Monthly Archives: June 2011

Corporate governance research shows growth of legal services in Brazil

The Who is Who Legal Report on Corporate Governance highlights that Brazil has increased significantly the number of lawyers in the past 12 months. More deals and business boost the demand for legal services. What is moving the market The flagship infrastructure … Continue reading

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Time to cool down? Is Brazilian economy overheated?

One starts to wonder if it Brazilian economy is overheated. The Economist for one, came with an article – Too Hot  (2/6/11)  Latin America’s biggest economy is more fragile than it appears. The Economist point is mainly this: the Brazilian government has a big … Continue reading

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New players on the game of medical technology in Brazil

  They are Venrock Capital, one of the largest American venture capital firms (Rockefeller family founded brand) and Advance Medical Inc. Venrock recently founded and led a $6 million Series A funding for Advance Medical Inc., a company whose sole mission is … Continue reading

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Festival of Brazilian documentaires in Paris

This poor Frenchman, divided between Paris and Rio de Janeiro wishes to share an event… Voilá a Brazilian Festival Made in Paris! From 13 to 19 June 2011, the association “Autres Brésils” presents the 7th edition of the ‘Brésil en mouvements” (Brazil in Movement), the main event dedicated to Brazilian social documentary in Europe. The festival is characterized by seven days of screenings, discussions and meetings about documentary films to strengthen ties between France and … Continue reading

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The US could double visits from Brazil and Chile. Do they want to?

The United States could double visits from Brazil and Chile  in one year and  generate $10.3 billion in new tourism revenue. In 2010, 1.2 million Brazilians visited the United States, injecting $5.9 billion into the American economy. economy.That would mean … Continue reading

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Brazilian IT companies: open for business in Barcelona

Brazilian IT companies are in Barcelona today, promoting business in the Forrester IT Forum EMEA 2011.  Presenting under the brand Brazil IT +, which represents the Brazilian software industry and IT services abroad, participating companies will have direct access to business … Continue reading

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Is Brazil ready for the game?

2014 and 2016 promise to be  two important years sports wise in Brazil with the World Cup and the Olympic Games.  Brazil is now part of the selected group of countries hosting major events. Only 4 countries have managed this feat: Mexico (1968 and 1970), Germany (1972 and 1974), USA (1994-1996) and Japan (1998-2002). An … Continue reading

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