Hot Topics in Doing Business in Brazil

Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 8:00am
Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 10:30am

Thursday, March 14, 2013
8:00 – 10:30 a.m

Latham & Watkins LLP
885 Third Avenue
New York City

Business Attire

Registrations are closed

Please join us for breakfast and a discussion on hot topics led by Latham & Watkins, Mattos Filho and General Atlantic on doing business in Brazil. Latham’s global experts have partnered with the team at Mattos Filho who was named Brazil Law Firm of the Year by Chambers Latin America in 2012, General Atlantic, Brazil – US Business Council, Americas Society and the Council of the Americas, the Brazilian Institute of Business Law – IBRADEMP, and the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce to host a discussion on the issues that affect doing business in Brazil.

This seminar will cover:

Corporate Issues
• Overview of stock purchases (both majority and minority interests) and asset purchases in both public and private companies
• Issues upon sale or liquidation (cashing out)
Tax Issues
• Major planning issues that arise in stock and asset purchases
• Day-to-day issues of doing business in Brazil (basics and hot topics), repatriation of profits, role of transfer pricing, and BACEN issue
• Tax issues upon sale or liquidation (cashing out)
Labor & Social Security Issues
• Main employment / labor issues at start-up, day-to-day, and cash out (includes work visa, “green card”, and spousal visa issues)
• Executive compensation: typical Brazilian executive compensation plans, and coordination of Brazilian affiliate employment rules and compensation with foreign affiliate standards

Antonio Del Pino, Partner, Latham & Watkins
Vilma Toshie Kutomi, Partner, Mattos Filho
Dennis Lamont, Partner, Latham & Watkins
Flavio Mifano, Partner, Mattos Filho
Daniel Miranda, Partner, Mattos Filho
Doug Scherrer, Vice President, General Atlantic

For more information, please contact Joanna Santos at or +1.212.906.2915.