Living and Investing:<br />Brazil: The hottest of hotspots.<br />Flavio Pinto – Attorney at Law<br />Real Estate Developme...
Recentnews.<br />Brazil is leadingthe world out oftherecession. (Timothy Geithner, US SecretaryoftheTreasury, at theLondon...
Foreseeingthebest.<br />The WealthGrows in the Base of thePyramid:<br />MediumClass is now more than 50% of population.<br...
No creditor real estatecrisis.<br />Self-sufficientonallkinds of energy sources, withthegreenestenergymatrix of the world....
Build your future.<br />The easiestway – Pre-constructioncondos:<br />Beach front orbeachview: Fortaleza and nearbeaches.<...
Signof times.<br />Electrical Appliances Sales - R$ Million:<br />Increase:	13%<br />Stoves:	26%<br />
Build your future.<br />The NextStep – RentyourProperty :<br />Seizethe top of thepropertyevaluation curve.<br />Reach a p...
Commercialrentalprofits.<br /><ul><li>Office rooms, corporatefloors.
Malls: touristic, lifestyle, lowermiddleclass.</li></ul>Commercial Real Estate Market - BRIC Countries Comparison Numbers:...
Commercialrentalprofits.<br /><ul><li>And there’s still room to grow!</li></li></ul><li>Build your future.<br />GetBigger ...
Build your future.<br />TwoJointVentureexamples:<br />
Build your future.<br />ExtendyourRoots – You’rethedeveloper!<br />Findtheproperland.<br />Makethebestdeal: moneyorunits i...
Build your future.<br />
Build your future.<br />Wind EnergyFarms:<br />CheapLand:<br />Canbefartherfrommain cities.<br />Unattractiveplaces.<br />...
Commercialrentalprofits.<br />TouristicMallPlanlooking for Investors:<br />Near 5-Star Hotels.<br />16,000m² built = 1.0%/...
Otherbusinessesyoushouldcheck:<br />FarmingLand:<br />Grains, fruits.<br />Nearmain hubs: railroads, ports.<br />Youmustow...
Financingresources.<br />Governmentmoney for projectson:<br />Hotels.<br />Malls.<br />Agribusiness.<br />Green Energy.<br />
Goingfurther.<br />Set up a BrazilianLimitedCompany:<br />Atleasttwoshareholders.<br />A residentadministrator.<br />The l...
Getresidency: live in brazil.<br />Use your BR company to getInvestor’s Visa:<br />Set upyoursorbuyothercompanyshares.<br ...
Yourmoney is free.<br />Repatriateyourinvestment:<br />After taxes.<br />Wheneveryouwant.<br />Goodnewsaboutcompanies and ...
Flavio Pinto – Attorney at Law<br />flaviopinto@gmail.com<br />Phone: +55-85-8802-8139 – Skype: flaviopinto_br<br />Rua Go...
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M Pinto Il Las Vegas 2009 10 01 Brazil Legal Issues For Investing Resumed

  1. 1. Living and Investing:<br />Brazil: The hottest of hotspots.<br />Flavio Pinto – Attorney at Law<br />Real Estate Development & Business Consultant<br />
  2. 2. Recentnews.<br />Brazil is leadingthe world out oftherecession. (Timothy Geithner, US SecretaryoftheTreasury, at theLondon G-20 Summit, Sept, 5th, 2009).<br />Brazil is themostirresistible of the BRIC nations! (James Quigley, President of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Latin America, August, 17th, 2009).<br />Brazil’s GDP grew more than analysts forecast in the second quarter, pulling the economy out of its first recession since 2003 thanks to rising domestic demand. (Bloomberg.com, September, 11th, 2009).<br />The global financial and economic crisis has not left Brazil unscathed. But a recovery is getting under way and should gather momentum in the second half of 2009 and into 2010. (OECD Brazil Confidential Economic Survey 2009).<br />
  3. 3. Foreseeingthebest.<br />The WealthGrows in the Base of thePyramid:<br />MediumClass is now more than 50% of population.<br />316,000 BraziliansleavedpovertylinesinceOct, 08.<br />UNCTAD: foreigndirectinvestments in Brazil grew 30% in 2008.<br />Safe Banking System ruledbystraightlaws.<br />US$ 205 billion in reserves, and increasing.<br />
  4. 4. No creditor real estatecrisis.<br />Self-sufficientonallkinds of energy sources, withthegreenestenergymatrix of the world.<br />The biggestfoodexporter of the world.<br />Diversifiedexports. Productswithincreasingaddedvalue.<br />Democratic, capitalist, withethical legal system.<br />Foreseeingthebest.<br />
  5. 5. Build your future.<br />The easiestway – Pre-constructioncondos:<br />Beach front orbeachview: Fortaleza and nearbeaches.<br />Fortaleza’s ‘GoldenSquare’: a hiddensecret.<br />Youget:<br />Off-planprices.<br />Longerplans.<br />Unitschoice.<br />Legal Issues:<br />Who’sthedeveloper?<br />Licensed, Registered...<br />Contractsreviewing.<br />
  6. 6. Signof times.<br />Electrical Appliances Sales - R$ Million:<br />Increase: 13%<br />Stoves: 26%<br />
  7. 7. Build your future.<br />The NextStep – RentyourProperty :<br />Seizethe top of thepropertyevaluation curve.<br />Reach a possible 10% yearly net profit (or more).<br />Youcan do it as an individual.<br />YourStrategy:<br />Rental Pools: splittheprofits, reducetherisks.<br />AdministrationCompanies: no split, higherrisks.<br />DIY: highestrisks!<br />Legal Issues:<br />Tenantpays:<br />Property Taxes.<br />Condominiumfees.<br />Owner pays:<br />Rent Services Fee: 10%.<br />RentalIncomeTax: 15%.<br />
  8. 8. Commercialrentalprofits.<br /><ul><li>Office rooms, corporatefloors.
  9. 9. Malls: touristic, lifestyle, lowermiddleclass.</li></ul>Commercial Real Estate Market - BRIC Countries Comparison Numbers: <br />
  10. 10. Commercialrentalprofits.<br /><ul><li>And there’s still room to grow!</li></li></ul><li>Build your future.<br />GetBigger – JointVentureswith local players:<br />Developments in Fortaleza:<br />ResidentialBuildings.<br />CorporateTowers.<br />Condominiums in thenearbeaches:<br />Nearbeachtowns.<br />Good for locals and for renting.<br />Legal Issues:<br />Duediligencesonbothparts.<br />Companies set up and operation.<br />Jointventureagreements.<br />International Money Transfers.<br />The fundingprocedures.<br />
  11. 11. Build your future.<br />TwoJointVentureexamples:<br />
  12. 12. Build your future.<br />ExtendyourRoots – You’rethedeveloper!<br />Findtheproperland.<br />Makethebestdeal: moneyorunits in yourproject.<br />Hire: environment pro, architect, construction, sales.<br />Registeryouproject, getlicences and start.<br />Legal Issues:<br />Duediligenceonland.<br />Companies set up and operation.<br />Contractsdrafting.<br />International Money Transfers.<br />Registration, licensing.<br />Checkingsuppliers.<br />
  13. 13. Build your future.<br />
  14. 14. Build your future.<br />Wind EnergyFarms:<br />CheapLand:<br />Canbefartherfrommain cities.<br />Unattractiveplaces.<br />Inclementwindandsun are finallygood!<br />The Business:<br />Allcostssupportedbypowercompanies.<br />Up to 20 yearsofrentalprofits.<br />Yearlyincome: ~10% (1.5% / energysales).<br />Yourlandvaluekeepsincreasing...<br />Legal Issues:<br />Checkingpowercompanies.<br />Contractsdrafting/reviewing.<br />International Money Transfers.<br />
  15. 15. Commercialrentalprofits.<br />TouristicMallPlanlooking for Investors:<br />Near 5-Star Hotels.<br />16,000m² built = 1.0%/monthrentalprofits, or more.<br />
  16. 16. Otherbusinessesyoushouldcheck:<br />FarmingLand:<br />Grains, fruits.<br />Nearmain hubs: railroads, ports.<br />Youmustown a BR company.<br />What’syour business in your country?<br />Build your future.<br />
  17. 17. Financingresources.<br />Governmentmoney for projectson:<br />Hotels.<br />Malls.<br />Agribusiness.<br />Green Energy.<br />
  18. 18. Goingfurther.<br />Set up a BrazilianLimitedCompany:<br />Atleasttwoshareholders.<br />A residentadministrator.<br />The local address: anofficeroom.<br />Open yourcompanybankaccount.<br />Hireanaccountant!<br />TheAdministratorLiabilities:<br />Central Bankand BR IRS affairs.<br />Financial resources management.<br />Dealswithsuppliersandclients.<br />
  19. 19. Getresidency: live in brazil.<br />Use your BR company to getInvestor’s Visa:<br />Set upyoursorbuyothercompanyshares.<br /> Invest at least R$ 150,000.<br />Requireyour Visa at BR Governmentinstitutions.<br />Orget a Permanent Visa for Retiree:<br />60 yearsoldor more.<br />Able to transfer at least US$ 2,000 monthly.<br />Come withtwodependants.<br />US$ 1,000 more for eachotherdependant.<br />
  20. 20. Yourmoney is free.<br />Repatriateyourinvestment:<br />After taxes.<br />Wheneveryouwant.<br />Goodnewsaboutcompanies and taxes:<br />Shareholders do notpay taxes over profitsdistributionaftercompany taxes.<br />
  21. 21. Flavio Pinto – Attorney at Law<br />flaviopinto@gmail.com<br />Phone: +55-85-8802-8139 – Skype: flaviopinto_br<br />Rua Goncalves Ledo, 1170 – 60110-261, Fortaleza/CE - BRAZIL<br />Ps 20:7<br />

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