Brazilian Securities Commission

Brazil: Capital Markets and the Securities Commission

by Euchério Lerner Rodrigues   June, 1996

The CVM was created in 1976 through the Law No. 6,385 with the objective of regulating and disciplining the workings of the Brazilian capital market and, consequently, to fulfil the role of one of the institutions responsible for the process of building up savings and assisting economic development. In this way, by offering investors appropriate security and operational flexibility on the capital market, it contributes towards the process of company capitalization, the dispersion of prosperity and better allocation of productive sector resources.

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Student Debt Bubble


by staff writers from Online Colleges
June 27, 2013

A three-article series about the nation’s ever-rising student debt levels. 

The first article examines the dynamic between reduced state spending, higher tuition rates and increased student debt levels.

The second article examines historical student debt trends. 

The third article explores some potential consequences of the debt crisis.