Brazil: New Internet Rules

Brazil: New Internet Rules

(Apr. 29, 2014) On April 24, 2014, Brazil published Law No. 12,965, which establishes principles, guarantees, rights, and obligations for the use of the Internet in the country. (Lei No. 12.965, de 23 de Abril de 2014, PLANALTO.) Basis The regulation of the use of the...
Brazil: New State Petroleum Company Created

Brazil: New State Petroleum Company Created

(Aug. 5, 2010) On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pré-Sal Petróleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines and Energy, which will indicate...