Spotlight On Brazil: Courting International Investors

Law360, New York (April 23, 2013, 11:38 AM EDT) -- Low corporate governance standards have been a traditional concern for investors in Brazil. In recent years, Brazil seems to have woken up to this issue. In an effort to gain the confidence of international and domestic investors, the country has been promoting improved corporate governance practices.

Alongside legal reform and a consolidation of institutions, self-regulatory initiatives have promoted a real improvement in corporate governance practices in Brazil. Such factors have also led to the creation of a more diffuse control of capital in Brazilian companies and...
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