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Brazil Regulator Approves BHP’s $6.6bn Takeover Of OZ Minerals

Australian copper and gold producer OZ Minerals (OZL) has received the clearance from Brazilian competition regulator for its A$9.6bn ($6.61bn) buyout by mining giant...

Brazil Watchdog To Investigate MercadoLibre Complaint Against Apple

Brazil's antitrust watchdog CADE has begun investigating a complaint by e-commerce retailer MercadoLibre against Apple for alleged abuse of a monopoly in the distribution...

Apple Faces Antitrust Investigation From Brazil Watchdog

Brazil’s antitrust watchdog Cade has started an investigation into Apple for alleged abuse of a dominant position.  Cade opened the probe on Jan. 12 following a complaint...
Crypto

Brazilian President Signs Bill Creating Crypto Regulations

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has signed a bill creating crypto payment regulations. Bolsonaro made no modifications to the bill approved by Congress before signing it...
Equifax

Equifax To Buy Brazil’s Boa Vista Serviços

Equifax has made an offer to acquire Brazilian credit services company Boa Vista Serviços. Under the terms of the deal, Equifax would give shareholders 8 Brazilian reals ($1.51)...

Brazil’s Congress Pushes Forward Laws Regulating Crypto

Brazil's lower house of Congress late Tuesday approved a bill that aims to boost oversight of the country's cryptocurrency sector, after one of the...
Energy

Russia And Brazil Ink Energy Collaboration Plan

Brazil and Russia are tightening energy relations amid the geopolitical turbulence and energy insecurity associated with the latter’s invasion of Ukraine.   On Tuesday, Brazil’s...
MercadoLibre

MercadoLibre Launches Cryptocurrency In Brazil

Latin American eCommerce giant MercadoLibre has launched a cryptocurrency known as MercadoCoin, which it will roll out in Brazil in connection with its loyalty program. According to Reuters,...
Brazil

Brazil Watchdog Greenlights Sale Of Holcim’s Local Business

Brazil's antitrust regulator CADE on Wednesday approved the sale of Holcim's local cement business to steelmaker Cia Siderurgica Nacional with no restriction, allowing the...
Petrobas

Brazil Postpones Decision On Petrobras’ Refinery Sale

Brazil's antitrust watchdog CADE on Wednesday postponed its decision on the sale of Petrobras' Reman refinery to fuel distributor Atem. The delay comes after board member...
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