Brazil Trying to Clean Up Its Act, Corporate Act That Is

Brazil Trying to Clean Up Its Act, Corporate Act That Is

Post on January 31, 2014, 2:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

The new Brazilian Anti-Corruption Law brought significant changes to domestic and foreign corporations. The text below is very explanatory but in my opinion 2 major changes came with this new law: the strict liability of the corporation’s representative and parents and affiliates being also criminally liable. Read Marcelo Dos Santos Barradas’ ACC article here: http://bit.ly/1lolmEz Continue Reading…

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Business and Pleasure in Rio for Carnival

Business and Pleasure in Rio for Carnival

Post on January 30, 2014, 1:22 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

If you needed any more indication that Brazil is starting to get serious about its place in the Global economy, you need look no further.  A Brazilian organization, the Brazilian Export Promotion Agency, is organizing the Carnival Project, essentially a giant business expo held at the same time as Carnival.  The “Carnival Project”, which will Continue Reading…

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Pitbull, J-Lo, and Brazilian Leitte Team for World Cup 2014 Anthem

Pitbull, J-Lo, and Brazilian Leitte Team for World Cup 2014 Anthem

Post on January 25, 2014, 3:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 3 Comments

Ricky Martin in 1998, Shakira in 2010, and now Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez, and Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte will sing the official World Cup 2014 Anthem.  Though the song may not be quite what football fans are most looking forward to this summer, these songs tend to remain popular, and have a lasting impression beyond the Continue Reading…

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Cafu, Bebeto Visit Rio de Janeiro Favela to Promote Education

Cafu, Bebeto Visit Rio de Janeiro Favela to Promote Education

Post on January 25, 2014, 2:16 pm by the-victoria-law-group 1 Comments

Though neither Cafu nor Bebeto are from Rio, they are two of the highest profile Brazilian footballers in the world.  Earlier this week, rar away from the madding World Cup crowd, these two former Brazilian football stars joined forces with FIFA to promote education for disadvantaged youngsters through the sport.  The international star power of Continue Reading…

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There’s Brazilian Gold in World Cup 2014, Win or Lose

There’s Brazilian Gold in World Cup 2014, Win or Lose

Post on January 23, 2014, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 1 Comments

Brazil’s Selecão’s colors may be yellow, green, and blue, but when it comes to economic boost to the Brazilian economy this summer, only one color will matter:  Gold!  When Brazil hosts the World Cup later this year, it will be like having the Super Bowl every day for an entire month.  Eight giant companies are Continue Reading…

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Messi, Argentina Think They Have a Shot in Brazil 2014

Messi, Argentina Think They Have a Shot in Brazil 2014

Post on January 22, 2014, 1:41 pm by the-victoria-law-group 2 Comments

I’m personally a fan of the way the Argentines play football.  I remember in 2006 when they beat Serbia 6 – 0.  Relentless, high pressure, swift counter-attacking, precision, beautiful.  What a fun team to watch.  However, they’ve got some work to do if they think they’re going to take home the Cup in Brazil. The Continue Reading…

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