In its 66th edition, the Brazilian Arbitration Journal presents, in the National Doctrine section, Bruno Pellegrini Venosa’s analysis about the interaction between the applicable law to the arbitral procedure and foreign arbitral urgent measures. In addition, Rafael Branco Xavier discusses the possibility of implementing the disregard doctrine in arbitration. In the International Doctrine section, Eugenie…

The Brazilian Arbitration Journal, in its 65th edition, presents, in the National Doctrine section, the reflections of João Pedro Accioly on the arbitrability of conflicts involving the government. In addition, Marcelo Levitinas and Luisa Cabral de Mello Marques Coelho propose a reasonable interpretation of article 10 of the Brazilian Arbitration Law, in regard to the…

In October 2019, Brazilian legal community lost two of its most prominent authorities in private international law: Professors Jacob Dolinger and Luiz Olavo Baptista. Besides having built the basis of modern Brazilian private international law, Professors Dolinger and Baptista were essential in the development of Brazilian arbitration. In this edition, Brazilian Journal honors these unique…

In this edition of Brazilian Journal of Arbitration, the National Doctrine section presents Gustavo Scheffer da Silveira‘s considerations about the sentencing nature of the arbitrators’ decision on their own jurisdiction, as well as the legal regime to which the arbitral award is submitted. Also, Maria Beatriz Grella Vieira proposes some reflections on the objective arbitrability…

The present edition of the Revista Brasileira de Arbitragem [Brazilian Arbitration Journal] presents three articles in the National Doctrine section: Laura Carneiro de Mello Senra deals with the arbitrability of cases involving the remuneration of Brazilian federal public servants in which disputes against the Federal Union or a different public entity may arise; Leandro Rigueira Rennó Lima…

In its 61th edition, the Revista Brasileira de Arbitragem [Brazilian Arbitration Journal] presents articles on four different themes. Firstly, Fabiane Verçosa comments on the possibility of submitting individual labor disputes to arbitration in the context of the reform of the Brazilian Labor Code and the rumors about the extinction of specialized Labor Courts. Afterwards, Ronaldo…

The Competence-Competence Principle is a fundamental principle of international arbitration. It is recognized in article 8 of Brazilian Arbitration Law. However, in Companhia de Geração Térmica de Energia Elétrica – CGTEE v. Kreditanstalt Fur Wiederaufbau Bankengruppe, the Rio Grande do Sul Court of Appeals raised some doubts about it is applicability in Brazil. (Rio Grande…

Dear all, As you know, arbitration in Brazil has become a reality. After several decades of being considered as the last frontier of international arbitration in Latin America, Brazil is now one the most important country in the practice of arbitration on this continent. The last years’ ICC International Arbitration Court statistics show the influential…