By Tiago Marreiros Moreira

The electorate of Brazil is preparing to go to the polls and choose the next president. The era is uncertain and tends to involve less investment, according to lawyers contacted by the Economic Journal. The political stalemate slips into the legal world, but in order for it to not be a barrier to creating new businesses, experts have listed a number of advice that potential entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs are expected to carry when they cross the Atlantic.

Mafalda Martins Lourenço collaborates with Abreu Advogados in São Paulo, through a partnership with Siqueira Castro Advogados. According to the consultant, “one of the most frequent mistakes of the Portuguese companies whose businesses went wrong in Brazil was to believe that, by speaking the same language, they would have made life easier”. In his opinion, often, language may even become an obstacle.