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BRAZIL LABOR REFORM: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LAW NO. 13,467/2017

The Brazilian Senate has recently approved Law No. 13,467/2017 (the “New Law”) to amend the Brazilian Labor Code (Consolidação das Leis do Trabalho – CLT) and related regulations. The purpose of the labor reform is to lead to the creation of new jobs and reduce unemployment rates, through the implementation of less restrictive rules, which are consistent … Continue Reading

Brazil’s Provisional Measure 752/16: New Arbitration Rules on Public Partnership Programs

Provisional Measure 752/16 (“MP 752/16”) established new rules for the extension and rebid of airport, highway and rail concessions under the Investment Partnership Program (“PPI”). A major feature of this provisional measure is the possibility of extension of highway and rail concessions without a new tender, pursuant to the existing concessionaire’s commitment of making further investments … Continue Reading

Brazil’s Projeto Crescer – The objective is growth

In the midst of a high-profile corruption scandal that is changing the country, Brazil’s new government faces a challenging goal: to restore economic growth and regain foreign investors’ confidence. President Michel Temer (who replaced Dilma Rousseff after her impeachment) will serve until the next presidential election in 2018, and is working with a new economic … Continue Reading
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