Federal Government updates Income Tax Regulation

On 23rd October 2018, the Federal Government published Decree No. 9,580/2018, which, unexpectedly, revoked Decree No. 3000/1999 (“RIR /99”), responsible for regulating taxation, administration, supervision and collection of Income Tax (IR) over the last 19...

Brazil legalizes fixed-odds sports betting

Law No. 13,756/2018 was published yesterday. Originally intended solely to redirect the proceeds of government-run lotteries more heavily to public security, the new law also creates a new form of authorized wagering in Brazil: fixed-odds sports betting (although the...

Montgomery & Associados recognized by international legal directories

Montgomery & Associados has yet again been recognized as a leading Brazilian law firm by the world’s most prestigious legal directories: Chambers and Partners and Legal500. This year, the firm, which since its foundation has pioneered the innovative business model...

General Data Protection Law is sanctioned in Brazil

On 10th July 2018, proposed House of Representatives Bill of Law No. 53/2018 was approved in the Senate, which, after presidential sanction and publication in the Official Gazette, became the General Data Protection Law in Brazil. Such legislation follows the global...