(SOLD OUT!) Hot Topics in Doing Business in Brazil

(SOLD OUT!) Hot Topics in Doing Business in Brazil

Join Us on March 14, 2013 Time: 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM Location: Latham & Watkins LLP, New York, New York
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Hot Topics in Doing Business in Brazil

Please join us for breakfast and a discussion on hot topics led by Latham & Watkins, Mattos Filho and General Atlantic on doing business in Brazil. Latham's global experts have partnered with the team at Mattos Filho who was named Brazil Law Firm of the Year by Chambers Latin America in 2012, Brazil - US Business Council, Americas Society and the Council of the Americas, the Brazilian Institute of Business Law - IBRADEMP, the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce and General Atlantic to host a discussion on the issues that affect doing business in Brazil.

This seminar will cover:
Corporate Issues
• Overview of stock purchases (both majority and minority interests) and asset purchases in both public and private companies
• Issues upon sale or liquidation (cashing out)
Tax Issues
• Major planning issues that arise in stock and asset purchases
• Day-to-day issues of doing business in Brazil (basics and hot topics), repatriation of profits, role of transfer pricing, and BACEN issue
• Tax issues upon sale or liquidation (cashing out)
Labor & Social Security Issues
• Main employment / labor issues at start-up, day-to-day, and cash out (includes work visa, “green card”, and spousal visa issues)
• Executive compensation: typical Brazilian executive compensation plans, and coordination of Brazilian affiliate employment rules and compensation with foreign affiliate standards

Speakers (click on their names so see bios):
Antonio Del Pino, Partner, Latham & Watkins
Vilma Toshie Kutomi, Partner, Mattos Filho
Dennis Lamont, Partner, Latham & Watkins
Flavio Mifano, Partner, Mattos Filho
Daniel Miranda, Partner, Mattos Filho
Doug Scherrer, Vice President, General Atlantic

This is a complimentary seminar. Please register online.

For more information, please contact Joanna Santos at joanna.santos@lw.com or +1.212.906.2915.

Latham & Watkins LLP is a full-service international law firm with approximately 2,000 attorneys in 31 offices around the world. Consistently ranked among the world's premier business law firms with internationally recognized practices in a wide spectrum of transactional, litigation, corporate and regulatory areas, the firm earns praise worldwide for work on high-profile and groundbreaking matters. Latham’s highly regarded Corporate Department has an international client base ranging from large multinational corporations to closely held emerging companies. Our transactional prowess is evidenced by our consistent rankings in league tables and surveys around the globe. For example, Latham received more than two dozen Top 10 rankings, the most of any law firm, in The American Lawyer 2012 Corporate Scorecard for its merger and acquisitions, private equity and capital markets practices. For more information, visit us on our website at www.lw.com.

Mattos Filho is one of the leading full-service law firms in Brazil and is recognized for the high quality of its services across a wide variety of practices. The firm has played an important role in a number of key developments in Brazil’s recent economic growth and represents domestic and foreign businesses, financial institutions, investors, non-profit organisations, governmental bodies, and multilateral agencies. We offer leading practitioners in each practice area and provide a full range of legal services meeting the highest standards of expertise and efficiency. In addition to having an enviable list of Brazilian clients, we are renowned for our extensive experience serving Fortune Global 500 and other large foreign enterprises. In recent years, our firm has won the “Best Latin America Law Firm” award from Chambers and “Brazilian Law Firm of the Year” and similar awards from other leading industry publications. For more information, visit www.mattosfilho.com.br.

The Brazil-US Business Council (BUSBC) is the premier business advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening the economic and commercial relationship between the two countries. The US Section of the BUSBC represents the major US companies invested in Brazil and operates under the administrative aegis of the US Chamber of Commerce, maintaining independent policy formulation and membership. The Brazil Section of the BUSBC is managed by the Brazilian National Confederation of Industry (CNI), composed of the 27 Brazilian state-level federations of industry. For more information, visit www.brazilcouncil.org.

Americas Society and the Council of the Americas – uniting opinion leaders to exchange ideas and create solutions to the challenges of the Americas today. For more information, www.as-coa.org.

The Brazilian Institute of Business Law – IBRADEMP is a nonprofit organization, present in the main states of Brazil and in New York and Washington, DC. Internationally recognized, IBRADEMP promotes best practices in the development of Business Law. IBRADEMP stimulates the debate of complex business legal topics amongst members of the Brazilian legal community comprised of judges, justices, attorneys, general counsel for companies and financial institutions, scholars and professors, contributing to improving the technical quality of Business Law professionals. IBRADEMP’s mission includes the development of legal studies, research and technical work, emphasizing its importance to the economic development of the country, given the need for a favorable regulatory environment to foster investment in various sectors of the economy. IBRADEMP holds meetings led by Study Groups in different areas of Business Law that enable the discussion of controversial cases among professionals of the area, including resulting in the preparation of suggestions or proposals of bills of law. For more information, www.ibrademp.org.br.

The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., established in New York City over 45 years ago, is recognized as the most active and effective bilateral organization aimed at promoting increased business and a stronger relationship between Brazil and the United States. Chamber members represent all sectors of the economy and range from Fortune 500 corporations to small and medium-sized companies. Its extensive annual calendar of events continually draws key executives and leading decision-makers from both the public and private sectors. For more information on membership or Chamber events: www.brazilcham.com.













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Event Topic

Hot Topics in Doing Business in Brazil

Type of Event

Breakfast Seminar

Date of Event

March 14, 2013
8:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Event Registration Fees

A complimentary Breakfast Seminar. Business attire.


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