The São Paulo branch of the Brazilian bar association forced the cancellation last week of a seminar on U.S. law that was to be given by U.S.-based attorneys because those attorneys weren’t registered in the country as foreign legal advisers.

The Order of Brazilian Attorneys in São Paulo warned March 6 that providing legal advice without registering as a foreign legal adviser could result in fines or even incarceration.

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