Opinion by Michael Royster
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Supreme Court (STF) in Brazil has recently been doing a lot of thinking outside the box (“caixa” can mean box in Portuguese), taking a very activist stance against Brazilian corporate culture.
In 2015, it prohibited campaign contributions by corporations to individuals, on the grounds that corporate contributions always come with a “quid pro quo”.
Last week, the STF went even further. A panel of five Justices held that a . . .