William Freire Article 176 of the Brazilian Federal Constitution linked mining with the national interest. Nothing could be more reasonable, considering the importance of mineral wealth for the country’s security and development. National interest is one of those expressions […]
Isolda Lins Ribeiro ABSTRACT Despite efforts in fighting corruption in Brazil, indicators have recently appointed an increase in these deleterious practices. Amid a profusion of disorderly laws and law projects, corruption scandals from all government sectors and staff keep coming […]
Law No. 7.990/1989 created the Brazilian Mineral Royalty (CFEM). Check out our brief comments about it.
For the ninth consecutive year, William Freire Advogados Associados is among the most admired law firms in Brazil. We were recognized for the following areas of specialization: Environmental Law, Infrastructure and Regulatory Law, and the firm was also indicated for […]
The William Freire Advogados Associados law firm was recognized by Chambers and Partners Latin America 2017, the traditional British publication responsible for the annual identification and classification of the best attorneys in the world. This ranking was under the category […]
The study of the brazilian legal mining framework can be divided into three separate groups of rules: Legal structure core; Administrative proceedings; and Organization of the mining regulation agencies. Legal structure core The legal structure core of the brazilian […]
William Freire granted an interview to the China Business Law Journal in the March 2014 edition. A monthly publication, the China Business Law Journal is based in Hong Kong with an editorial board composed of professionals with experience in Australia, […]