Merrill Brink International Releases Translation of Brazil's DECREE No. 8.420 of MARCH 18, 2015

New York, New York, UNITED STATES

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Merrill Brink® International (, a leading provider of language solutions for global corporations and law firms, today announced that it has translated, Brazil's DECREE No. 8.420 OF MARCH 18, 2015 regulations under the Clean Company Act.

On March 18, 2015, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff issued a presidential decree regulating the Clean Company Act which took effect on January 28, 2014. This law affects companies conducting direct or indirect activities in Brazil, whether through an employee, independent contractor, subsidiary or as part of a supply chain. The law applies to companies, regardless of their corporate or legal form, whether foreign or domiciled in Brazil, and whether the unlawful act is committed within or outside Brazilian territory. Civil liability extends to an organization's directors, officers, employees and agents who commit, participate or aid in the commission of the unlawful act, whether it is performed in Brazil or abroad.

Download Merrill Brink's translation of the decree and find out crucial information on the administrative liability of acts committed against the national or a foreign government and other provisions of the presidential decree.

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