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Foreign Investment in the Brazilian Healthcare Sector

Law 13,097 of 2015, which resulted from the conversion into law of Provisional Measure 656 of 2014, amended Section 23 of the National Healthcare System Law of 1990 to allow foreign investment in the Brazilian healthcare sector. Prior to this change, the participation of foreign investors in the Brazilian healthcare sector was limited by the […]

Brazil: Labor Relations

1. Introduction In Brazil, labor relations are a matter of Federal law, so the States and Municipalities have no power to legislate over labor matters. Therefore, labor rights are nationally standardized, and the same labor costs and consequences will apply regardless of an employer’s place of business or place of incorporation. The basic principles concerning […]