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Rio de Janeiro State Court of Appeals ensures continued Uber operations in Rio

October 30, 2015

In a recent judgement, Appellate Judge Marcia Ferreira Alvarenga of the Rio de Janeiro Court of Appeal dismissed the interlocutory appeal of the City of Rio de Janeiro and affirmed the injunction of the 6th Rio de Janeiro State Tax Court. The injunction forbids the use of repressive actions or measures preventing Uber from freely exercising its activities in the city.In the Judge’s opinion, “this service has already been rendered for some time with no severe social damages whatsoever,” meaning that the suspensory effect sought must be dismissed.Uber is represented by Licks Attorneys.• Docket (in Portuguese): 0061837-32.2015.8.19.0000

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