We are the international legal advisors for small and medium-sized companies.

Incorporating a company in Brazil is a reality for many small and medium-sized companies. Learn how SIAL International Legal Practice can assist your company in its business in Brazil:


Our Services

How we assist foreign companies in their business in Brazil:

Company Incorporation

We assist our clients to incorporate a company in Brazil with foreign shareholders and foreign capital stock.

We draft the new company's By-laws and the minutes of shareholders' meeting that shall aprove the profit remittance to the foreign shareholders investors (companies or individuals); everything in accordance with Brazilian legislation. 

Working in Brazil

When foreign companies incorporate or invest in a company in Brazil they normally assign their employees to work and manage the company. Thus we prepare the paperwork and submit to to Brazilian authorities in order to obtain working and residence permit to the foreign officers, directors, managers and technicians.

Brazilian Central Bank

According to Brazilian law, every foreign stock capital invested in a Brazilian company - called foreign direct investment or FDI - shall be registered before the electronic system of Brazilian Central Bank. We are able to proceed with such register and also to enrol the foreign investor company with Brazilian Corporate Tax Registration Number - CNPJ.

Negotiation and Contracts

Brazilian companies that do business abroad are also assisted by us from SIAL. We draft, review and negotiate international contracts with foreign parties. We also attend meetings to support our clientes during negotiations; personal meetings or by videoconferences; always with our legal and technical English skills.

Exchange Transactions

Every capital contribution from foreign shareholders in a Brazilian company requires the closing of an exchange agreement, in order to wire the funds form a foreign current account to the a Brazilian current account. We also assist the profit remittance operation from the funds of the Brazilian company to its foreign shareholders investors abroad.

International Legal Assistance

If the international service that your company need is not listed on these items, you can retain services from us in hourly basis, which means more control and customisation of the international service you need.

This is the kind of service you can customise to better suit your

company's needs.


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Perguntas Frequentes

Vocês fazem visto para os EUA?

Não fazemos, mas dependendo do caso podemos indicar um profissional.

Vocês atuam com pedidos de cidadania?

Não, também não fazemos... nossa especialidade é atender empresas :)

Quanto tempo demora para abrir uma empresa de capital estrangeiro?

O mesmo prazo de uma empresa brasileira, ou seja, cerca de 45 dias.

Quem pode pedir um visto de trabalho para estrangeiro?

O requerimento é feito pela empresa irá contratá-lo. Se quiser, podemos ajudar a sua empresa com esse pedido :)


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Specialists in International Law

SIAL was funded 8 years ago, in 2013, by Fernanda Siqueira; a Brazilian lawyer post-graduated in International Law at PUC-SP. Bachelor in Law for 15 years, being eleven of them advising foreign companies to establish in Brazil. Fernanda started her career in law firms at Sao Paulo-SP, and also worked in a multinational company at Goiania-GO. Her expertises includes corporate law, Brazilian immigration law, contract law and foreign capital stock. Since October 2020 Fernanda has been the Chairwoman to the Commission of International Law of Brazilian Bar Association - Section of Goias, Brazil. 


We provide highly specialised services which are not easy to find in Brazil.

However, as our clients are small and medium-sized companies, we are sensitive to limited budgets matters; reason why our services are flexible and affordable. After all, our goal is to ease international operations to small and medium-sized companies!



SIAL International Legal Practice

Avenida D esquina com Rua 9, nr. 419

Andar 4, Setor Marista

74150-040 | Goiania - Goias - Brazil

      (62) 4141-2878

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