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Amec promotes international debate on investments in Brazil

Calpers and BlackRock’s executives join Brazilian professionals and the Minister of the
High Court of Justice to debate scenarios in the 2015 Amec Investor Forum

Continuing with its agenda of events to discuss relevant topics that affect the lives of investors and institutions in the financial market, the Brazilian Association of Capital Market Investors (Amec) promotes the 2015 Amec Investor Forum, to take place at Inspers’ headquarters, in São Paulo, on May 28.

Entitled “Form X Essence – The Challenges of Investing in Brazil,” the Investor Forum reflects the evolution of Amec in its role collaborating to concrete solutions for the challenges facing the Brazilian capital market and minority shareholders. Mauro Rodrigues da Cunha, Amec's CEO, points out that prominent foreign executives and Brazilian professionals were invited for this year’s edition, providing even more quality and content to the debates.

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2015 Amec Investor Forum – May 28, at Insper, in São Paulo – click here to register.

Foreigners Commission – May 27, via conference call.

Confirmations of attendance must be submitted to

Click here to access the association’s annual calendar of meetings.

    Association releases 2014 Board of Directors & Annual Report    

Amec 2014 Board of Directors & Annual Report was presented to its members on the same day the association held its Annual General Meeting, on April 23. The report introduces Amec’s work as a convergence point of Petrobras’ minority shareholders for the election of representatives to the company’s Board of Directors and Conselho Fiscal, the association’s legally-founded position against that of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission – in Oi’s restructuring case, as well as the important contributions to CVM’s public hearing to regulate the distance voting, to come into force in 2016 Shareholders’ Meetings.

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    ICGN publishes viewpoint challenging differential voting rights    

The International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) – association that represents US$26 trillion in assets under management–, issued a report ( in April, in which it strongly criticizes the recent initiatives on the introduction of differential ownership rights for shareholders that own shares for a long time. The proposals on the so-called loyalty shares were introduced in France (Florange Act, 2014) as well as in other countries, and they have been under discussion in the debates about the European Shareholder Rights Directive.

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    BM&FBOVESPA announces proposals to enhance the governance of state-run companies, to be submitted to a closed hearing    

Outlined by the Exchange’s regulation team, the proposals have been grouped into four courses of action: transparency, internal control practices and structures, management composition, and obligations of the controlling stakeholders. The discussions about the document continue in May.

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    Participate in FGV’s Survey: “Adjustment Mechanisms of Companies to Comply with the Anti-corruption Act No. 12.846/2013”    

The Professor Ms. Maria Lucia L. M. Padua Lima, on behalf of FGV Direito SP, invites readers from the Material Facts session to answer to a brief survey about the “Adjustment Mechanisms of Companies to Comply with the Anti-corruption Act, No. 12.846/2013” through the following link:

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    Aberdeen publicly supports the Brazilian Takeover Paneld    

On May 19, Aberdeen Asset Management, United Kingdom’s largest third-party asset manager, sent a supporting letter to the Brazilian Takeover Panel (CAF), recommending that Brazilian companies adhere to the association, which creation was inspired on the British Takeover Panel.

    Corporate Governance and Transparency: An Eye on the Future Workshop    

Date: June 11
Venue: BM&FBOVESPA, Praça Antônio Prado, 48, 3º andar – Centro – São Paulo – SP
Hours: 2 pm – Registration / 2:30 pm – Speeches and debates / 6 pm – Closing session
Fees: Free – limited places – click here to register
Parking services not included.
55 11 3185-4200

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    17th National Meeting of Investor Relations and Capital Market    

Dates: July 14 and 15, 2015
Venue: Fecomercio – Rua Dr. Plinio Barreto, 285 - São Paulo - SP
55 11 3107-5557
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    Ibracon 5th Brazilian Accounting and Independent Auditing Conference    

On August 3 and 4, Ibracon – the Brazilian Institute of Independent Auditors – will be holding the 5th Brazilian Accounting and Independent Auditing Conference.

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