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08/06/14 Brazil Memo 1458 - Vulnerabilities

The US GDP increased at a strong 4% in the second quarter, making the normalization of their monetary policy a process that cannot be reversed. · Timing: Therefore, efforts to correct imbalances in Brazil should be redoubled....

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07/29/14 Brazil Memo 1457 - Economy in Transition

Expectations continue to deteriorate. The industry confidence index, as measured by the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV), showed its seventh consecutive drop. At the same time, market projections for GDP growth are already...

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07/02/14 Brazil Memo 1453 - Negative Trends

Moody´s has issued a warning that Brazil needs to reverse its negative economic trends, indicating that the country’s stable risk outlook could be reassessed. The main concern is with the pace of the economy, which is below...

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06/30/14 ILASA awards Mattos Filho as Best Brazilian Law Firm 2014

We are proud to announce that Mattos Filho was recognized by the International Legal Alliance (ILASA) as the Best Brazilian Law Firm 2014 in event held on June 19th, in New York City. The ILASA recognizes the best law firms in...

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06/24/14 Tribute to Marcio M. Moreira

On behalf of the Board of Directors of The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., we regretfully inform you of the passing of Mr. Marcio M. Moreira, former Vice Chairman of McCann Worldgroup, longtime Chamber member, and a...

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06/18/14 From the Arab Spring to Occupy, Corruption 2.0 Rallies the Masses

From Turkey to Egypt, Bulgaria to Thailand, and Brazil to India, the rise of an urban, entitled, angry middle class is one of the most striking trends of the last few years. Rebellions have different proximate causes, but...

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06/16/14 Tribute to Moise Y. Safra

On behalf of the Board of Directors of The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., we regretfully inform you of the passing of Mr. Moise Y. Safra, one of the most prestigious and admired Brazilian bankers and a longtime...

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06/11/14 Read the First Edition of "I See Brazil", by Imagem Corporativa

I See Brazil is produced by PR agency Imagem Corporativa in order to show how is the perception of Brazil in other countries, gathering and analyzing references to politics, economics and environmental issues. The results are...

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04/29/14 Tribute to Tony H. Bonaparte (6/13/37 - 4/26/14)

On behalf of the Board of Directors of The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., we regretfully inform you of the passing of Dr. Tony H. Bonaparte, husband of 30 years of former Chamber Executive Director Sueli Bonaparte...

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04/28/14 Brazil Memo 1444 - The Challenge of Productivity

In a recent edition of the trustworthy and always critical English magazine, The Economist, attention was given to the Brazilian economy’s low productivity. Between 1990 and 2012, jobs contributed to about 40% of GDP growth,...

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04/24/14 Brazilian Jazz Talent Ricardo Baldacci in the MadeInNY Jazz Gala Concert

On May 3rd, Brazil will have a unique opportunity to show the world one of its own fabulous jazz talents Ricardo Baldacci. Baldacci’s video entry at the world renowned online Made In NY Jazz Competition demonstrated his strong...

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03/31/14 Brazil Memo 1440 - A Good Deal

When Standard & Poor’s cut Brazil´s credit-rating, it turned out to be beneficial for both the government and the markets. It reduced uncertainty levels due to the way it was implemented (without surprise) and how it...

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03/24/14 Brazil Memo 1439 - Battle of Expectations

US monetary policy is returning to normal under the leadership of Janet Yellen, the new Federal Reserve Chair. The program of systematically reducing the purchase of assets is being maintained. The real news is that the timing of...

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03/19/14 BUPA Provides Peace of Mind for International Travelers

International travelers have found peace of mind by traveling with an international insurance plan provided by British United Provident Association (BUPA). BUPA is one of the leading international healthcare groups, serving over...

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03/11/14 LITTLER ENHANCES LATIN AMERICA CAPABILITIES WITH ADDITION OF GLOBAL EMPLOYMENT LAW SPECIALIST

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, deepens its Latin American capabilities with the addition of Renata Neeser, a global employment law specialist. A licensed practitioner in...

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02/18/14 Brazil Memo 1433 - Vicious Circle

The record trade deficit and a strong industrial contraction are corroborating the vicious circle that comes from low growth and imbalances. Lately, this is what has been characterizing the Brazilian economy. · Trade: The January...

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02/11/14 MESKITA Debuts at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Brazilian born designer Alessandra Meskita made her NYFW debut for her namesake brand MESKITA, presenting her first ready-to-wear collection in The Salon at Lincoln Center. For the Fall/Winter 2014 collection, Alessandra Meskita...

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02/05/14 Brazil Memo 1432 - Tension in The Markets

Following Brazil’s move, various emerging economies such as Turkey, South Africa and India are raising their interest rates in an attempt to stabilize their currencies. · New Economic Trend: This orthodox turnaround was already...

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01/31/14 What is the state of information security in the tech sector?

While information security risks have evolved and intensified, security strategies— historically compliance-based and perimeter-oriented—have not kept pace. The result? Today, organizations often rely on yesterday’s security...

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01/14/14 2014 Brazilian Calendar of Exhibitions and Fairs

The 2014 Brazilian Calendar of Exhibitions and Fairs is now available on the Chamber's website. This calendar is a co-publication of the Department of Commerce and Services Policies - DECOS, the Secretary of Commerce and Services...

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