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The Brazilian Institute of Environment and Natural Resources opened a public consultation regarding a new normative that regulates the control of corporate emissions and the management of pollutant emission credits for the Vehicle Emission Control Program’s L8 phase. The public consultation is in accordance with CONAMA Resolution No. 492/2018, which established the Proconve L7 and L8 phases, and aims to obtain input from stakeholders who will be involved in Proconve L8.

The Brazilian Institute of Environment and Natural Resources opened a public consultation regarding a new normative that regulates the control of corporate emissions and the management of pollutant emission credits for the Vehicle Emission Control Program’s L8 phase (“Proconve L8”).
The public consultation is being done in accordance with CONAMA Resolution No. 492/2018, which established the Proconve L7 and L8 phases, and aims to obtain input from stakeholders who will be involved in Proconve L8.

Baker McKenzie was invited to serve as the global editor of the Chambers Advertising & Marketing 2022 Practice Guide which features 8 high-profile jurisdictions and provides the latest legal information on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, advertising claims and clinical studies, comparative advertising, social/digital media, influencer campaigns, consumer promotions, sports betting/gambling, and cryptocurrency and non-fungible tokens.

On 27 September 2022, the Ibero-American Network for the Protection of Personal Data published the Guide for the Implementation of Standard Contractual Clauses for the International Transfer of Personal Data, which sets out certain aspects to be considered when making international transfers of personal data through the use of standard contractual clauses. The Guide includes non-binding guidance for those who make ITPD from member countries of the RIPD to non-adequate jurisdictions.

Provisional Measure 1,116 was published on 5 May 2022. The measure implemented the ‘Programa Emprega + Mulheres e Jovens,’ a program to include and maintain women and young people in the labor market. Also published was Decree 11,061, which provides for the right to professionalization of underage and young people through professional learning programs.

On 11 March 2022, Supplementary Law #192 introduced the single-stage ICMS tax regime on transactions involving fuels. This new law aims to reduce the final customer’s tax burden on transactions involving the following fuels: gasoline, anhydrous ethanol fuel, diesel, biodiesel, liquefied petroleum gas and natural gas. Moreover, Supplementary Law #192 temporally reduces to zero the PIS and COFINS rates on transactions involving the above-mentioned fuels until 31 December 2022, without affecting the accrual of credits.