Arbitration News from Brazil

Myths Debunked: Preferences for Arbitration and Litigation

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No training programme for first year arbitration associates is complete without an exploration of the advantages of arbitration versus litigation. Young lawyers learn the...
Brasília, Brazil

Brazilian Federal Attorneys’ Office (AGU) established criteria for appointment of arbitrators by the Federal...

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On March 07, the Brazilian Federal Attorneys' Office ("AGU") established in its Ruling  42 (Portaria Normativa 42), the following criteria for appointment of arbitrators...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2021-2022 – Brazil

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A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1       Legislation A.1.1. Brazilian Judiciary regulates arbitral letters for communications between arbitrators and judicial courts On 29 September 2021, the Brazilian Justice Counsel...

Brazil Judiciary regulates arbitral letters for communications between arbitrators and judicial courts

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The Brazilian Justice Counsel published on September 29, 2021 a decision regulating arbitral letters, which are the instruments foreseen in Brazilian Arbitration Act and...

Brazilian Superior Court Confirms 90-Day Limitation Period to Request Annulment of an Arbitral Award

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On August 9, 2021, the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice (STJ) published an interesting decision on the time limit to request the annulment of...

Brazil Signs the Singapore Convention on Settlements arising from Mediation

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On June 4, 2021, Brazil signed the Singapore Convention on Mediation ("Singapore Convention"), which provides a uniform framework for settlement agreements put in writing...

New Brazilian Bid and Public Contracts Act fosters the use of arbitration

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Brazilian Law 14.133 was published on April 1st, 2021, introducing a new regime for private parties to bid and enter into contracts with Brazilian...

CAM-CCBC Arbitration Center established Emergency Arbitrator and Expedited Procedure

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The Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (CAM-CCBC), which is the largest Brazilian arbitration institution, has recently enacted two...

São Paulo State Court of Appeals Annulled Award Due to Violation of Arbitrator’s Duty...

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Facts of the Case The São Paulo State Court of Appeals ("the Court") annulled an arbitral award, by request of the claimant in the...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2020-2021 – Brazil

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BRAZIL Joaquim de Paiva Muniz, Frederico Bizarro Weingartner, Luis Henrique Borghi, Bruna Silveira, Katherina Ballestra, Maria Clara Barros Mota. A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1       Legislation A.1.1    Amendment to...

 Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition  

Click here for the chapter on Brazil in the 2018-2019 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

Click here for the chapter on Brazil in the 2017-2018 Arbitration Yearbook.