No one yet knows precisely what the Metaverse is or how relevant it will become over the next few years. Even so, it is a frequent topic of discussion and has attracted the attention of various publics, including investors who are enthusiastic about the possibilities presented by the new technology.

It’s part of BMA‘s DNA to think creatively and to seek innovative solutions for our clients. That’s why we have asked practitioners from BMA’s various practice areas to contribute articles that share their views of how the law might apply in the Metaverse.

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Next Generation of Lawyers, a professional program dedicated to minority law school students in Brazil, is organizing a short term exchange program to the U.S., with the support of top tier law firms, United Airlines and the U.S. General Consulate in Brazil.

This exchange program, organized by Civics Education – founded by Felipe Neves (POY Fellow and Stanford Law School Class of 19, will bring 15 low income students to the U.S. for the first time in order to foster their knowledge about law and entrepreneurship, by visiting Universities and Tech Companies, and help them to build new dreams and new goals. This program will be tailored to participants’ interests in academic coursework, leadership training and networking. Our goal is to give them exposure to a variety of professional and academic contacts, leaders and innovators, so they can go back to Brazil and contribute to the development of our society.

Some facts about the selected students:

• 80% are black.
• 65% are female.
• 45% are LGBT.

Find out more about the program here.

StoneTurn, a global advisory firm, assists companies, their counsel and government agencies on regulatory, risk and compliance issues, investigations and business disputes.

They serve their clients from offices across the U.S., U.K. and in Germany, Brazil, South Africa, and Singapore assisted by a network of senior advisers around the world.

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Brazilian health agency Anvisa on Saturday issued a new set of rules for incoming international travelers, easing restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic as the health crisis subsides in the South American nation.

Anvisa said vaccinated Brazilians and foreigners are now exempt from presenting proof of a COVID-19 test with a negative or non-detectable result. They are only required to present proof of vaccination, printed or electronically.

“In general, the new rules confirm vaccination as the basis for national border policy for all modes of transportation,” Anvisa said in a statement. “Complete immunization is mandatory for all individuals eligible for vaccination and who intend to enter Brazil.”

Under the rules, a traveler is considered fully vaccinated after taking two doses or a single dose of a anti-COVID vaccine, depending on the type of immunizer. The vaccination scheme must be complete at least 14 days before the date of departure, Anvisa said.

Reporting by Ana Mano Editing by Alistair Bell via Reuters.

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Also known as the official technical event of the New York Sugar Dinner, The ISO DATAGRO NY Sugar and Ethanol Conference was held in a digital format during its last edition and will return to its original format this year on May 11, 2022 from 7:30 AM to 4:10 PM EDT at 583 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065.The event will gather experts and influential players in the global sugar-energy community. These world-renowned leaders will tackle topics related to the main issues of the global sugar and ethanol industries.Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from specialists and gain invaluable business insights on the following topics: What to Expect for Brazil & Other Main Fundamentals in 21/22 & 22/23

 World S&D in 21/22 & 22/23 (Oct/Sep)

 Perspectives for Sugar and Ethanol in India

 Ethanol in Sustainable Mobility

 Trade Flows & Market Perspectives

 Technological Innovation & Trends

 Investments & Financing Opportunities for the Agribusiness Sector Click here for more information and Registration.

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