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  • Ten tips to open your business in Brazil

    We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Brazil is a land of opportunity. If you find it difficult to return to the corporate world or if you have trouble obtaining a visa, maybe it’s time to reinvent your life and start over. How about becoming an entrepreneur? You should know that in Brazil, […]

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  • How will Brexit impact digital businesses and marketers?

    In case you missed the news, last Thursday the UK voted to leave the European Union. The ramifications of this decision are still largely unclear, particularly as it appears the Government doesn’t really have a plan for what happens next. It’ll be a few years before the UK officially leaves the EU, meaning we face […]

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  • Brazil, the agribusiness giant

    The sector’s evolution has resulted in the country changing from importer to become one of the biggest exporters of agricultural products in the world Over the last four decades, Brazil has changed from being an importer to become the second largest exporter of agricultural products in the world. According to the Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture […]

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  • Brazil: Disclosure of Relevant Information in Brazil

    On June 2, 2016, the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (Comissão de Valores Mobiliários – CVM) issued Communiqué No. 02/2016, alerting the market participants about the responsibilities in the disclosure of relevant information. In view of the damage to investment decisions and the possible abuses provided by informational asymmetry, CVM considered important to enhance the […]

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  • Why Your Ecommerce Business Should Look to Brazil

    There’s a business opportunity gleaming just south of the border, perfectly ripe for ecommerce disruption. According to a study by Internet Retailer, Latin America is the second fastest-growing ecommerce market in the world. Even Amazon, with its finger ever on the pulse of great opportunities, raked in $475M in Latin American web sales in 2013, […]

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  • How to buy a business in Brazil

    Buying an already established business may be an interesting option for who does not want to start everything from scratch. Here comes a guide that will explain the procedures on how to purchase a company in Brazil. In Brazil, starting a business can be very time and mind consuming, especially for foreign entrepreneurs that are […]

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  • Do You Want To Sell To Brazil? Brazil’s “Simples Nacional” Regime is Good News for Remote Vendors

    I have written previously on the taxation and legal difficulties faced by non-Brazilian vendors wishing to sell into the burgeoning Brazilian market. Since the publication of Remote Selling in Brazil – A Practical Guide for Direct Mail and Web Merchants, nothing has changed in the great divide between domestic and foreign merchants; it remains the […]

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  • How to Import to Brazil

    Brazil has three different types of control over import operations: 1) the administrative control or administrative stage (by the Brazilian public administration in general: import licenses, health surveillance, quality control, etc.); 2) the customs control or customs clearance stage (by the Brazilian Federal Internal Revenue); 3) the financial control or currency stage (by the Brazilian […]

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