Brazil has recently executed two new Cooperation and Facilitation Investment Agreements (“CFIAs”) with the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia on April 11, 2018; and with the Republic of Suriname on…

…in São Paulo, Brazil. The historic award is the first decision based on controversial statutes regulating arbitration in the ports sector in Brazil. This decision can provide insights on the…

  On 15 September 2016, the Superior Justice Tribunal (“STJ” for its Brazilian acronym) of Brazil, in the case “Odontologia Noroeste LTDA v. GOU – Grupo Odontologico Unificado Franchising LTDA…

…the rendering of an ICC arbitral award in Miami. First Brands sought the recognition of the arbitral award before the STJ in Brazil while Petroplus tried to annul that same…

…only arbitral awards rendered in Brazil (domestic awards) should necessarily be motivated, and that Law 9,307 of 1996 (“Brazilian Arbitration Law”) did not impose such condition on foreign arbitral awards….

…Brazilian courts? The Petroplus Companies manufacture and sell after-market automobile products in Brazil. The Petroplus Companies acquired this right from the First Brands Corporation (“First Brands”), and The Clorox Company…

…venture agreement for the research and exploitation of minerals in Brazil. They had also formed a company incorporated in Brazil, FAT Brasil, to perform the research and the exploitation. Zeus…