Monthly Archives: October 2019

BRAZIL: EU-MERCOSUR AGREEMENT

October, 2019 – Brazil – Rossetti Advogados Last July, Mercosur and the European Union (EU) concluded the negotiations of their first bi-regional trade agreement, twenty years after negotiations between both blocs began. As provided in the agreement, the main purpose is the immediate or gradual reduction of import tariffs between the European and South American

AUSTRALIA: RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF EUROPEAN

October, 2019 – Australia – Silberstein & Associates When did the humble cheese plate become so contentious? Restrictions on the use of European Geographical Indications: An Australian Perspective Written by John Aclis October 1, 2019 Have you ever bought prosciutto or camembert, brie, edam or gouda cheese? Australian producers of such foodstuffs may soon face significant

BRASIL: ECONOMIC FREEDOM LAW

October, 2019 – Brazil – Rossetti Advogados On September 20, 2019, the Brazilian Federal Government enacted Federal Law No. 13.874, named Economic Freedom Law. This law presents a new cycle in the country, revisiting the Government’s role in the economy, lessening the bureaucracy and simplifying the economic activity, especially for small and medium-sized entrepreneurs. The