How should a foreign company establish a presence in Brazil?

August 01, 2014

People sometimes want to register in other jurisdictions for reasons such as (1) minimum director requirements; (2) favorable corporate taxes; (3) employer or corporate incentives for hiring locally, among others. This article posted on our partner site discusses the method in which a foreign company may establish itself in Brazil, either through a branch or subsidiary. The article suggests that establishing a presence in Brazil through subsidiary is more common. Limited liability companies and corporations are the most common approach to establishing a subsidiary. The article further discusses the steps to incorporation and the difference between LLC and corporations.

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Written by Alina.