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CADE imposes interim measures on private hospital association

An association of large hospitals in Brazil and its members cannot collectively negotiate prices for services and commercial conditions with health insurers, the country’s competition watchdog has said.

19 September 2023

Speakers from UBS and CVM to attend ACI summit in Brazil

The compliance head at Brazilian investment bank UBS and the commissioner of Brazil’s Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) will speak at Latin Lawyer and GIR Live: Anti-Corruption and Investigations Brazil next month.

04 September 2023

Latin Lawyer Elite 2024: the firms

Latin Lawyer Elite firms have each created their own paths towards excellence and show unique areas of strength. Here, we announce this year’s Elite.

29 August 2023

Brazil unveils new adequacy mechanism

Brazil is seeking to address issues around the transfer of data abroad, publishing a new draft law on standard contractual clauses and the granting of adequacy decisions.

22 August 2023

Is Brazil’s betting industry ready for take-off?

The Brazilian betting market has seen a spike in online bookmakers and gamblers recently. Yet it remains highly unregulated on a federal level. TozziniFreire Advogados partner Jun Makuta welcomes President Lula’s recent provisional measure to bring clarity on the rules for the industry while warning that the proposed high taxation on operators could harm the development of the sector.

18 August 2023

LatAm firms must be "best of the best" to work with China

Latin American law firms need to make fundamental changes to the way they engage with Chinese investors if they truly want to leverage the wealth of opportunities that exist between the two regions – embracing the East Asian country’s way of doing business and fostering a generation of China-minded lawyers is just the beginning.

08 August 2023

TozziniFreire and Mattos Filho guide cross-border biotech M&A

French biotechnology company Olmix has enlisted TozziniFreire Advogados to acquire a majority stake in Brazilian counterpart Yes Sinergy, which specialises in producing natural additives.

28 July 2023

Register now for Latin Lawyer and GIR’s ACI summit in Brazil

Registration is now open for this year’s Latin Lawyer and GIR Live: Anti-Corruption and Investigation Brazil 2023 in São Paulo, with the full programme available online.

24 July 2023

Diversity Initiative of the Year Award: TozziniFreire Advogados

Brazilian Elite firm TozziniFreire Advogados took home Latin Lawyer’s Diversity Initiative of the Year Award in May. We spoke to partner Clara Serva about the firm’s efforts to hire more transgender people, as well as its broader diversity and inclusion strategies.

17 July 2023

Brazilian data regulator issues first fine

Brazil’s data protection authority has fined Telekall Infoservice for data protection failures, marking the first time the LGPD enforcer has issued a financial penalty.

11 July 2023

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