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  • Case – CEAP and Education as a Tool for Social Change

    People and companies concerned with their environmental, social and corporate governance practices, also known as ESG, are always in the pursuit of strong projects to support, especially those that have the potential to improve lives and the community, as a whole. An example of an......

  • Case – Making the Sale of Carbon Credits Easier: Tokenization of Credits Arising out of Forest Assets

    Sustainability-related issues, and especially sustainability that allows for satisfactory and considerable financial return, are and will remain at the top of the agenda for the twenty-first century, having increasingly gained space among consumers, the media and the market in recent years. What to do? How......

  • SOCIAL BONDS AS A LEVERAGE MECHANISM TO ESG

    The term “ESG” stands for Environmental, Social and Governance. It is increasingly present in the corporate world and has been boosted in recent years by embracing issues that seemed dormant in the financial and capital markets. The term has not only stimulated the discussion of......

  • PAYMENT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

    Nature provides us with everything.  Water, which is magically renewed in an endless cycle of self-purification; the air; the plants that produce the oxygen required for the constant renovation; the soil that is capable of producing rich and diversified food, and the fibers for our......

  • Federal Government amends taxation on investment funds

    The applicable taxation on investment funds, especially those in which quotas may not be redeemed during the investment period, the so-called closed-end investment funds, has been amended by Provisional Measure No. 806 (“PM No. 806/17”). This article presents a critical analysis of its most important......

  • D&O Civil Liability

    The Superior Court of Justice has recently decided that fraudulent and dishonest acts favouring personal interests and practices, which are damaging to companies and the capital markets are not covered under the Directors and Officers (D&O) insurance policy of a corporate entity. In the case......

  • MP 784: Government AMENDS THE RULES FOR ADMINISTRATIVE proceedings WITH the central bank of brazil and the brazilian securities commission

    In addition to the new rules brought by Provisional Measure No. 784 of June 8, 2017 (“PM 784”), as outlined in our newsletter [1] regarding new violations, penalties, coercive measures and alternative means of dispute resolutions applicable to institutions under the supervision of the Central......

  • The risks of acts of economic concentration and the necessary attention to mergers and acquisitions transactions

    Business activities aimed at the implementation of a transaction, or producing its effects, even if partially, before final clearance by the Administrative Antitrust Council for Economic Defense (CADE), are considered acts of economic concentration, or concentration acts. Pursuant to Law No. 12,529 of November 30,......

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