COVID-19 and its Impact on Labour and Employment Relations

           April 3rd, 2020 (information and measures available up to this date, subject to change as new measures are announced by the authorities)   Having regard the pandemic declaration by the World Health Organization (WHO) due to the new coronavirus (Covid-19)...

COVID-19 and its Impacts on Labour and Employment Relations

  26th March 2020 (information and measures available up to 7:00pm of this date, subject to change as new measures are announced by the authorities) Having regard the pandemic declaration by the World Health Organization (WHO) due to the new coronavirus...

Covid-19: Criminal Issues in Brazil

Brazil, like several other countries, has been taking measures to minimize the spread of the new coronavirus. The recently published Federal Law No 13.979 of 6th February 2020 provides for several measures to deal with the public health emergency resulting from the...

Covid-19: Main Civil Law Aspects

In view of the current scenario experienced by Brazilian society due to the spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (“Covid-19”), we review below certain key topics of a civil nature triggered by the crisis. As far consumer relations are concerned and having regard that...

Covid-19: Brazilian Tax Law Repercussions

Under Ordinance No. 543/20, the Federal Tax Authority has temporarily suspended the term for the practice of procedural acts and administrative proceedings. Public visits to the offices will be restricted to specific services, namely: regularization of the...

Covid-19: Real Estate Issues in Brazil

As far as the right to compulsory rent renewal is concerned, it is known that lease renewal lawsuits must be filed within the first six months of the last year of the term of the agreement. Therefore, it is important to highlight that even if judicial procedural...