The New Brazilian Economic Freedom Act

Author:Mr David C. Tyler and Arthur R. Amaral
Profession:Hogan Lovells

In January 2019, Jair Bolsonaro took office as the new president of Brazil. The Bolsonaro administration has indicated that changes to the Brazilian legal framework will be a strategic priority in the rebuilding of Brazil's economy in the wake of the system-wide corruption investigations that resulted in the bankruptcy or near-insolvency of several key Brazilian companies, particularly in the construction and oil & gas services sectors. To achieve its desired goals, the Brazilian federal government is pushing a...

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