Lava jet prosecutor criticizes changes in MP
SAO PAULO and BRASÍLIA - The changes made to the provisional measure of leniency agreements before their publication, revealed this Sunday by GLOBO, show that the federal government had the objective of "making life easier for contractors" involved in corruption schemes. The opinion is from one of the members of the Lava-Jato task force, attorney Carlos Fernando Lima, for whom Brazil “pretends to punish” those who break the law. Two points were removed: the one that dealt with full damage repair and the one that provided for the removal of officers for up to five years.
Source: O Globo.com (16/02/2016)
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Sectors criticize the strategy of voting direct IR reform in plenary
The pressure for direct voting of PL 2337/2021 in the plenary without a broad debate of the committees in the Chamber was pointed out by representatives of 69 productive sectors as the great obstacle to the construction of a negotiated text of Income Tax Reform and taxation of profits and dividends.