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04/10/17 DATAGRO: Brasil tem capacidade para mudar cenário do mercado internacional de açúcar

O Brasil continua sendo o principal fundamento do mercado internacional. Com uma oferta de Açucares Totais Recuperáveis (ATR) de 87 milhões de toneladas e uma capacidade relativamente elástica para alterar o mix de produção para...

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04/10/17 LCA Consultores: Political analysis - April, 2017

Run Temer, run According to Fernando Henrique Cardoso, former resident of Brazil (from 1995 to 2002), the Temer administration is a “rickety footbridge” (“pinguela”, in Portuguese). Behind this metaphor there is the idea that...

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04/10/17 Jones Day continues Australia growth with addition of Global Disputes partner Lucas Wilk in Perth

The global law firm Jones Day continues to expand in Australia with the announcement that Lucas Wilk has joined the Firm's Perth Office as a partner in itsGlobal Disputes Practice. A corporate disputes lawyer for more than 20...

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04/06/17 Duane Morris LLP and PwC will host "Challenges and Opportunities in Healthcare in 2017," on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Duane Morris' Washington, D.C. office.

Challenges and Opportunities in Healthcare in 2017 - April 20, 2017 | Washington, D.C. | Duane Morris LLP Duane Morris LLP and PwC will host, "Challenges and Opportunities in Healthcare in 2017," on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from...

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04/06/17 White & Case LLP: Closing the gender pay gap

The landscape for gender pay gap reporting is shifting fast, and multinational corporations face a maze of new obligations in the different countries in which they operate. This myriad of legislation and regulation poses...

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04/05/17 J.P. Morgan: Jamie Dimon tells MBA students that banking is still the place to be

Jamie Dimon may be talking up his own book, but he believes that MBA students should embrace the “dramatically” growing financial services industry when thinking about starting their career. Yes, MBAs may be increasingly turning...

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04/05/17 SOUZA, CESCON, BARRIEU & FLESCH ADVOGADOS: Carlos Augusto Junqueira avalia o impacto do uso de boletins de voto pelos acionistas, obrigatório esse ano para mais de 90 companhias

Carlos Augusto Junqueira destaca em entrevista à Capital Aberto que questões antes debatidas apenas no dia da assembleia poderão ser antecipadas. A mudança deixou o dever de casa mais extenso para os envolvidos na operação.

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04/05/17 BTG Pactual: Roberto Sallouti e Nelson Jobim falam sobre economia e política para estudantes brasileiros nos EUA

Roberto Sallouti, CEO do BTG Pactual, e Nelson Jobim, sócio e integrante do Conselho de Administração do Banco, estiveram entre os palestrantes da maior conferência de estudantes brasileiros fora do Brasil, a BrazUSC, realizada...

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04/04/17 LCA Consultores: Conference call com Bráulio Borges (Economista Sênior da LCA Consultores)

Prezado(a), Temos a satisfação de convidá-lo (a) para participar do conference call com Bráulio Borges (Economista Sênior da LCA Consultores) no dia 12 de Abril, às 16h (horário de Brasília). Tema: "Avaliação dos impactos...

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04/04/17 Veirano Advogados: Law 13,429/2017 - Changes to the regulation on temporary services and new regulation on outsourcing services

Further to our previous alert about the Legislative Bill 4302/98 we would like to inform that the President has approved Law 13,429/2017 changing the regulation on temporary services and introducing regulation on outsourcing...

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04/03/17 OCBC Bank economist Wellian Wiranto shares his thoughts on future interest rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve

THE reflation boost for Singapore banks remains a question, even as the US Federal Reserve expectedly lifted interest rates by 25 basis points this week. For one thing, hopes of higher loan pricing by the Singapore banks must be...

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04/03/17 Machado Meyer Advogados: Brazil is Re-Emphasising Privatisations

With the country slowly emerging from its worst recession in decades, with federal government spending now frozen, in real terms, by law, for the next 20 years, Brazil is again looking to the private sector to undertake or help...

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03/30/17 AIG: Cyber Risks and Your Supply Chain

Companies recognize that supply chain risk is a growing problem, and today, cyber risks and supply chain risks are increasingly linked. For multinationals, cyber risks in the supply chain may be even more significant, as many...

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03/30/17 K&L Gates LLP: Structures and Investments for Socially Responsible Entities

Structures and Investments for Socially Responsible Entities - 5 APRIL 2017 PITTSBURGH 2:30 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. Nonprofits and charities are no longer the only means of “doing good,” and the private sector is no longer a means...

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03/30/17 Q & A With David Ostow, Cartoonist and Curator, at Roger Smith Hotel

David Ostow’s work has appeared in Entertainment Weekly, Huffington Post and Entertainment Weekly…and, as of this month, Roger Smith Hotel. The Brooklyn-based cartoonist’s March Mega Opening features a collection of works done by...

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03/29/17 LCA Consultores: Brazil's Macroeconomic Scenario

Basic scenario continues to contemplate moderate growth only (abroad and domestically) With the evolution of the international and domestic situations in the early months of the year came a few favorable surprises, albeit with...

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03/29/17 Jones Day's Bruce Bennett named American Lawyer "Dealmaker of the Year" for Caesars Restructuring

Citing the successful resolution he secured in the Caesars Entertainment Operating Company's bankruptcy matter, The American Lawyer has named Jones Day's Bruce Bennett a 2017 "Dealmaker of the Year." Mr. Bennett led a team...

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03/29/17 Littler Mendelson P.C.: New Rules for Tipped Employees in Brazil and How They Affect the Hospitality Industry

On March 13, 2017, Brazil's President Michel Temer signed into law new regulations concerning the payment, distribution, tax withholdings, and reporting of tips, whether voluntarily given by customers or charged by employers as a...

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03/28/17 Peixoto & Cury Advogados: José Nantala B. Freire no portal EBC Agência Brasil - As consequências da Operação Carne Fraca

Acionistas movem ação coletiva nos EUA contra grupos frigoríficos brasileiros. As consequências da Operação Carne Fraca, da Polícia Federal, cujas investigações foram divulgadas no último dia 17, já começam a surgir para as...

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03/28/17 Deloitte Expands Cloud Services with Acquisition

Deloitte announced today significant investments in its cloud services, providing clients with an advanced set of analytic and cognitive capabilities to enable their digital transformation. Investments include the acquisition of...

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