Seminars regarding the EB-5 program of the US government were given in São Paulo(AMCHAM), in Campinas , in Ribeirão Preto and Goiânia. This is a program for getting an investor residence visa (permanent green card) through an investment which has been reduced to US $500,000. Events
RULES APPLICABLE TO FOREIGN PROPERTY IN CASE OF INVESTORIES AND SUCCESSION POST-DEATH The connection rule used in the Brazilian law of succession refers to the last domicile of the deceased, whatever the nature and location of the property (art. 10 of the LINDB). In cases of inheritan
INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION – ADOPTION BY FOREIGNERS OR BRAZILIANS NOT RESIDENT IN BRAZIL Pursuant to article 2 of the Hague Convention of May 29, 1993, concerning the protection of Children and cooperation in respect of intercountry adoption, adopted by Legislative Decree n°
INTERNATIONAL AND UNILATERAL ADOPTION IN BRAZIL – PART II In the first article published on the topic described the aspects involving the process of intercountry adoption by the unilateral stepfather or stepmother, where the biological father or mother does not dispute this procedure.
INTERNATIONAL AND UNILATERAL ADOPTION IN BRAZIL– PART I Before any comments on the subject, it is necessary to make clear what a unilateral adoption is. This is a type of adoption referred to in § 1, Article 41 of the Statute of the Child and Adolescent where the stepparent adopts a s