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Evolving D&O landscape in Brazil

SUSEP Regulation 553/2017 On 23 April 2017, SUSEP, the Brazilian insurance authority, issued its suspension of Regulation 541/2016–its most recent regulations on D&O insurance. In its stead, SUSEP issued Regulation 553/2017, which aims to re-establish minimum requirements that D&O wordings … Continue reading

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Operation Greenfield: a new watermark post-Lava Jato?

Towards the end of 2016, news broke of a Federal Police investigation designated Operation Greenfield, a major fraud investigation that the Brazilian press labelled the “new Lava Jato”. While the scale and potential ripple effects of this operation throughout the … Continue reading

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The Outlook on the Economic Forecast for Brazil

The re-growth of the Brazilian economy depends on rebalancing the accounts in 2019. TM Law and Kennedys received the Brazilian Insurance Market leaders in an event held in São Paulo last week, to discuss the current economic situation and perspectives … Continue reading

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Legal Alert – Susep extends percentage of reinsurance share for foreign Reinsurers

Brazilian regulator SUSEP increases percentage of reinsurance market share available to foreign Reinsurers from the current 60% to 85% On 20 July 2015, CNSP Resolution 322 was passed amending CNSP Resolution 168/2007 and repealing CNSP Resolution 232/2011 to the effect … Continue reading

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Is Brazil paving the way in more ways than one?

Construction across Latin America is on the rise with a hive of activity, as highways, railways, stadiums, bridges, energy projects and other major construction takes place across the region. Unsurprisingly with the upcoming World Cup in 2014 and Olympic Games … Continue reading

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