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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...

Build Your Commercial Market Entry Strategy in Brazil

Build Your Commercial Market Entry Strategy in Brazil

Find out how to develop a successful market entry strategy in Brazil for your expansion.  In a highly globalized and competitive world, one of the keys to the success of entrepreneurs is knowing how to find new market opportunities. After defining a target, it is then necessary to seek the best market entry strategy to explore and find success in this new market. With a population of more than 200 million people, a vast business environment with metropolises housing infrastructure similar...

Use PEO Services in Latin America to Continue Business During Restricted Travel Periods

Use PEO Services in Latin America to Continue Business During Restricted Travel Periods

Businesses may consider utilizing PEO services in Latin America to support their business continuity planning. Like many countries, Latin American governments are currently placing restrictions on travel and commercial activity as part of their measures to counter the spread of coronavirus, or COVID-19. Economies worldwide - and the businesses within them - are experiencing varying effects on their commercial activity from these restrictions. The short and medium-term future for businesses may...

Payroll Calculator: Calculate Costs of Hiring Staff in Latin America

Payroll Calculator: Calculate Costs of Hiring Staff in Latin America

We’ve launched our new Payroll Calculator, now available on our website, so you can better understand your hiring costs and requirements when expanding your business in Latin America. Keeping tabs on all the details of your corporate and human resources requirements and their associated costs is difficult. The added challenge of breaking through a language barrier can make this especially so for foreign companies in Latin America. We’re committed to continuous improvement and innovation. Find...

Overview of Agribusiness Opportunities in Brazil

Overview of Agribusiness Opportunities in Brazil

Find out the available agribusiness opportunities in Brazil and how foreign agribusiness actors can take advantage of them. Brazil is one of the BRIC countries and the fifth largest country in the world covering 8,511,000 square kilometers, with 209 million people inhabiting the country.Brazil is a country that is made for agribusiness. The country possesses pleasant climate conditions, geographical diversity including a coastline, low-cost labor, varied climates in favor of livestock and...

How to Hire Staff through an Employer of Record in Brazil

How to Hire Staff through an Employer of Record in Brazil

Gain insight about how to hire staff through an 'Employer of Record' in Brazil. Brazil's large domestic market, strong economy, geographical advantage, and many other factors offer prime conditions for doing business in Latin America. The country has the ninth-largest economy in the world based on nominal GDP. Business and investment in Brazil is set to increase as the government works to develop its economy and attract foreign business activities. Getting appropriate guidance on the...

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