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December 052023Investing in the creation of industrial designs is critical in modern business practice, as it allows a company’s product to stand out in an increasingly competitive market dynamic.
Just as important as creating distinctive product is ensuring its protection in the country where the company does, or intends to do, business. This is crucial, as this protection guarantees the exclusive right to commercially use the created industrial design.
December 042023O “Brasília em Pauta” é um boletim semanal preparado pela equipe de Contencioso de Brasília, contendo os principais casos a serem julgados pelo Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), Superior Tribunal de Justiça (STJ) e Tribunal de Contas da União (TCU), bem como importantes questões a serem votadas pela Câmara dos Deputados e Senado Federal.
December 012023Brazil's National Congress Passes New Rules for Certain Offshore Investments and Brazilian Investment FundsOn November 30,2023, Law nº 14.740 (resulting from Bill of Law nº 4.287/23) was published in order to stimulate self-regularization of federal taxes under an extraordinary voluntary tax disclosure program, considering its improved conditions vis a vis the ordinary rules for spontaneous regularization provided in Brazilian tax legislation (article 138 of Brazilian Tax Code).
As a rule, the voluntary tax disclosure institute allows the confession and full payment (in cash) of taxes, including interests, excluding compulsory fines, but only if before the beginning of any tax audit.