Brazilians Hope to Win International Trade Business from the World Cup

Brazilians Hope to Win International Trade Business from the World Cup

Post on May 20, 2014, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 3 Comments

There is nothing like a major sporting event to serve as a backdrop for a business meeting.  There’s a lot of hob-knobbing going on in those hospitality tents and sky boxes.  Even if they have to travel over oceans, and mountains, and deserts to get there, many people in the international community are looking at Continue Reading…

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Miami ‘Condo King’ Jorge Perez Moves Into São Paulo Brazil

Miami ‘Condo King’ Jorge Perez Moves Into São Paulo Brazil

Post on May 18, 2014, 2:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 1 Comments

Turns out, Jorge Perez wants to condo the world, not just Brickell.  And Brazilians, who can’t seem to get enough of Brickell Condos, are his next pursuit.  Late last year, Perez, the chief executive of the Related Group in Florida and long known as Miami’s “condo king,” launched sales at his first-ever condo project in Continue Reading…

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Drought Brings Higher Coffee Prices and Hoarders Loving It

Drought Brings Higher Coffee Prices and Hoarders Loving It

Post on April 4, 2014, 4:42 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Agribusiness is the real power-house in Brazil.  And with more people worldwide moving into the middle class, and consuming things like coffee (whether it be Starbucks or Juan Valdez), the coffee pipeline is sure to benefit.  For example, Brazil’s worst drought in decades is coming with a silver lining for coffee growers responsible for one Continue Reading…

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Price Fixing Alleged in Sao Paolo Subway Project

Price Fixing Alleged in Sao Paolo Subway Project

Post on March 31, 2014, 5:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Innocent until proven guilty is the saying in the States when hearing of “alleged” criminal activity.  However, when it comes to corruption crimes purportedly perform in Brazil, that mantra might be reversed:  Guilty until “proven” innocent.  In the FCPA era, it is still hard to believe that international company executives are still brazenly conspiring to Continue Reading…

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BOVESPA May Face Some Competition Soon

BOVESPA May Face Some Competition Soon

Post on March 1, 2014, 5:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Like many things in Brazil, if you are on the outside, you are on the outside with little chance of getting in.  However, this could be the year that competition returns to the Brazilian stock market as regulators contemplate letting an outsider into the game. Americas Trading System Brasil — a joint venture between Americas Continue Reading…

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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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