Pension reform opens floodgates for investment in Brazil, say lawyers

Pinheiro Neto's Cristiane Matsumoto, Machado Meyer's Eliana Chimenti, and Souza Mello's Carlos Rolim de Mello

Brazil’s business community held its breath for a long time. But after delays, political deadlock and several alterations, a comprehensive constitutional reform changing the requirements for retirement in Brazil was approved last month and will come into force by the end of the year.