GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation
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GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation

On May 25, 2018 a new phase in the regulation of the protection of personal data of the European Union begins, with the entry into force of the so-called GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). As of that date, companies subject to GDPR that fail to comply with their terms may be subject to penalties up...

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BACEN and CVM penalties after promulgation of MP 784/2017
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BACEN and CVM penalties after promulgation of MP 784/2017

Recent events in Brazil involving major scandals in public-private relations have certainly led the country to the epicenter of countless internal debates under the spotlight of transparency, ethics and public opinion. In this sense, the State promulgated Provisional Measure No. 784 of June 7, 2017 (MP 784), which deals with and disciplines the sanctioning process...

30/06/201716/01/2018by
Tax transparency under a Brazilian perspective: An excessively burdensome legislation?
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Tax transparency under a Brazilian perspective: An excessively burdensome legislation?

Deficits accumulated over the past decades by governments worldwide have gradually placed them under great pressure.  In recent years, investors, civil society organizations, the media and the civil society itself have been requiring greater tax transparency. Recent scandals involving tax havens, such as the Panama Papers leak, shed light on non-complying companies. Individuals and companies...

15/06/201616/01/2018by
Corruption acts and their tax impacts
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Corruption acts and their tax impacts

In recent years, Brazil has advanced in the adoption of legal and administrative measures aiming at promoting efforts at the international level to protect the best business practices and anti-corruption. Far from being a novelty, the commitment to adopt these measures stems from the insertion of Brazil in the context of international cooperation, the origin...

15/06/201515/01/2018by
Compliance as a Social Factor and the Importance of its Added Value to the Businesses
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Compliance as a Social Factor and the Importance of its Added Value to the Businesses

Brazil is, unfortunately in a reverse manner, undergoing a moment of deep reflection in relation to acts of corporate management, further involving a deep crisis of moral conscience and ethical behavior. Despite the need of investments in educational base policies, fundamental to minimize disastrous performances which go against ethics and transparency, the culture of compliance...

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