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The National Council for Personal Data and Privacy Protection (“CNPD”) approved the Resolution CNPD n. 01, that established the CNPD’s Regimental Structure, providing rules regarding the entity’s structure and functioning. The CNPD is an advisory entity subpart of the Brazilian National Data Protection Authority (“ANPD”), with statutory authority to: propose strategic guidelines and provide subsidies for the preparation of Personal Data Protection and Privacy National Policy and for the operation of the ANPD; prepare annual reports to evaluate the execution of the actions of the Personal Data Protection and Privacy National Policy and hold public debates and public hearing on

CVM Resolution No. 88-2022 become effective

In July 1, 2022, the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (“CVM”) Resolution No. 88/2022 (“RCVM 88”), entered into force, revoking CVM Instruction No. 588/17 (“ICVM 588”) and regulating the public offering of securities issued by small companies, carried out with exemption from registration, through electronic platforms for equity investment. Equity Crowdfunding has emerged as a new and simplified way of raising public funds for the financing of companies, projects and new ventures in the digital environment. Fundraising is enabled through digital platforms that advertise the offerings and intermediate investments between the offering company and the general public. This type of

AIJA M&A Summer Seminar

Partner Gustavo Flausino Coelho attended the event “M&A Summer Seminar – Between the Sheets: an intimate look at the interaction of balance sheets and purchase price mechanisms” organized by the Corporate and M&A Committee of the International Association of Young Lawyers (“AIJA”). The event took place between June 16 and 18 in Sibenik, a historic Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea. The key subject of the event was the importance of understanding the balance sheet of the target company in an M&A transaction and the correlation with the purchase price formation mechanism in the Share Purchase Agreement (SPA). In the


On June 13, 2022, the Provisional Measure no. 1,124/2022 – (“MP 1,124/2022”), which transformed the Brazilian National Data Protection Authority (“ANPD”) into a special autarchy, with financial and administrative autonomy, changing the provision of Article 55-A of the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (“LGPD”) was edited. This transformation will grant the ANPD financial and administrative autonomy, beyond the current technical and decisional autonomy, allowing the new autarchy the possibility to better assess its priorities and decide its course of actions, leading to more security and enhancing data protection. The new rule will also give the ANPD the power to file

OAB Event: Recovery of assets and rights concerning crypto assets in fraud and default of debtors

The partner Gustavo Flausino Coelho attended the event “Recovery of assets and rights concerning crypto assets in fraud and default of debtors” organized by the Asset Recovery in International Fraud Section of the Brazilian Bar Association/RJ, which took place on 08/06/2022 from 17:30 to 20hrs in the Plenary Evando Lins e Silva at the Brazilian Bar Association/RJ headquarters. The panel included the speakers Courtnay Guimarães (Avanade Director and chief scientist of blockchain; doctoral student in computer science), Leonardo Chain de Oliveira (lawyer specializing in technology and intellectual property), Davi Marques (legal associate at Hashdex with experience in Banking and Capital

Ibmec Event: Legal framework for startups – corporate and regulatory advances

Partner Gustavo Flausino Coelho attended the event “Legal framework for startups: corporate and regulatory advances” organized by the Ibmec Law School, which took place on 06/07/2022 at 10am at the auditorium of Ibmec Barra da Tijuca. The event featured the following lecturers: (i) Rafael Viola, lawyer and Ibmec professor, who approached the theme “Startups and Complementary Law no.182/21”; (ii) Carla Marshall, lawyer and Ibmec professor, who approached the theme “Corporate advances”; and (iii) Chicão Bulhões, former secretary of economic development, innovation and simplification of the city of Rio de Janeiro, who approached the theme “Regulatory sandbox in the city of

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