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Electronic registration of direct investments in Brazil
Electronic registration of direct investments in Brazil

Electronic registration of direct investments in Brazil

15 August 2000

Resolution No. 2997, issued by the Central Bank of Brazil on August 15 2000 introduces the rules of the Brazilian National Monetary Council (CMN) for the electronic registration of foreign direct investments in Brazil, through the Information System of the Central Bank of Brazil (SISBACEN).

Tozzini, Freire retained by Israel's largest agro-chemicals producer
Tozzini, Freire retained by Israel's largest agro-chemicals producer

Tozzini, Freire retained by Israel's largest agro-chemicals producer

15 August 2000

The deal which closed on August 15, 2000 expands Makhteshim-Agan Industries Ltd's holdings in the Brazilian market with the purchase of the minority shares of its daughter company Milenia.

Decision on competition matters
Decision on competition matters

Decision on competition matters

14 August 2000

On August 14, 2000 the Comisión de Defensa de la Competencia issued a decision that has finally clarified who must file the petition for approval of a merger or acquisition in Argentina.

Regulation on the use of radio frequency in broadband
Regulation on the use of radio frequency in broadband

Regulation on the use of radio frequency in broadband

14 August 2000

On August 14, 2000 ANATEL published the "Regulation on the Conditions for the Use of Radio Frequency in the 25.35 to 28.35 Ghz, 29.10 to 29.25 Ghz and 31.00 to 31.30 Ghz Bands" on fixed-service digital radio communication systems.

Arnold & Porter, Skadden Arps and Mintz Levin in AOL transaction
Arnold & Porter, Skadden Arps and Mintz Levin in AOL transaction

Arnold & Porter, Skadden Arps and Mintz Levin in AOL transaction

11 August 2000

The transaction with Brazilian Bank, Banco Itaú, which closed on August 11, 2000 marks AOL-LA's largest strategic transaction to date.

Provisional Measure (Medida Provisoria) No. 2,055, of 11 August 2000.
Provisional Measure (Medida Provisoria) No. 2,055, of 11 August 2000.

Provisional Measure (Medida Provisoria) No. 2,055, of 11 August 2000.

11 August 2000

The Provisional Measure which introduces important alterations to Law No. 8,884, of June 11, 1999 (Law 8,884/94 / the Antitrust Law).

Anatel sets guidelines for Personal Mobile Service (PMS)
Anatel sets guidelines for Personal Mobile Service (PMS)

Anatel sets guidelines for Personal Mobile Service (PMS)

10 August 2000

On July 10, with the purpose of stimulating competition in the telecommunications market, the National Telecommunications Agency published the rules for the provision of PMS, the domestic name for PCS, through Public Consultation No. 241.

New rules for Brazilian investors in foreign stock markets
New rules for Brazilian investors in foreign stock markets

New rules for Brazilian investors in foreign stock markets

09 August 2000

On August 9, 2000 the Brazilian Monetary Council altered the rules which govern the investments made by Brazilian residents in the foreign stock markets.

Canadian mining group retains Baker & McKenzie (Venezuela)
Canadian mining group retains Baker & McKenzie (Venezuela)

Canadian mining group retains Baker & McKenzie (Venezuela)

08 August 2000

Placer Dome Inc, represented by the law firm, reached an agreement on August 8, 2000 with its partner Corporation Venezolana de Guayana (CVG) to retain the rights to develop Las Cristinas.

New partner for Estudio Luis Echecopar Garcia
New partner for Estudio Luis Echecopar Garcia

New partner for Estudio Luis Echecopar Garcia

07 August 2000

Cecilia Blume, specialising in energy, oil and gas; concessions and privatisations became a partner of the firm as of August 7, 2000.