Publications

  • 16
    Nov
    2020

    Campos Mello Advogados opens Brasilia office

    Rio de Janeiro, November 16, 2020 – Campos Mello Advogados (CMA) is opening its Brasilia office this Monday […]

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  • 6
    Nov
    2020

    Newsletter Energy | Business opportunities in Oil and Gas

    Aiming to provide information regarding business opportunities in Brazil to our clients and business partners specifically in regard […]

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  • 15
    Oct
    2020

    Newsletter Employment | October 2020

    DECREE 10,517 AUTHORIZES AN EXTENSION OF THE PERIOD FOR SALARY REDUCTIONS AND SUSPENSION OF THE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT In […]

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  • 13
    Oct
    2020

    Newsletter IP and Data Protection | October 2020

    CO-OWNERSHIP OF TRADEMARKS SYSTEM COMES INTO EFFECT IN BRAZIL In September 2020, the  Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office […]

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  • 6
    Oct
    2020

    Rafael Bussière is Campos Mello Advogados’s new Real Estate partner

    After holding public office at the Ministry of the Economy, he is starting a new cycle with the […]

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  • 1
    Oct
    2020

    Newsletter Real Estate | SCGPU will start receiving bids for the acquisition of Federal Government’s Real Estate in the first hour of October 1st

    The Secretariat for the Coordination and Governance of the Federal Government’s Assets recently enacted three ordinances regulating the […]

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  • 1
    Oct
    2020

    Newsletter IP and Data Protection | October 2020

    THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION LAW ENTERS INTO FORCE IN BRAZIL The General Data Protection Law (Federal Law no. […]

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  • 25
    Sep
    2020

    Newsletter Energy | Business opportunities in Oil and Gas

    Aiming to provide information regarding business opportunities in Brazil to our clients and business partners specifically in regard […]

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  • 21
    Sep
    2020

    Campos Mello Advogados’ partner to be part of a panel discussing conflict of generations in the workspace at DIVE IN Festival

    Event gathers major insurance companies, brokers, underwriters and associated service providers in the industry to discuss diversity and […]

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  • 18
    Sep
    2020

    Newsletter IP and Data Protection | September 2020

    IMMEDIATE ENFORCEABILITY OF THE LGPD The Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro, sanctioned yesterday the Provisional Measure (MP) 959/2020, and […]

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  • 15
    Sep
    2020

    Campos Mello Advogados reinforces its public law group, opens governmental affairs group with the addition of two partners

    Opening of Brasilia office and arrival of new partners Carolina Caiado and Paulo Renato Barroso expand CMA’s operations […]

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  • 27
    Aug
    2020

    Newsletter IP and Data Protection | August 2020.2

    ESTABLISHED THE STRUCTURE OF ANPD It was published today (August 27) the Decree No. 10,474/2020, which approves and […]

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  • 26
    Aug
    2020

    Newsletter IP and Data Protection | August 2020

    ENFORCEABILITY OF LGPD The Brazilian Senate, in the voting of MP 959/20 decided today (August 26), to reject […]

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  • 16
    Aug
    2020

    Campos Mello Advogados has new partners in tax and corporate practices

    Rafaella Chiachio and Victor Kampel, already working at the firm, recognized and promoted to partners The Campos Mello […]

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  • 13
    Aug
    2020

    Class actions in Brazil under a Labor Law perspective

    Authors: Marcio Meira, Juliana Nunes, Renata Coelho and Pedro Farias Briefing This note aims at presenting a high-level […]

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  • 22
    Jul
    2020

    Telecom Alert | July 2020

    The Brazilian Telecommunications Agency – ANATEL has recently enacted a new resolution about telecom equipment certification and licensing […]

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  • 3
    Jul
    2020

    Banking, Project Finance and Infrastructure Alert | New Brazilian Basic Sanitation Legal Framework

    In the newsletter “Basic Sanitation Legal Framework”, our Projects & Infrastructure team explains the main changes and innovations […]

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  • 22
    Jun
    2020

    Tax Alert | Ordinance of the Ministry of Economy No. 247/2020 and Ordinance of the Attorney General’s Office of the National Treasury (“PGFN”) No. 14,402/2020

    In view of Law No. 13,988/2020, which provided for the settlement of disputes related to charges by the […]

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  • 19
    Jun
    2020

    Newsletter IP and Data Protection | June 2020

    STF SUSPENDS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MP THAT PROVIDED FOR THE SHARING OF PERSONAL DATA WITH IBGE In May, […]

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  • 13
    Jun
    2020

    Newsletter Real Estate | Law No. 14.010/20 – Emergency and Transitional Regime for Legal Relations of Private Law

    On 06/12/20 it was published Law No. 14,010/20, providing the institution of the Emergency and Transitional Regime (RJET) […]

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  • 13
    Jun
    2020

    Newsletter Real Estate | It Has Been Enacted and Published Law No. 14,011/20

    On 06/10/2020 it was enacted Law No. 14,011/2020, resulting from Provisional Measure No. 915/19, which improves the management […]

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  • 12
    Jun
    2020

    Newsletter Data Protection | June 2020

    LGPD penalties are officially postponed to August 2021 On June 10, the president signed into law the bill […]

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  • 2
    Jun
    2020

    Newsletter Real Estate | São Paulo Municipal Law No. 17,340/20 and Decree No. 59,396/20

    Municipal Law No. 17,340/20 and Decree No. 59,396/20, published, respectively, on 01/05/2020 and 05/05/2020, both of São Paulo, […]

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  • 15
    May
    2020

    Newsletter Data Protection | May 2020

    HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES APPROVES THE POSTPONEMENT OF LGPD PENALTIES FOR AUGUST 2021 On  May 14, it was approved […]

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  • 8
    May
    2020

    Newsletter IP and Data Protection | May 2020

    PROVISIONAL MEASURE 959/20 POSTPONES THE ENFORCEABILITY OF LGPD TO MAY 2021 We would like to inform you that […]

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  • 1
    May
    2020

    Newsletter Real Estate | The Chamber of Deputies Approved the Main Text of the Provisional Measure No. 915/19

    On 04/29/2020 it was approved the main text of the Provisional Measure No. 915/19, which improves the management […]

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  • 1
    May
    2020

    Newsletter Real Estate | Provisional Measure No. 948 of April 8, 2020 – Cancellation of Cultural and Touristic Services

    This newsletter deals with Provisional Measure No. 948, of 04/08/2020, which provides for the cancellation of services, reservations […]

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  • 30
    Apr
    2020

    Newsletter IP and Data Protection | Provisional Measure 959/20 postpones the the enforceability of the LGPD to May 2021

    We would like to inform you that the Provisional Measure nº 959 (“MP 959/20”) published on April 29, […]

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  • 23
    Apr
    2020

    Book Covid-19 – 2nd Edition

    Check here the 2nd Edition of Newsletters, prepared by our partners and associates to present the legal measures […]

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  • 14
    Apr
    2020

    Article | Draft Bill No. 1,179/2020 – A compass for Brazilian Private Law during Covid-19?

    Senator Antonio Anastasia, Senate’s Vice-President, has submitted on March 30, 2020, a Draft Bill (“Projeto de Lei”) providing […]

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  • 7
    Apr
    2020

    Newsletter Environmental | Impacts of COVID-19 on the Environmental Law

    This newsletter aims to analyze the impacts of the pandemic caused by COVID-19 on the Environmental Law, highlighting […]

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  • 7
    Apr
    2020

    Newsletter Data Protection – Bill of law to postpone the enforceability of LGPD is approved in the Federal Senate

    We would like to inform our clients that, today, April 3rd, 2020, the Bill of Law #1179/2020, which […]

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  • 30
    Mar
    2020

    Newsletter Insurance – Important Regulatory Changes to the Insurance and Healthcare Sectors

    Purchase of insurance in foreign currency and operational rules for contracting insurance abroad Resolution of the National Counsel […]

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  • 27
    Mar
    2020

    Insurance Newsletter

    IMPORTANT REGULATORY CHANGES TO THE INSURANCE AND HEALTHCARE SECTORS   Purchase of insurance in foreign currency and operational […]

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  • 17
    Mar
    2020

    DLA Piper Coronavirus Resource Center

    The outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) represents one of the most significant global public health crises in the […]

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  • 10
    Mar
    2020

    Newsletter Corporate – Financial and Economic Statement – Brazilian Central Bank

    Pursuant to Normative Rule 3,689 of December 16, 2013 issued by the Brazilian Central Bank (“BCB”), Brazilian entities […]

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  • 18
    Feb
    2020

    Newsletter Real Estate – February 2020

    STATUTE FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENTS In January 2020, Presidential Decree nº 9451 of July […]

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  • 31
    Jan
    2020

    ENACMENT 89/2019 OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JUSTICE (CNJ)

    In January 2020, Enactment 89/2 019 of CNJ came into force, aiming to regulate the implantation of the […]

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  • 28
    Jan
    2020

    Newsletter Insurance and Tax – January

    Supplementary Law Bill No. 266/2019 – Inclusion of the reinsurance premium assignment abroad to the Service List attached […]

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  • 24
    Jan
    2020

    Corporate governance and directors’ duties in Brazil

    OVERVIEW 2020 Fabiano Gallo, Rafaella Chiachio and Camila Cavour Siqueira Muniz, respectively senior partner, and associates of Campos […]

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  • 2
    Jan
    2020

    Newsletter Intellectual Property

    NEW FRANCHISING LAW IS APPROVED IN BRAZIL Dear Sirs., It was enacted the Federal Law no. 13,966, which […]

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  • 26
    Nov
    2019

    Newsletter November – I.P and Data Protection

    DATA PROTECTION BRAZILIAN FEDERAL SENATE APPROVES NEW FRANCHISING LEGAL FRAMEWORK On November 6, 2019, the Brazilian Federal Senate […]

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  • 20
    Sep
    2019

    Newsletter August – I.P and Data Protection

    INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIO DE JANEIRO COURT OF APPEALS (TJRJ) REJECTS A CLAIM REGARDING THE USE OF A THIRD-PARTY […]

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  • 18
    Sep
    2019

    Newsletter Insurance – Reduced Term and Intermittent Period Insurance – Circular SUSEP nº 592/2019

    On 26 August 2019 the Brazilian Private Insurance Superintendence issued Circular No. 592/2019, which regulates the sale and […]

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  • 27
    Aug
    2019

    Newsletter July – I.P and Data Protection

    INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MADRID PROTOCOL IS APPROVED IN BRAZIL The Brazilian President has enacted on July the accession of […]

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  • 15
    Jul
    2019

    Changes to the Brazilian Public Procurement Law and its repercussion in the Insurance sector

    The Brazilian House of Representatives has approved, on 25 June 2019, the main text of the bill related […]

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  • 25
    Jun
    2019

    Newsletter June – I.P and Data Protection

    INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MADRID PROTOCOL IS APPROVED IN THE BRAZILIAN SENATE   The Senate has approved, on May 22,2019, […]

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  • 3
    May
    2019

    “Compliant Debtors” law is sanctioned by brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro

    The Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro, sanctioned Law 166/2019 on April 08, which modifies the country’s credit scoring system. […]

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  • 3
    May
    2019

    Senate approves bill of law that facilitates the recognition of “famous marks”

    The plenary of the Federal Senate approved, on April 2, the bill of law 86/15, which creates special […]

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  • 3
    May
    2019

    House of Representatives of Brazil approves the Madrid Protocol for the International Registration of Trademarks

    The plenary of the House of Representatives approved, on April 4, the text of the Madrid Protocol for […]

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  • 2
    May
    2019

    Brazilian Superior Court distinguishes the hotel manager and developer’s responsibility

    April 2, 2019 By: Rafael Jordão Bussiere, Fabio Perrone Campos Mello and Ana Beatriz Barbosa The Third Chamber of the Brazilian Superior […]

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  • 2
    May
    2019

    Brazil releases manual on mutual agreement procedures

    April 3, 2019 By Alex Jorge, Renato Lopes da Rocha, Randall Fox and James Dalley   Brazil has entered into 33 bilateral tax treaties, […]

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  • 2
    May
    2019

    Brazilian Superior Court analyzes legality of check-in and check-out hours

    April 3, 2019 By: Rafael Jordão Bussiere, Fabio Perrone Campos Mello and Ana Beatriz Barbosa Brazil’s Superior Court has validated a hospitality […]

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  • 2
    May
    2019

    The Hague Service Convention is promulgated in Brazil

    April 25, 2019 By: Felipe Hermanny Campos Mello Advogados is an independent law firm The Convention of 15 November […]

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  • 3
    Apr
    2019

    Banco do Brasil taps debt markets for us$750 million

    Author: Luis Bulcao Pinheiro Shearman & Sterling LLP in London, New York and São Paulo, Harneys in the […]

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  • 13
    Mar
    2019

    GDPR goes global

    Source: DLA Piper Authors: Jim halpert, James Clark, Marcella Hill, Paula Mena Barreto and Stephen Mathias The introduction of […]

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  • 6
    Feb
    2019

    Regulatory Norm No. 37 – New Rules for Health and Safety applied to Oil Platforms

    Source: Lexology On December 20, 2018, the former Ministry of Labor issued the Ordinance No. 1,186 (“Ordinance No. […]

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  • 4
    Feb
    2019

    Newsletter January – I.P and Data Protection

    INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COMPANY MUST INDEMNIFY ITS COMPETITOR FOR USING A CANCELLED TRADEMARK REGISTRATION Dear Sirs., The Rio Grande […]

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  • 1
    Feb
    2019

    Transparency International releases the corruption perceptions index 2018

    Transparency International, an independent organization present in over 100 countries, released this week its Corruption Perceptions Index of […]

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  • 17
    Jan
    2019

    CGU new administrative structure

    The newly-elected Federal Government has recently announced changes in the structure of the Brazilian General-Comptroller Office (CGU).  In […]

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  • 14
    Jan
    2019

    Brazil´s new president closes the Ministry of Labor

    On January 1st, the new president-elect, Mr. Jair Bolsonaro, issued the Provisional Measure No. 870/2019 (“MP”), establishing a […]

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  • 28
    Dec
    2018

    Provisional measure that establishes the creation of the national data protection authority is enacted in Brazil

    The Provisional Measure no. 869 of December 27, 2018 (“MP 869/2018”) was published on December 28, 2018, creating […]

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  • 10
    Dec
    2018

    OPPORTUNITIES OF PUPLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS IN NEW BRAZILIAN GOVERNMENT

    INTRODUCTION Mr. Jair Bolsonaro, the candidate who won the recent presidential election in Brazil, will take office on […]

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  • 5
    Dec
    2018

    Oil & Gas Brazil – Q&A

    Source: Lexology (www.lexology.com) Authors: David Meiler, Barbara Bittencourt and Luise Moura   Domestic market overview Production What is […]

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  • 8
    Nov
    2018

    Federal Government facilitates access to foreign participation in FINTECHS

    1-INTRODUCTION Credit Fintechs, a niche of startups that uses technology in order to offer financial products and services […]

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  • 7
    Nov
    2018

    Newsletter – MPDFT investigates brazilian company that tracks users’ location

      In September, the Personal Data Protection Commission, created at the end of 2017 by the Public Prosecutor’s […]

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  • 25
    Oct
    2018

    Campos Mello Advogados promotes international seminar on Brazilian insurance market

    Campos Mello Advogados (CMA), in partnership with DLA International, promotes an international seminar on Brazilian insurance market. The […]

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  • 23
    Oct
    2018

    Co-working: the collaborative economy and the Brazilian real estate market

    This article first appeared on the website of the Real Estate Committee of the Legal Practice Division of […]

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  • 1
    Oct
    2018

    LexisNexis® Company Law Guide 2018-2019

    Jurisdiction: Brazil 1. What is the general situation for foreign companies in your jurisdiction? (For example, common presence, […]

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  • 28
    Sep
    2018

    Newsletter – September Edition

    INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Dear Clients, In August, 2018 the Third Panel of the Superior Tribunal of Justice (“STJ”, the […]

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  • 25
    Sep
    2018

    Municipal regulation of individual private paid transportation of passengers

    On March 28, 2018, the Brazilian Federal Law n. 13.640 was sanctioned by the President and it has […]

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  • 19
    Sep
    2018

    Brazil: handling internal investigations

    Source: Global Investigations Review (GIR) Authors:  Juliana Sá de Miranda and Ricardo Caiado The last five years were crucial […]

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  • 4
    Sep
    2018

    Newsletter – August Edition

    INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Use of computer programs without the proper license agreements generates an obligation to indemnify its author […]

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  • 3
    Sep
    2018

    New regulation for condo-hotel public offers in Brazil

    Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission enhances legal Certainty of Condo-Hotel Collective Investment Contracts (Hotel’s CIC) by publishing rule […]

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  • 27
    Aug
    2018

    Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Four Key Latin American Jurisdictions

    Felipe Hermanny, Mariana de Araújo  M.  Lima, Camilo Martinez, Sergio Rojas, Gerardo Lozano, Carlos Nuñez and Sandro Espinoza […]

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  • 17
    Aug
    2018

    First data protection law is enacted in Brazil

      The official redaction of the Brazilian general data protection law was published on August 15, 2018 (Law […]

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  • 14
    Aug
    2018

    Supplementary bill of law 53/2018 regarding data protection is sanctioned by president Michel Temer

    Today, on August 14, 2018, we had the opportunity to witness an important step towards data protection in […]

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  • 15
    Jun
    2018

    Microsoft cannot collect data from users without proper consent

    In May, the 9th Federal Court of São Paulo granted a preliminary injunction in order to compel Microsoft […]

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  • 15
    Jun
    2018

    Trademark registration that presents ideological imitation must be annulled, even if composed of common or evocative terms

    In May, the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice, Brazil’s highest court for non-constitutional matters  (“STJ”), ruled that trademarks […]

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  • 4
    Jun
    2018

    Google is responsible for taking down from youtube the parody of the song “malandramente”

    In April, 2018 the 6th Chamber of Civil Law of the Santa Catarina Court of Appeals ruled that […]

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  • 4
    Jun
    2018

    Brazilian consumer association files action against facebook for data breach

    As a result of the scandals involving personal data and behavioral profiles breaches regarding 87 million users connected […]

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  • 2
    May
    2018

    Normative instruction n. 2/2018

    On May 21, 2018, the Ministry of Transparency and General Comptroller Office (CGU) published the Normative Instruction n. […]

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  • 30
    Apr
    2018

    Co-working: the collaborative economy and the Brazilian real estate market

    A long-term effect of the 2008 financial crisis is that markets have innovated to focus  more on sustainability, […]

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  • 19
    Apr
    2018

    The Superior Tribunal of Justice rules that a court order is sufficient for requesting access to online data stored abroad

    In March, 2018, the Superior Tribunal of Justice (STJ – the highest court for non-constitutional matters) ruled that […]

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  • 19
    Apr
    2018

    French brand “chandon” cannot prevent the use of the name by a Brazilian nightclub

    In March, the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice (STJ) ruled that well-known marks are protected only regarding goods […]

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