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EXTRAORDINARY REGIME FOR DELAY ON RENTAL PAYMENT DUE ON HOUSE AND NON-HOUSE LEASING CONTRACTS IN THE CONTEXT OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC

EXTRAORDINARY REGIME FOR DELAY ON RENTAL PAYMENT DUE ON HOUSE AND NON-HOUSE LEASING CONTRACTS IN THE CONTEXT OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC

EXTRAORDINARY REGIME FOR DELAY ON RENTAL PAYMENT DUE ON HOUSE AND NON-HOUSE LEASING CONTRACTS IN THE CONTEXT OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC

As in the case of other areas, the Government has now come to establish exceptional measures applicable to lease contracts, which are in force during the state of emergency and in the first month following its expiry.

Thus, Law No. 4-C/2020, of 6 April, was published, which came into force on 7 April and which establishes an exceptional system of late payment ...

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COVID-19 AND STATE OF EMERGENCY IN PORTUGAL

COVID-19 AND STATE OF EMERGENCY IN PORTUGAL

COVID-19 AND STATE OF EMERGENCY IN PORTUGAL

On March 11, 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) qualified the public health emergency sweeping across the world, caused by the disease COVID-19, as an international pandemic.

The situation quickly developed, and all countries were forced to adopt strong restrictions of rights and freedoms.

On March 18, 2020 the President of the Republic of Portugal declared a national emergency for the duration of two weeks (Decree of the President n.º 14-A/2020). The state of emergency started ...

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ICC RELEASES INCOTERMS®2020

ICC RELEASES INCOTERMS®2020

Incoterms® rules are the trade terms essential for international commerce. Since 1919, the year that the Internacional Chamber of Commerce (ICC) was founded, that this organization has been focused in the purpose of making international commerce more developed, safe and fluid. Harmonizing definitions and rules was of paramount importance, and the first Incoterms®rules were published by ICC in 1936, and have been developed since then.

Besides harmonizing and creating patterns for international commerce, it is also of vital importance the identification ...

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Beneficial ownership – Compliance

In compliance with Directive (EU) nº 2015/849 of the European Parliament and of the Council from the 20th May 2015, legislation has been approved in Portugal to establish the obligation of commercial companies to declare precise and updated information about their beneficial owners.

This declaration regarding the beneficial owner must contain some relevant information on the following aspects:

  • The identification of the owners of the share ...
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Tax System for the Non-Regular Resident (RNH)

Tax System for the Non-Regular Resident (RNH)

The Tax System for the Non-Regular Resident is a system created with the purpose to attract to Portugal nonresidents which are professionals qualified for activities with high added intellectual or industrial property value or know-how, as well as beneficiaries of pension schemes that are granted abroad.

This system taxes the citizens’ income in the least damaging way, namely by taxing:

  • The Portuguese source income will be taxed at a 20% rate, unless these nonresidents choose ...
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New facilities in Porto

We are pleased to inform that we have moved our office in Oporto to:

Rua Serpa Pinto, 407 – 1º Esq./Dto.
4250-466 PORTO
Portugal

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Conference on the theme of Portuguese agriculture

Conferência subordinada ao tema da agricultura em Portugal

Upon request of the Danske Landbrugsadvokater Association (http://www.danskelandbrugsadvokater.dk/), in the past month of April, at the hotel Infante de Sagres in Porto, SARAIVA LIMA E ASSOCIADOS organized a conference on the theme of Portuguese agriculture. The main purpose was to inform the Danish Colleagues about the recent evolution in Portugal of this economic activity and ...

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Golden Residence Permit Programme

Golden Residence Permit Programme

(GOLDEN VISA)
(Residence Permit for Investment Activity – ARI)

The Golden Residence Permit Programme (Residence Permit for Investment Activity) allows the possibility of applying for a residence permit to third States citizens for the purpose of performing investment activities (transferring capital, creating jobs or acquiring real estate), on the basis of compliance with certain requirements (Act 23/2007 of July 4th amended by Act 29/2012 of August 9th).

The Order nº. 1661-A/2013, issued by the Portuguese Ministries of Foreign Affairs ...

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UNCTAD Collaboration

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H.J. Saraiva Lima has recently been working as a legal consultant for transport for UNCTAD, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
H.J. Saraiva Lima has participated in the Palestine Shipper’s Council Training Program “Managing Exports and Imports”, contributing to Module 1 (Commercial Aspects of the International Sale and Transport of Goods) and to Module 4 (Evaluating Legal Aspects and Liabilities ...

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LAW N.º 76/2013 7 NOVEMBER

INFORMAÇÃO

Estabelece um regime de renovação extraordinária dos contratos de trabalho a termo certo, bem como o regime e o modo de cálculo da compensação aplicável aos contratos objeto dessa renovação.

Com a entrada em vigor da Lei 76/2013, publicada no passado dia 7 de Novembro no Diário da República, os contratos de trabalho a termo certo que nos próximos dois anos (entre 08/11/2013 e 08/11/2015) atinjam o limite máximo da sua duração, podem ser alvo de duas renovações extraordinárias.

A duração total ...

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