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Brazilian Tax Reform Developments – Bill to replace PIS and COFINS for a new Federal VAT (CBS)

  • August 7, 2020
  • Braz - Can Operations

The Brazilian government delivered to Congress a draft bill (Bill No. 3,887/2020) encompassing the unification of Federal Taxes with the creation of a Federal VAT named “Social Contribution on Goods and Services – CBS” (in Portuguese: “Contribuição Social sobre Operações com Bens e Serviços – CBS”)...

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CORONAVIRUS: LABOR, CONTRACTUAL AND TAX IMPACTS IN BRAZIL

  • March 20, 2020
  • Carolina Albernaz

What is important to know… The rapid increase in the number of people affected globally by the coronavirus has several impacts on the way society is organized. Residential isolation, flight cancellations, border closings, stock exchange and exchange rate fluctuations are some of the effects caused by the global pandemic. At this ti...

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Mining Companies Should Go Green to Succeed in the Capital Markets

  • March 9, 2020
  • Carolina Albernaz

Toronto (March 4, 2020) – One day after the Brazilian Mining Association (IBRAM) and Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) signed a historic cooperation deal to propel the mining industry in Brazil, executives and specialists discussed the challenges of raising capital tied to environmental social governance (ESG) goals. The topic was covere...

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Brazil: A Treasure Map of Mining Opportunities

  • March 3, 2020
  • Carolina Albernaz

Toronto (March 3, 2020) – An auditorium packed with a very attentive audience attended an insightful and comprehensive overview of the mining sector in Brazil yesterday at PDAC 2020. Gathered at the traditional Brazilian Mining Day event,  mining professionals and executives from Brazil and Canada watched a series of presentations cove...

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Companies Share Optimism as Brazilian Mining Sector Changes

  • March 3, 2020
  • Carolina Albernaz

Toronto (March 1st, 2020) – Some of the key challenges for developing the mining sector in Brazil were debated yesterday at the Brazil-Canada Mining Brunch hosted by the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce. Representatives from some of the largest multinational corporations with operations in the country expressed their optimism about the...

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Brazilian Secretary Paints a Welcoming Prospect for Mining Investors

  • March 2, 2020
  • Carolina Albernaz

Toronto (February 29, 2020) – Speaking to Canadian government authorities and members of the Brazilian delegation at the PDAC 2020 at the Four Seasons Hotel yesterday, Brazil’s Mining Secretary Alexandre Vidigal de Oliveira stressed the importance of ongoing changes in the mining sector in Brazil. He expressed the deep commitment of t...

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