The legal system in Brazil was comprised of approximately 181,000 laws, which were diverse and anachronistic. Most of the lawyers and Federal Court of Justice were not familiar with some of the laws. When Chamber of Deputies reviewed and analyzed the laws, it revoked some of them. The review left Brazil will 1,000 laws. All lawyers are familiar with the seven unique laws such as:
- Physical gambling
In 1946, the Brazilian legal system banned real gambling due to the inability of the government to monitor winnings. However, online gambling is permitted.
The Brazilian law prohibits hunting but allows subsistence hunting to preserve the culture of certain indigenous communities in Brazil.
- The cigarette law
Brazil does not permit smoking in public places. The country banned the importation and selling of e-cigarettes in 2009.
- Use of helmets inside premises
Several Brazilian states prohibited wearing of helmets inside premises to reduce the number of robberies instigated by bikers.
Ricardo Tosto is an attorney and an entrepreneur from Brazil. Tosto is one of the renowned experts in the in the Brazilian legal system. Tosto is a graduate of the McKenzie University and the Armando Alvares Penteado. He is also an executive partner at the Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados Associados, a law firm that specializes in business consulting and litigation. This law firm serves private and public companies and has a workforce of about 400 employees. Tosto began working at small law firms and handled cases involving business litigation. He represented big corporations and high profile clients and, thus, his cases attract public and media attention. He also represented politicians with diverse ideological opinions. Tosto also handled pro-bono cases involving non-governmental institutions.
Tosto established himself as a leading attorney in the Brazilian judicial system after forming Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados Associados. He mentored some of the prominent lawyers in Brazil. Almost all the employees who work in this law firm including senior partners were once under his mentorship. Ricardo Tosto has also been involved in the development of certain Brazilian laws that have economic value. Tosto was also among the first legal experts to adopt certain legal practices that have become useful tools. Tosto manages, supervises, and formulates policies at the firm.