On 20 September 2019, the Brazilian federal government enacted Law n. 13,874 creating the so-called “Declaration of Economic Freedom Rights” aimed at reducing the current high level of bureaucracy in the Brazilian business environment
On 21 August 2019, the Senate approved the final text for conversion into law of the provisional measure 881/2019, the so-called “Provisional Measure of Economic Freedom”. The new rule, which will still have to go through the presidential approval process, seeks to reduce the bureaucracy of entrepreneurial activities, especially those at low risk. If approved, it will affect several different aspects of Brazilian law, including labour
The General Data Protection Act of Brazil (known as “LGPD”) was published in August 2018 and substantially alters the way data collection and treatment are performed in Brazil. The LGPD will become effective in August 2020, thus companies have only 12 months to adjust their internal structure to ensure compliance with the Law, which includes adjusting their HR procedures related to data collection and treatment
Even in the era of far-reaching international trade agreements and regional economic and political partnerships, the majority of laws and regulations governing the workplace are still determined by the individual countries where employees work.
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Understanding the distinction between contractors and employees and the re-characterisation of a contractor into an employee
Law 13.467, enacted on July 14, 2017, will be effective as of November 2017. It is broad and introduces new labor procedural measures and alternatives for conflict resolution, reinforces the validity of collective negotiations with the Unions and simplifies some labor procedures.
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Employment Law Across 27 Jurisdictions 2016, an L&E Global and Clyde & Co joint publication, provides a brief outline of the employment law regime across 27 key jurisdictions throughout the globe.
For employers with operations in multiple jurisdictions, litigation over disputes related to employment matters is a very real and increasingly significant concern, which applies to every sector of industry, in every region of the world. This comprehensive publication includes contributions from 28 key jurisdictions across 5 continents and will be a valuable resource for all […]
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 […]