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The Ultimate Guide to Brazilian Regulatory Compliance 

May 11, 2023 | 8:00 am - 9:00 am CDT

Key Milestones for Design and Construction

The Ultimate Guide to Brazilian Regulatory Compliance (BRC)

Brazilian Regulatory Compliance (BRC) refers to the set of rules, regulations and standards that companies operating in Brazil must comply with to ensure they are conducting their business in accordance with local laws and regulations.

Right from the preliminary design, it is essential to consider these standards and establish policies and procedures to ensure compliance throughout the asset lifecycle.

In this webinar, we’ll discuss the process for BRC, including key compliance milestones for design and construction. With over 40 years of experience in Brazil, ABS Group’s analysis of the regulatory framework and scope of requirements are of high value to companies considering investment, and equally those with current investments, in Brazil.

What We Cover

  • The impact of the Brazilian regulatory framework on the design and construction of offshore units and associated systems and equipment

  • Key milestones for the BRC process

    o Identifying applicable regulations

    o Employee training to understand roles and responsibilities

    o Regularly monitoring operations to ensure compliance

    o Maintaining records and documents of compliance efforts

    o Reporting and disclosing requirements set forth by regulation agencies

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Alexandre Kovacs

Alexandre Kovacs, BRC Project Manager, ABS Group

Alexandre Kovacs is a Senior Mechanical Engineer, PMP certified professional and BRC Project Manager with 35 Years of experience in Ship and Offshore Design, including Oil Tankers, FPSO, Semisubmersible and Fixed Platforms covering the stages of Conceptual, Basic, FEED, Detail Engineering Design and Assessment of Brazilian Regulatory Framework based on Standards, Codes and Rules such as ABNT/NBR, DPC/NORMAM, NRs, ANVISA and ANP, solid international experience and On-site inspection for Regulatory Compliance during Construction.

Loreno do Val

Loreno do Val,  Business Development Manager, ABS Group

Fascinated by all energy tech and business, from Oil & Gas to Power, Renewables and Nuclear, Loreno has spent most of his career in Rio de Janeiro in commercial roles at industrial construction and manufacturing companies. Looking forward to developing new business at ABS Group, Loreno supports the growth of offshore and marine activities in South America. 



About ABS Group

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (ABS Group) and its operating subsidiaries provide risk management solutions and certification services worldwide that help clients address the safety, integrity, quality and environmental efficiency of critical assets and operations. Headquartered in Spring, Texas, ABS Group operates with more than 1200 professionals across the globe, serving the marine and offshore, oil, gas and chemical, government, power and energy and industrial sectors. ABS Group is a subsidiary of ABS (, a leading marine and offshore classification society.

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