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08/05/16 Motivated by impact: A new generation seek to make their mark

The next generation of business leaders are taking over the reins of established family businesses and are looking to make their mark. Others are charting their own course, setting up innovative businesses to meet the evolving...

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08/04/16 Garry Authors Article on Proposed Section 385 Tax Regulations

Partner Kristen Garry (Washington, DC-Tax) recently authored an article for the Journal of Taxation of Financial Products titled “Are the Proposed Code Sec. 385 Regulations, Which Represent Significant Changes in Law, in Part,...

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08/03/16 Winning the War for Talent: A New Playbook for Alternative Asset Managers

As alternative asset management firms continue to navigate a volatile market environment, generating alpha and gathering assets is no easy feat. It is times like these that reinforce the critical role that attracting and...

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08/02/16 Reduced tuition to the Chamber members and friends who enroll their children at The New York International School (ages 2-13)*

The New York International School offers a permanent 20% tuition discount to all members and friends of the Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce who enroll their children at the school*. NYIS provides world-class education from...

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08/02/16 A não incidência de PIS/COFINS sobre os juros sobre capital próprio (“JCP”)

A incidência de PIS/COFINS sobre os juros sobre capital próprio (“JCP”) tem sido palco de disputas tributárias. Os contribuintes defendem que não há incidência, pois os JCP devem ter o mesmo tratamento dos dividendos. A Receita...

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08/01/16 5 ferramentas para empreendedores iniciantes

Dar os primeiros passos na criação de um negócio exige dedicação e conhecimento do mercado, mas algumas ferramentas podem ajudar a tornar esse início um pouco mais fácil. Confira, abaixo, algumas delas: Para tirar a ideia do...

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07/29/16 Post-Meeting Etiquette

What is appropriate after a meeting to say thank-you in Brazil? So your business meeting in Brazil just went fabulous. You made the deal, sealed the merger, set up plans to move forward. Now what? How can you follow up after a...

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07/26/16 American Airlines Extends Sponsorship With Carolina Panthers

American Airlines is reinforcing its commitment to the Carolinas by renewing its sponsorship as the Official Airline of the Carolina Panthers with a long-term agreement. American, through its merger with US Airways, has been the...

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07/25/16 Agreement to Sell Petrobras Chile is Signed

Petrobras, following up its material fact announcement of May 3, 2016, has announced that it has signed a sale and purchase agreement with the Southern Cross Group for 100% of Petrobras Chile Distribuición Ltda (PCD), held...

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07/25/16 AIG Releases 2015 Corporate Citizenship Report

American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) today announced the release of its 2015 Corporate Citizenship Report, which showcases the company’s governance, environmental, and social performance, as well as its commitment to...

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07/22/16 BNY MELLON REPORTS SECOND QUARTER EARNINGS OF $825 MILLION OR $0.75 PER COMMON SHARE

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (“BNY Mellon”) (NYSE: BK) today reported second quarter net income applicable to common shareholders of $825 million, or $0.75 per diluted common share, or $830 million, or $0.76 per...

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07/20/16 Duane Morris: International Comparative Legal Guide to Construction & Engineering Law 2016

Construction & Engineering Law covers common issues in construction and engineering laws and regulations – including making construction projects, supervising construction contracts, common issues on construction contracts...

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07/19/16 Exiger Acquires The Poseidon Group

Exiger, the global regulatory and financial crime, risk and compliance firm, today announced the acquisition of The Poseidon Group, the Hong Kong and Singapore-based due diligence and business intelligence firm. With this...

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07/19/16 Souza, Cescon, Barrieu & Flesch Advogados: New rules on distributed generation set to increase use of solar power in Brazil

In March 2016, Resolution 687, enacted by the Brazilian National Electricity Agency (ANEEL), came into force. It brings important changes to the rules applicable to distributed generation, whereby costumers can install generators...

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07/19/16 Jones Day’s David Bouchard chosen for LEAD Atlanta Class of 2017

The Atlanta Office of global law firm Jones Day has announced that David Bouchard, an associate in the Business & Tort Litigation Practice, was selected to participate in the LEAD Atlanta Class of 2017. Jones Day is proud to...

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07/18/16 OCBC merges 2 banking units in China to form OCBC Wing Hang China

OCBC Bank said on Monday it has merged its two subsidiaries in China - OCBC Bank (China) and Wing Hang Bank (China) Limited - to form OCBC Wing Hang Bank (China) Limited. OCBC Wing Hang China has a registered capital of five...

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07/18/16 FIS Leads Technology Transformation with Bank Leumi USA

FIS™, a global leader in financial services technology, today announced the completion of one of the industry’s most unique transformational projects with Bank Leumi USA. The bank replaced its legacy technology platform with FIS...

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07/18/16 Shearman & Sterling Advises on HT Global’s $300 Million High Yield Bond Offering

Shearman & Sterling advised Deutsche Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, ING, and UBS as initial purchasers on the US$300 million 7% senior notes offering by HT Global IT Solutions Holdings Limited (“HT Global”). The notes will be...

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07/13/16 Bernstein’s advisor Flavia Guimaraes discusses environment of uncertainty in the markets

Flavia Guimaraes, Bernstein Private Wealth Management Advisor, held a luncheon at Bernstein’s New York office to discuss perspectives in the capital markets. The selected group of guests discussed how investor sentiment is...

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07/13/16 Shearman & Sterling’s Healthcare Group Recognized for Outstanding Client Service

Shearman & Sterling was recently recognized in the BTI Consulting Group’s Power Rankings 2016 report for outstanding service to healthcare clients. According to BTI, Shearman & Sterling meets the “clientopia” criteria for...

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