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Rousseff Decries Cyber Warfare

Post on September 26, 2013, 3:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Still upset of the NSA international spy ring, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff told the General Assembly that the U.N. needed to get involved with Internet safeguards that will ensure privacy and respect for individual rights.  In the age of Google and Facebook, I’m not sure that individuals haven’t ceded their rights, willingly! Read Aaron Morrison Continue Reading…

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NSA Sore Point in U.S., Brazil Relations

NSA Sore Point in U.S., Brazil Relations

Post on September 25, 2013, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Everybody spies on their neighbors.  What’s the big deal?  I guess when it comes to the international realm, it is a big deal.  Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s postponement of a planned state visit to Washington points up rifts in relations between the hemisphere’s two largest democracies over the NSA fiasco.  But really, what’s a bit Continue Reading…

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In Response to NSA, Dilma Wants Brazilian Servers to be Housed in Brazil

Post on September 17, 2013, 3:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 1 Comments

Brazil’s president asked Brazilian legislators last week to urgently vote on a bill that would force foreign companies to store all data about their Brazilian clients on servers based in the country, a move seen as essential for user security after repeated reports of Internet spying by the U.S. in Brazil.  Novel concept, but a Continue Reading…

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Brazilian Billionaire Batista Says He’ll Bounce Back

Brazilian Billionaire Batista Says He’ll Bounce Back

Post on September 17, 2013, 11:00 am by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

The bigger they are, the harder they fall.  Even in Brazil, where things aren’t always as they seem, this universal maxim is true.  Well, Brazilian entrepreneur Eike Batista  says he’ll bounce back.  He criticizes his own oil executives and investors, and claims he is the biggest loser.  But he’s not done.  He may be down, Continue Reading…

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Brazil Tax Guide For Foreigners 2013 Edition, an Excellent Resource

Brazil Tax Guide For Foreigners 2013 Edition, an Excellent Resource

Post on September 8, 2013, 3:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

The Brazil Tax Guide for Foreigners 2013 Edition has become the most valuable and successful guide on Brazilian taxation in the English language used by multinational companies with interests in Brazil, local and foreign consultants, and even government officials.  In its first edition, hundreds of copies reached 35 countries and most of the Brazilian states. Get Author David Roberto Continue Reading…

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Rio Rent Retreats as Petrobras Faces Pitfalls

Post on September 6, 2013, 2:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

I’m not sure that Rio would be considered a bargain these days, but if you’re looking for a place to rent, you have a pretty good chance of finding one.  Rental prices in Rio de Janeiro fell last month for the first time in more than three years as Brazil’s economy struggles to gain steam Continue Reading…

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