Foreign Investment

Strategic Thinking and Proactive Representation for Your Business

Reaping the benefits of the global economy means knowing how to navigate across widely-varying legal systems. Almeida Advogados partners with Brazilian and foreign companies to protect and grow their investments in Brazil and abroad.

US$ 21.5
Foreign investment in Brazil during the first quarter of 2017
6th
Top world destination for foreign investment (now, and as projected from 2017 to 2019)

Almeida Advogados’ multi-disciplinary team assists both Brazilian and foreign clients to protect their foreign investments by:

  • Managing and advising on administrative and judicial proceedings, actively participating in defining strategies and seeking conflict resolution;

  • Advising on regulatory matters, especially regarding the rules of the Brazilian Central Bank and the Brazilian Federal Revenue on foreign investments in the country;

  • Drafting and negotiating financing agreements, loans, operational and financial leasing, credit conversion and other documents used for foreign investment;

  • Providing specialized tax advice, with particular emphasis on tax planning for receiving royalties, dividends and other financial transactions related to foreign investment;

  • Counseling Brazilian clients on repatriating funds and regularizing assets held abroad;

  • Advising Brazilian clients on their investments abroad;

  • Assisting with the formation and operation of foreign companies’ Brazilian subsidiaries.

Our Practice Areas

Corporate, M&A and Contracts
BANKING & FINANCE CAPITAL MARKETS Private Equity
Infrastructure and Project Finance
ENERGY MINING Oil & Gas
Labor, Employment and Social Security
IMMIGRATION EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION
Technology, Media and Telecommunications
DATA PROTECTION & CYBERSECURITY