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Brasil Issues Regulations on Data Privacy

On May 11, 2016, Brazil enacted a Presidential Decree regulating Law 12.965, also known as the Brazilian Civil Rights Framework for the Internet. The Decree establishes parameters for monitoring compliance with the law, which sets forth harsh penalties for non-compliance. Penalties include fines of up to 10 percent of a company’s gross revenue and/or suspension […]

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Firm to Speak on Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate

The firm is delighted that the Brazilian Association of Real Property Lawyers (ABAMI) has invited us to address a special breakfast meeting on June 24, 2016.  We will be discussing the tax and legal aspects of foreign investment in US real estate.  This event is open to the public and our friends and colleagues in […]

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Cristina de Hollanda to Speak at Mackenzie-Rio Forum on Corporate Responsibility

Cristina de Hollanda will be part of a distinguished panel of speakers at a June 15, 2016 forum sponsored by the Rio de Janeiro campus of Mackenzie University.  The panelists will discuss the potential conflicts and compatibilities between corporate responsibility and directors’ fiduciary obligations to corporate stockholders.  This event is open to the public and there […]

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Investment in U.S. Real Estate; Planning Tips for Brazilian Investors

Faced with economic uncertainty and a depreciating currency at home, high net worth Brazilians increasingly view the U.S. real property market, in particular cities such as Miami and New York, as a safe investment haven. Based on recent estimates, foreign investment accounted for 36 percent – over $6 billion – of all real estate investment […]

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UK Supreme Court Rules on Tax Treatment of LLCs

In a decision with potentially broad-ranging implications, the United Kingdom Supreme Court has overturned a longstanding practice of the UK tax authorities to treat U.S. limited liability companies as “opaque” entities. In Anson v. HMRC, [2015] UKSC 44, the Court ruled that a UK resident individual owning a membership interest in a Delaware LLC was […]

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Ana Paula de Barcellos Joins Firm as Foreign Legal Consultant

New York, NY June 20, 2015   We are pleased to announce that Ana Paula de Barcellos has joined our New York office as Senior Foreign Legal Consultant.  Ana Paula is admitted to practice law in Brasil, and is admitted as a foreign legal consultant in New York State.   Ana Paula has a distinguished career both […]

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Brazil Issues Anti-Corruption Regs

The Brazilian Federal Government issued regulation implementing the country’s anti-corruption statute, which took effect at the start of 2014. The effect of the regulations is the subject of our April 2015 Cross-Border News update. Click here to read the article.

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Sheldrick & Co. Announces Affiliation with Sentner Safran LLP

  New York, NY October 9, 2014   We are pleased to announce our affiliation with Sentner Safran LLP, in connection with which Robert Sentner and Victoria Safran have become Of Counsel to the firm.   Bob Sentner has a distinguished career in dispute resolution, specializing in complex cross-border commercial disputes. He has three decades […]

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New Office Address

  New York, NY October 1, 2014   Effective October 1, 2014 our New York office has relocated to the following address:   830 Third Avenue Suite 500 New York, NY 10022-6567   Our phone and fax numbers are not affected.

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