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International Leaders Plan Strategic Direction for the Year Ahead

International Leaders Plan Strategic Direction for the Year Ahead

Bogotá, 1 March 2020 – Biz Latin Hub leaders from all over Latin America are coming together in Bogotá over the next week to share updates of the operations of their respective country offices. Together with Managing Director Craig Dempsey and Chairman David Wright, they'll map out the company's growth strategy for the next 12 months, and plan the future movements of their respective offices. Biz Latin Hub's Corporate Office will host international business leaders from its 12 offices across...

Key Corporate Compliance Requirements in Brazil for an LLC

Key Corporate Compliance Requirements in Brazil for an LLC

Understanding your corporate compliance requirements in Brazil is crucial to the success of your expansion. Multinational executives will expect corporate regulations to differ across the countries they have established their companies in. However, if this is your first commercial expansion to Latin America, you’ll find corporate compliance can vary greatly from other regions. It is necessary to understand all your obligations for corporate compliance in Brazil, and the regulations influencing...

Guide to Brazil Employment Law

Guide to Brazil Employment Law

Investors starting a company and hiring employees in Brazil must be aware of and fully comply with Brazil's employment law.   The Brazilian economy is experiencing recovery, and economic forecasts are positive. Last year, the government passed an important pension reform to manage its national budget more efficiently. In addition, an ambitious tax reform that could simplify the Brazilian complex tax system is on the radar. All of this is set to contribute to boosting the economy, and...

Key Advantages of Doing Business in Brazil

Key Advantages of Doing Business in Brazil

As the largest economy in Latin America and the ninth-largest economy worldwide, many foreign investors looking into the region are considering doing business in Brazil. Brazil has experienced some economic hardship in recent years, though the country is pulling itself together to attract greater numbers of foreign investment. The country experienced a reduction in demand for Brazil’s commodity-based exports. Brazil is nevertheless positive about the future. The government intends to reduce...

How to Register a Trademark in Brazil

How to Register a Trademark in Brazil

Operating commercially in any country comes with a desire to protect your brand and creative energy. Register a trademark in Brazil with the help of a local legal expert, to protect your inventions and succeed as a profitable business. This includes conducting a trademark search in Brazil beforehand to ensure your inventions and ideas are unique. Brazil is a country that has become more attractive for foreign investment after its economy began to gain speed this year and due to its rich...

Commercial Opportunities in Improved Russia-Brazil Trade Relations

Commercial Opportunities in Improved Russia-Brazil Trade Relations

Brazil trade will benefit from improved international relations. As Brazil’s economy recovers, the country is working to improve its commercial appeal to foreign investors. This includes stabilizing its economy, working to conclude trade agreements with strategic partners and engaging deeper conversations with BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa).  Recently, at the eleventh BRICS Summit, Russian and Brazilian representatives and business officials laid the...

Increased US Investment in Latin America Technology Hubs

Increased US Investment in Latin America Technology Hubs

US investment in Latin America by large technology companies is increasing. In 2007, Google opened its Latin American headquarters in Argentina. 13 years later, the company has a renewable energy-powered data center in Chile and will be expanding with another data center in Uruguay. Google is not the only US tech giant investing in Latin America. Other tech multinationals such as Amazon and fintech giant startup Stripe have made great investments in order to provide better services and have...

Fintech Startup Activity in Brazil: Opportunities for Business 

Fintech Startup Activity in Brazil: Opportunities for Business 

Fintech startup activity in Brazil rises as the country adopts new financial services innovations. Brazil has over 380 fintech startups that position the country as a fintech hub. As a consequence, there are valuable opportunities for entrepreneurship in this fluid sector.  Brazil is the largest economy in South America with a 2018 GDP of US$1.8 trillion and a population of 211.6 million. Additionally, the country is beginning to stabilize its economy with ambitious reforms that will increase...

Commercial Space Launch Opportunity for US Business in Brazil 

Commercial Space Launch Opportunity for US Business in Brazil 

After the ratification of an important agreement, US business in Brazil have new opportunity to begin space activities in the country. The government has ambitious plans to develop its space industry, starting with a focus on its spaceport. The space industry has been growing over the past few years, shifting to a more commercial direction. With the ratification of an important agreement to import spacecraft from the US, the country is seeking to attract investment for the launch of commercial...

China and Latin America Trade: Mercosur, Belt and Road, and BRICS

China and Latin America Trade: Mercosur, Belt and Road, and BRICS

Latin American powers are looking to expand trade and innovation channels with the rest of the world. As the region continues to grow at an exponential rate, the region can enjoy greater attention from global powers and diversify its trade portfolio. China continues to influence Latin America trade and investment, and is reaching out to regional leaders to peddle its Belt and Road Initiative, a program of work that aims to connect China with the rest of the world through interconnected,...

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