Provisional Measure Changes The Rules Regarding The Publication Of Documents By Corporations

Author:Koury Lopes Advogados
Profession:Koury Lopes Advogados

Provisional Measure n. 892/19 (“MP 892”), published on August 6, changes significantly the rules regarding publication of corporate documents requested by Law no. 6.404/76 (“Brazilian Corporations Law”), with the purpose to simplify the publication procedures and reduce publication costs for Brazilian corporations.

Referred MP 892, by amending article 289 of Corporations Law, dismisses publicly-held companies from the requirement to publish documents required by law in the Official Gazette of the State and in another widely circulated newspaper. According to MP 892, this dismissal will be replaced by making these documents available in the website of the Brazilian Securities Commission (“CVM”) and in the company's website.

In addition, referred MP 892 states that CVM will be responsible for regulating the...

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