Doing Business in Brazil
- Date 30 April 2014
- Time 14:00 - 17:15
- Location London
- Full venue address Venue to be confirmed 14 days prior to the course date London United Kingdom
- CPD Hours 3
£240 + VAT
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- Event type Seminar
Over the past few years, Brazil has consolidated its strong role in the international scenario by reopening relevant means for the development of trade of goods and services and strengthening important commercial relations with existing and new partners throughout the international community.
Despite the recent world economic crisis, Brazil has successfully kept its economic situation stable, thus attracting major foreign investments. Brazil is now in the spotlight as it will host the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games.
This course is for law practitioners whose clients are doing or considering doing business in Brazil. It is also designed for those who are already familiar with the Brazilian business culture and who will have conducted some cases or transactions for clients in Brazil. Refresh and consolidate your existing knowledge of this vibrant emerging market and focus on a structured framework to prepare for and be successful in future negotiations with a Brazilian element.
What You Will Learn
This course will cover the following:
* An overview of Brazil - the political and legal systems
* Foreign investment - direct v indirect investment
* Corporate law - different types of entity and duties & liabilities of directors and officers
* Contract law - agency and distribution relationship inter alia
* Tax law - direct & indirect investment and importing & exporting
* Real estate and property
* International trade
* Dispute resolution
Speaker: Luiz Costa is a Brazil/UK qualified lawyer having studied law in both countries. Luiz is Head of Brazil Desk at the London-based firm Fletcher Day LLP, where he manages a small team of dual qualified lawyers dealing with multi-jurisdictional matters. He is regularly asked to prepare legal reports on Brazilian law for a number of top 100 UK law firms. His practice consists of contentious and non-contentious international matters with a Brazil attachment.
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