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June 2020 Regulatory Update: South and Central America

June 2020 Regulatory Update: South and Central America

Our professionals report notable regulatory updates for June 2020. Biz Latin Hub’s team of legal and accounting professionals based across Latin America report the following notable regulatory updates for June 2020 in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Uruguay. In our regulatory update series, we report on legal and other reforms that could significantly impact businesses in Latin America. Note that this not an exhaustive list of all...

Latest Developments in MERCOSUR Trade Deals and Negotiations

Latest Developments in MERCOSUR Trade Deals and Negotiations

The Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR) brings new trade deals and negotiations to its participating countries Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Its goal is to generate business and investment opportunities. It has driven agreements with other countries, and the so-called Associated States, which lead to meetings and activities between those South American countries. on top of that, MERCOSUR has also brought commercial and political partnerships with countries all over the world. We...

Perceptions of Doing Business in Latin America: Cautious Optimism For Future Growth and Opportunities

Perceptions of Doing Business in Latin America: Cautious Optimism For Future Growth and Opportunities

In June 2020, the Biz Latin Hub team launched a survey asking for information about individuals’ perceptions about doing business in Latin America. In June 2020, the Biz Latin Hub team launched a survey asking for information about individuals’ perceptions about doing business in Latin America. We received a range of responses from 75 business owners, executives, government officials and other specialists operating in over 40 countries worldwide. 57.3% of respondents are considering expanding...

Mitigate Your Business Risks with Due Diligence in Brazil

Mitigate Your Business Risks with Due Diligence in Brazil

Understand how to manage your business risks with due diligence in Brazil. Brazil's favourable conditions for doing business and consumer market size attract many multinational companies looking to expand into Latin America.  Brazil has several legal peculiarities that impact companies' way of doing business that they must be aware of. Additionally, it is important for companies to accurately understand and make informed decisions on the level of risk they face when engaging new partners or...

Survey: Help Us Understand Current Attitudes on Doing Business in Latin America

Survey: Help Us Understand Current Attitudes on Doing Business in Latin America

Take our short survey and share your perceptions about the current and future outlook for doing business in Latin America: Perceptions of doing business in Latin America | Hacer negocios en América Latina We are seeking to understand general attitudes about working or doing business in Latin America, and understand what individuals and companies may be planning for the future. We are seeking to understand general attitudes about working or doing business in Latin America, and understand what...

How to Form an NGO in Brazil

How to Form an NGO in Brazil

Learn how to form a non-governmental organization or NGO in Brazil. According to the Brazilian NGO association, ABONG, there are now more than 300,000 NGOs in Brazil. If you seek to become one of them, read on to find information about the laws and procedures to from an NGO in Brazil.  The legal status of NGOs in Brazil Roles and responsibilities need to be clearly assigned in an NGO in Brazil. The Third Sector Law, nº 9.790, from 1999, provides the qualification of private legal entities...

Business Opportunities in Brazil’s Construction Sector

Business Opportunities in Brazil’s Construction Sector

The construction sector in Brazil is a key contributor to GDP growth, with large cities located in all regions and a vast workforce available to operate in a rapidly expanding market. The construction market in Brazil offers key opportunities for the foreign multinational company expanding into Latin America.  The construction sector is not only responsible for construction operations alone, but for an entire chain connecting different types of service providers and suppliers. We explore...

Meet Gabriel Zago, Country Manager in Brazil

Meet Gabriel Zago, Country Manager in Brazil

Meet Gabriel Zago, our Country Manager at our Brazilian office in São Paulo. Meet Gabriel Zago, our Country Manager and legal expert at our Brazilian office in São Paulo since August 2019. Gabriel is responsible for managing the office and supporting our clients by delivering our full suite of multilingual legal, accounting, tax, payroll and trademark services in Brazil. Gabriel's previous experiences Before joining Biz Latin Hub, Gabriel was a partner of a boutique law firm in São Paulo for...

Overview of the Nice Classification System for Trademarks

Overview of the Nice Classification System for Trademarks

The Nice International Classification System for trademarks was established by the Nice Agreement as an international classification for both goods and services when registering trademarks. When planning a market entry strategy into Latin America, many miss the opportunity to use trademark services and and the protection they grant.  Trademark services in Latin America are an excellent and highly recommended way to shield and protect your investment and intellectual property in Latin...

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