Medicare and Medicaid providers (which covers medical/hospital facilities and pharmaceutical companies). Moreover, the North American standard counts with...25 Jul