The latest issue of our Brazil On The Record Newsletter is out! Once again, we bring you the most important laws, decrees, administrative acts, and executive orders which have been approved by the Brazilian government — and published on the Federal Register (the Diário Oficial da União).

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Table of contents: Issue number 2 — January 19 to February 1

  1. Business and investments
  2. Pensions and social security
  3. Labor issues
  4. Healthcare system
  5. Food and health security
  6. Agribusiness and land ownership
  7. Corruption and accountability
  8. Violence and criminal matters
  9. Logistics and infrastructure
  10. Defense and homeland security
  11. Environmental issues
  12. Mining
  13. Public administration
  14. Justice system
  15. Culture
  16. Commercial regulation
  17. Media regulation
  18. Social minorities and human rights

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If something has not been published on the Federal Register, it doesn’t exist, as far as the Brazilian government is concerned.

Brazil’s Federal Register is published on a daily basis — and is the only space in which the federal government can’t lie. But what multiple administrations do is try to camouflage potentially controversial subjects under a thick layer of legalese.

And that’s where we come in. We will break down precisely what you should be paying attention to—sorting the content by subject, to optimize your reading.

You will realize that most of what you will receive in your inbox won’t make headlines in the press. But that doesn’t mean these subjects are not important — or that they aren’t impactful. As you know, newsrooms are getting smaller and most can’t follow what is published on the Federal Record. But we can.

We will not focus on the information that you have seen in the press. What we want to do is bring you what you won’t find in your daily newspaper.

PowerFeb 04, 2019

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