Opinion of Amec – An inspiring speech
The speech delivered by the president of CVM (the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission), Leonardo Pereira, in the 6th International Financial and Capital Markets Conference organized by BMF Bovespa in the city of Campos do Jordão, State of São Paulo, was particularly relevant and interesting for being focused on the core of CVM´s activities.

For approximately 40 minutes, our capital market´s regulator provided the some 600 attendees with a broad view of its priorities and initiatives. Attentive participants left the event with a clear perception of the direction the regulation agency will be taking for the next years, as well as of some points CVM has been preparing in the technical sphere.
2nd Meeting with members to be held on September 26th
In the happy hour format, the 2nd Meeting of Amec´s – the Association of Capital Market Investors – members in 2013 will take place on September 26th, at Enoteca Decanter, in São Paulo, after the meeting of the association´s Executive Board.

2nd Meeting with Amec´s Members
Date: September 26th, 2013
Hour: 7.30 pm
Venue: Enoteca Decanter – Rua Joaquim Floriano, 838 – Itaim Bibi -
Participants: Amec´s members

Amec promotes the 2nd edition of Amec Corporate Events Award
The Association of Capital Market Investors has started the internal voting process for the 2nd edition of Amec Corporate Events Award. The objective of the award is to identify corporate events that have positively impacted on the capital market and that have been announced or completed in the period from September 1st of the previous year to August 31st of the current year. Eight candidates have been selected this year, what shows the great interest for the award.

Registrations for Amec 6th Seminar are open
On the topic "Corporate Democracy – Rights and Duties of Shareholders and Companies", the 6th edition of the annual event promoted by Amec will take place on October 29th, from 8 am to 6.30 pm, at Hotel Hyatt, in São Paulo.

Registrations can be made through the site:

Technical Commission to discuss the Commercial Code
In its September meeting, Amec´s Technical Commission will be discussing, among other topics, the bill that creates the Commercial Code in Brazil. The bill is now being considered in the House of Representatives under the responsibility of the Representative Paes Landim, who requested Amec´s CEO to collaborate with the project.

Pending issues in the association´s agenda, such as the digital certification for the representation in Shareholders´ Meetings, can evolve with the bill. With this in mind, the Technical Commission will be counting on the participation of Otávio Yazbek, CVM´s Director, who has been studying the topic for a long time and will be sharing his view on it with the Commission´s members.

Version 1.0 of Integrated Reporting to be launched in December
The version 1.0 of the Integrated Reporting Framework – document that introduces standards for companies to report several aspects of their activities, such as environmental, accounting and financial aspects – is expected to be globally launched on December 5th, in an event to take place in London (UK), according to the professor Nelson Carvalho, from FEA-USP, who participates in the International Integrated Reporting Committee (IIRC), an international multidisciplinary group which objective is to establish global standards for the adoption of the Integrated Reporting.

CODIM submits new pronouncement to Public Hearing
CODIM – Steering Committee for Disclosure to the Market – submitted to public hearing, from August 20th to September 20th, 2013, the draft of its new pronouncement – Relevant Information Undisclosed to the Market – with strictly formal content, addressing the need to control undisclosed relevant information of a publicly-held company so that securities are duly priced, insider trading practices are avoided and the market´s credibility is maintained.

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CFA Institute and Edelman Berland publish new study about investors´ confidence
The CFA Institute and the research firm Edelman Berland published a new study on the opinion of institutional and retail investors in the USA, United Kingdom, Australia, Hong Kong, and Canada about the level of confidence on investment managers.

CVM submits draft of instruction about the disclosure of information of relevant act or fact to public hearing
CVM – the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission – submitted to a public hearing a draft of instruction with changes to CVM Instruction 358/02, which deals with the disclosure and use of information about relevant acts or facts, and to CVM Instruction 480/09, which addresses the filing of securities´ issuers allowed to be traded in regulated securities markets.
VI Congresso Nacional de Empresas Familiares , Family Office e Gestão de Patrimônio (VI National Congress of Family Companies, Family Office and Equity Management)
Date: October 11th, 2013
Hour: 8 am to 1 pm
Venue: Clube Hebraica - Rua Hungria, 1000 - Pinheiros - São Paulo
10% discount for Amec´s members

Information and registrations: -!agenda/c69n

14° Congresso do IBGC – Novas Fronteiras da Governança (14th Congress of IBGC – New Governance Frontiers)
Dates: October 14th and 15th, 2013
Hour: 8 am to 6 pm
Venue: Grand Hyatt São Paulo – Avenida das Nações Unidas, 13.301, Brooklin
By 15/09 - R$2.470,00
By 30/09 - R$2.717,00
From 10/01 on 01/10 - R$2.964,00

Não Associados:
By 15/09 - R$3.250,00
By 30/09 - R$3.580,00
From 10/01 on - R$3.900,00

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Seminário Internacional CPC – Normas Contábeis Internacionais (CPC International Seminar – International Accounting Standards)
Date: November 11th, 2013
Hour: 8 am to 5.30 pm
Venue: WTC Events Center – Avenida das Nações Unidas, 12.551, Brooklin Novo – São Paulo
Members of entities associated to CPC and students:
By 30/09 - R$475,00
By 11/11 - R$500,00

Supporting entities´ members:
By 30/09 - R$710,00
By 11/09 - R$750,00

By 30/09 - R$1.140,00
By 11/09 - R$1.200,00

Registrations and information:

SIMBRACS – Simpósio Brasileiro de Políticas Públicas para Comércio e Serviços 2013 (SIMBRACS – 2013 Brazilian Symposium of Public Policies for the Retail and Service Sectors)
Dates: November 12th and 13th, 2013
Venue: Centro de Convenções Brasil 21 - SHS Quadra 06, Lote 01, Conjunto A, Setor Hoteleiro Sul Brasília, Federal District

Registrations and information: