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Brazilian Government Approves Increase in Capital Gains Rates
S. Wade Angus,Marcello Hallake,Sanjiv K. Kapur,Luis Riesgo, April 12, 2016
In September 2015, the Brazilian federal government proposed a new rule increasing the income tax rates applicable to capital gains payable by certain taxpayers from a transfer or sale of assets or rights, as reported in our Alerts of October 2015 and December 2015. The rule has been approved by...
Relief for Petrobras: Changes to Brazil's Pre-Salt Legislation
S. Wade Angus,Marcello Hallake,Luis Riesgo,William P.M. Schwind, March 17, 2016
On February 24, 2016, the Brazilian Senate approved a bill that would relieve Petrobras of two statutory burdens that industry players view as significant obstacles both to Petrobras and to the development of Brazil's pre-salt oil and gas reserves.
Brazilian Government Increases Cap on Foreign Ownership of Brazilian Airlines
S. Wade Angus,Artur L. Badra,John D. Goetz,J. Bruce McDonald,Luiz Felipe Noronha, March 15, 2016
On March 2, 2016, the Brazilian federal government proposed a new rule-Medida Provisória n. 714/2016 ("MP 714")— which increased the existing 20 percent limit on foreign ownership in a Brazilian airline to 49 percent of the Brazilian airline's total voting capital.
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