The “E” of ESG – Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development

10/1/2020 Due the urgency of the sustainability challenges that the world is facing, especially aggravatedby COVID-19, there is an increase in discussions involving ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) indicators and their contribution to the preservation of the environment. Such discussions point to the adoption of the ESG as an effective tool for achieving the UN […]

Construction company is ordered to pay indmnity based on LGPD

10/1/2020   Based on the brazilian General Data Protection Law – “LGPD”, whose provisions came into force on September 18, the jugde of the 13th Civil Court of São Paulo ordered the construction company to pay indemnity for moral damages, due the violation of personal rights. The plaintiff claimed that he signed a contract for […]

Federal Government facilitates deduction of debts from the calculation of IRPJ and CSLL

10/1/2020   Recently, with the enactment of Law No. 14,043, which instituted the Emergency Program to support Jobs, Article 9 of Law No. 9,430, of 1996, was amended. With this change, it became easier to deduct debts that are difficult to recover from the calculation base of Corporate Income Tax (IRPJ) and Social Contribution on […]

The update of the “Legal Framework for Startups” and the “Lei do Bem” after the COVID-19 pandemic

10/1/2020   At the end of 2019, the Legal Framework for Startups was presented to the National Congress, aiming at a legislative innovation to consolidate the startups market in Brazil. This regulation aimed to structure a favorable, legally safe and less bureaucratic environment for the constitution and development of Brazilian startups. Unfortunately, the Legal Framework […]

Advances in gene therapies in Brazil

10/1/2020   Recently, Brazil has started to adopt precursor measures in innovative treatments for gene therapies, reaching a pioneering position in Latin America. In August, the National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) registered the first two advanced therapy products: Luxturna, a drug indicated for the treatment of hereditary retinal dystrophy (DHR), and Zolgensma, indicated for Spinal […]

Arbitration procedure as one of the hypotheses for processing data without consent

10/1/2020   The Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD) impacts the daily lives of various organizations and practices, including arbitration. Influenced by the rules and principles of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Brazilian law placed Brazil on the same level as the countries of the European Union with regard to the legal protection […]