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New State Law Punishes Manufacture, Transport, and Marketing of Toy Firearm Replicas (July 29, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
On July 27, 2015, legal amendments entered into force in the State of Rio de Janeiro ...
Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Weapons
Killing of a Police Officer Now Considered a Heinous Crime (July 16, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
A new law promulgated on July 7, 2015, by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef amends the Penal ...
Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Criminal code; Law enforcement officers
New Decree Regulates Copyrights (July 01, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
On June 22, 2015, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Decree No. 8,469 on the collective management ...
Topic: Copyright; Intellectual property
Senate Passes New Law Regulating Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities (June 17, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
The Brazilian Federal Senate on June 10, 2015, approved a new law that establishes a legal ...
Federal Supreme Court Authorizes Unauthorized Biographies (June 17, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
On June 10, 2015, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court unanimously decided that it is unconstitutional to ...
Topic: Civil code; Freedom of the press
National Council of Justice Sets Quota for Blacks (June 15, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
The Brazilian National Council of Justice issued a resolution on June 9, 2015, that establishes that ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Judiciary; Legislative powers; Minority rights; Racial and ethnic relations
New Mediation Law Approved by Federal Senate (June 05, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
The Brazilian Federal Senate on June 2, 2015, approved a new law that regulates judicial and ...
Topic: Alternative dispute resolution; Judiciary
New Rules for Unemployment Benefits and Bonus Salary Approved by Federal Senate (June 02, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
On May 26, 2015, the Brazilian Federal Senate approved a provisional measure that amends existing law ...
Topic: Labor; Unemployment benefits; Wages and hours
Constitutional Amendment Passed Increasing Justices (May 12, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
On May 6, 2015, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies approved a constitutional amendment that increases the ...
Topic: Constitution; Judges; Judiciary; Supreme court
New Arbitration Law Approved (May 12, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
The Brazilian Federal Senate approved a proposal on May 5, 2015 (Projeto de Lei do ...
Topic: Alternative dispute resolution
Resolutions on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (March 20, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
On March 12, 2015, two resolutions issued by Brazil's National Council of Anti-Discrimination and Promotion of ...
Topic: LGBT rights
New Law Regulates Professional Drivers (March 12, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
In an effort to diffuse a strike of professional truck drivers that partially paralyzed the movement ...
Topic: Motor carriers; Wages and hours
Killing A Woman Due to Gender Now Classed as a Heinous Crime (March 09, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
The killing of a woman due to her gender is now a qualifying circumstance that makes ...
Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Women's rights
Alimony Now Permitted for Gay Couples (March 09, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
On March 3, 2015, the Brazilian Superior Tribunal of Justice (Superior Tribunal de Justiça, STJ) unanimously ...
Topic: Civil law; Civil rights and liberties; Families ; Judiciary; LGBT rights; Marriage and family status
Program Will Reduce Red-Tape in Opening or Closing a Company (March 02, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
On February 26, 2015, the federal government launched a program (Programa Bem Mais Simples Brasil) to ...
Topic: Bankruptcy; Corporations
New Law Criminalizes Sale of Alcoholic Beverages to Minors (February 27, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
On February 24, 2015, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies approved a new law that amends the ...
Topic: Alcoholic beverages
Lay Judges, a Quick Solution to Less Complex Disputes (February 25, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
Recently tribunals throughout Brazil have been enacting specific normative acts to regulate the activities of lay ...
Topic: Judges; Judiciary
Superior Electoral Tribunal Issues Resolution Regulating Banking Secrecy of Political Parties (January 06, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
A resolution issued by the Superior Electoral Tribunal of Brazil in December 2014 put an end ...
Topic: Campaign finance; Elections and politics
New Code of Civil Procedure Approved by Federal Senate (December 19, 2014) by Eduardo Soares
On December 17, 2014, the Brazilian Federal Senate approved a new Code of Civil Procedure that ...
Topic: Civil procedure
Civil Code Amendment Changes Joint Custody Rules (December 04, 2014) by Eduardo Soares
On November 26, 2014, the Brazilian Federal Senate approved an amendment to articles 1,583, 1,584, 1,585 ...
Topic: Child custody; Civil code; Divorce; Families
Last updated: July 29, 2015