Brazilian Business Opportunities: World Cup, Olympics

Law360, New York (August 16, 2011, 5:25 PM EDT) -- Over the next six years, the sporting world will turn to Brazil as it hosts the world’s two most important sporting events. Brazil has been selected as the host nation for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the world’s most widely viewed sporting event. Shortly after being appointed as one of the host cities for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Rio de Janeiro was awarded the 2016 Olympic Games, the first-ever Olympic Games in South America.

Brazil’s selection as host of these two major sporting events coincided...
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