sexta-feira, 28 de novembro de 2014

Brazil bans privacy apps

This an article of mine published by Alternative Emerging Investor magazine. It describes the recent controversy over secret message-exchanging apps, which have been ruled ilegal in Brazil. Please check the full content at Copyright © 2013 Alternative Emerging investor Inc. All Rights Reserved.

quarta-feira, 26 de novembro de 2014

Crowdfunding in Brazil - Someone thinks it is possible

I'm generally skeptical about crowdfunding in Brazil at this time and under the current regulations.

But two lawyers have published an article today at Valor, a Brazilian business newspaper, describing how the Brazilian Securities & Exchange commission's rules for small investments can be used for crowdfunding.

I still think the procedures would be too bureaucratic and restrained to fit the usual model of crowdfunding through a website. But it is good to know that other lawyers are more confident than I am.

The link for the article (in Portuguese, sadly) is