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08/27/13 Ciência Sem Fronteiras launches Internships and Jobs Website

Internships and Jobs website (portal Estágios & Empregos) is a result of the Federal Government's pursuit to promote easy access to job opportunities and search for highly skilled labor for current and former scholars from...

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08/23/13 Brazil Memo 1410 - Adjusting Expectations

A revision of expectations is gradually taking place around the world: in the Euro Zone, the economic atmosphere is much better. The improvement, although slight, in its industrial production indicates that the recession could be...

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08/13/13 Saks for the Holidays Career Fair at Saks Fifth Avenue Tuesday, August 27th

Reserve your spot for a seasonal sales position at Saks Fifth Avenue for the upcoming Holiday Season • Competitive Commission Structure • Great Employee Discount • Opportunity to Convert to a Permanent Position based on...

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08/12/13 Slowdown in emerging economies, recovery in the U.S. (Itaú BBA)

LatAm Scenario Revision Last Friday, we released our LatAm Macro Monthly report, featuring scenarios for Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, the global economy and commodities. Economic activity in the developed...

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08/12/13 BM&FBOVESPA ANNOUNCES RESULTS FOR THE SECOND QUARTER 2013

Net revenue hits new record increasing 10.8% year-over-year, driven by all-time high volumes for the equities and derivatives segments; Adjusted expenses1 are in line with budget range for 2013; Top-line growth and cost control...

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08/05/13 Brazil Memo 1408 - Partial Adjustment

The Brazilian economy is experiencing a sustained confidence crisis. The National Confederation of Industry and the Getulio Vargas Foundation indexes show declining expectations in the consumer, industrial and service sectors....

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07/29/13 Brazil Memo 1407 - Asymmetric Adjustment

In recent years, China worked well as an anchor of world economic growth. China is currently showing signs of deceleration, indicating that its role as a counterbalance to stagnating advanced economies has apparently reached its...

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07/26/13 Timeline for Initial FATCA Implementation Extended - from Shearman & Sterling LLP

The Treasury Department (“Treasury”) and the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) announced on July 12, 2013 a general six-month extension to the timeline for initial implementation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act or...

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07/26/13 The Application of Brazilian for Employee Hired to Work Abroad - From MHM Advogados

Faced with the globalization of the labor market, when companies based in other countries or multinational companies use Brazilian labor, it is necessary that the legislator pay attention to issues relating to this type of...

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07/22/13 Assessment of the Possibilities for Investments in Logistics - From MHM Advogados

The Federal Government’s Program for the Investment in Logistics announced in the second half of 2012 seeks to improve the efficiency of freight transport in the national territory. Currently, Brazil relies heavily on road...

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07/22/13 Career Opportunity at AMP in Brazil

AMP is seeking a seasoned impact deal-maker to lead AMP’s efforts in Brazil. The ideal candidate will have a strong track record in project finance, transaction management, assembling deal teams and the ambition, drive and...

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07/22/13 Brazil Memo 1406 - A Crisis of Confidence

A political component in the current Brazilian scenario has contributed to the sharp decline in business confidence. Popular demonstrations have leveraged the dissatisfaction with the course of the economy. The market continues...

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07/16/13 Private banking and wealth management trends

Industry strategic priorities The core theme of this year’s Survey is that there remains much to be done by the industry. In our analysis, trusted adviser status has not been fully restored and culture and ethics have now come to...

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07/16/13 Timeline for Initial FATCA Implementation Extended

The Treasury Department (“Treasury”) and the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) announced on July 12, 2013 a general six month extension to the timeline for initial implementation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act or...

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07/15/13 Brazil: Midyear Political and Economic Outlook

Over 100 participants are expected to attend the Brazil: Midyear Political and Economic Outlook, next Wednesday, July 17, in New York. Annually organized by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, the program promotes an...

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07/12/13 Protests in Brazil: Is There a Real Shift on the Way?

A select group of business leaders, financial analysts, economists, and academicians attended yesterday, in New York, a special program organized by The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. to address the Current...

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07/12/13 Petrobras adopts Hedge Accounting

Petrobras has announced that, as of mid-May 2013, it began using the practice known as Hedge Accounting for export business. This practice, regulated in Brazil by means of accounting pronouncement CPC38 – Financial Instruments:...

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07/10/13 CONTAMINATED AREAS AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION

Last June 6, in celebration of Environment Day, the Governor of Sao Paulo Geraldo Alckmin enacted Decree-Law No. 59,263, which regulates Law No. 13,577, dated July 8, 2009, on the guidelines and procedures for the protection of...

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