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April 242019Brazil: 6th Pre-Salt Bid Round – Drafts of Tender Protocol and Production Sharing Agreements ReleasedOn April 15, 2019, the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels - ANP ("ANP") published the preliminary tender protocol ("Pre-Tender") of the 6th Bid Round under the production sharing regime ("6th Pre-Salt Round") to establish the procedures and rules for participating in the bid and to make available the production sharing agreement drafts, the preliminary schedule and other relevant information about the offered areas.
April 222019On Thursday, April 11, 2019, the Brazilian Federal Executive Branch issued Decree No. 9.764/19 ("Decree"), which sets forth regulation for the donation of movable assets and services by individuals or private legal entities to the federal public administration.
April 182019The Brazilian Environmental Protection Agency (IBAMA) has issued Normative Instruction No. 9/2019, which modifies the procedure to request IBAMA’s consent to clear vegetation in areas of the Atlantic Forest that IBAMA has classified as primary forests and secondary forests in a good or fair state of regeneration.