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Arbitration Law of Brazil: Practice and Procedure 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781937518790
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781929446988
Published: November 2015
Publisher: Juris Publishing
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: £140.00

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Arbitration Law of Brazil: Practice and Procedure is a timely contribution to the development of commercial arbitration in Brazil, providing international practitioners and arbitrators with a useful reference tool to understand the Brazilian arbitral framework.

This book presents a clear outline of Brazilian arbitration legislation from a practical perspective, addressing the most relevant points in a direct and instructive manner. It reflects the experience of the authors, who are among the most prominent arbitration practitioners in Brazil.

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Summary Table of Contents
Detailed Table of Contents
Professor Theóphilo de Azeredo Santos
About the Authors
About the Collaborators

Chapter 1 Scope of the Book

Chapter 2 General Overview
2.1. Historical Background of Arbitration In Brazil
2.2. Definition and Nature of Arbitration Under the Brazilian Legal Framework
2.3 The New Mediation Law

Chapter 3 Arbitrability
3.1. Exposition of the Issue
3.2. Subjective Limits to Arbitration – Who Can Be a Party to Arbitration
3.3. Objective Limits to Arbitration - Matters that Cannot Be Arbitrated
3.4. Arbitration Involving State Entities
3.5. Procedure for Preliminary Questions that Cannot Be Arbitrated

Chapter 4 Law Applicable to the Merits
4.1. Choice of Substantive Law
4.2. Public Policy
4.3. Judgment In Equity Ex Aequo Et Bono
4.4. General Principles of Law, Commercial Usage, Custom, International Business Principles and Lex Mercatoria

Chapter 5 Arbitration Agreement
5.1. Arbitration Agreements
5.2. Arbitration Clauses: Nature and Validity
5.3. Autonomy of Arbitration Clauses
5.4. Negotiation and Drafting of an Arbitration Clause
5.5. Scope of the Clause
5.6. Language
5.7. Seat of Arbitration
5.8. Efficacy of Burdensome Arbitration Clauses
5.9. Pathologic Arbitration Clauses
5.10. Effects of Arbitration Clauses on Third Parties
5.11. Specific Performance of Arbitration Clauses
5.12. Submission Agreement
5.13. Termination of the Arbitration Agreement

Chapter 6 Arbitrators
6.1 Requirements that Should Be Met In Order to Serve as Arbitrator
6.2 Number of Arbitrators
6.3 Choosing the Arbitrators
6.4 Chair of the Arbitral Tribunal
6.5 Co-Arbitrators
6.6 Secretary of the Arbitral Tribunal
6.7 Procedure for Appointment of Arbitrators
6.8 Arbitrators' Duties
6.9 Challenge of Arbitrators
6.10 Replacement of Arbitrators
6.11 Arbitrators' Liability
6.12 Arbitrators' Fees

Chapter 7 Conduct of Arbitral Proceedings
7.1. Procedural Rules
7.2. Mandatory Principles
7.3. Confidentiality
7.4. Representation of the Parties
7.5. Initial Written Submissions
7.6. Multiple-Party Disputes
7.7. Third Party Intervention
7.8. Formal Institution of the Arbitration
7.9. Pleas Against Jurisdiction and/or the Arbitrator
7.10. The Arbitral Tribunal's Competence to Rule on Its Own Jurisdiction
7.11. Terms of Reference
7.12. Mandatory Conciliation of the Parties
7.13. Coercive and Urgent Measures During Arbitration
7.14. Interlocutory Orders
7.15. Summary Judgment
7.16. Submission of Evidence
7.17. Hearings
7.18. Closing the Proceeding
7.19. Repetition of Evidence, in the Case of Arbitrator Replacement

Chapter 8 The Award
8.1. Time Limit to Issue the Award
8.2. Formal Requirements of the Award
8.3. Partial Arbitral Awards
8.4. Settlement Award
8.5 Scrutiny of the Award by the Arbitration Institution
8.6. Delivery of the Arbitral Award
8.7. Correction and Clarification of the Award
8.8. Res Judicata in Arbitration
8.9. Application to Set Aside an Arbitral Award
8.10. Challenge to Judicial Enforcement of an Arbitral Award (Impugnação)
8.11. Decision on Costs and Expenses
8.11.1. Attorney's Fees

Chapter 9 Recognition and enforcement of Foreign Awards
9.1. Nationality of the Arbitral Award
9.2. Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards
9.3. The New York Convention: The Main Rule on the Recognition of a Foreign Arbitral Award
9.4. Hypotheses of Refusal of Recognition
9.5. Recognition Procedure


I Arbitration in Brazil: Case Law Perspective Arnoldo Wald and Raquel Stein
II Twenty Years of Brazilian Arbitration Law: Overview and Prospects Pedro A. Batista Martins and Bernard Potsch
III Some Remarks on Arbitration in Corporate Law Nelson Eizirik
IV CAM/CCBC – The outset of Brazilian Institutional Arbitration Carlos Suplicy de Figueiredo Forbes and Lenora Hage Santos Bento de Faria
V Comparison of the Major Brazilian Arbitration Chambers Joaquim de Paiva Muniz, Luis Alberto Salton Peretti, João Marçal Martins da Silva and Giovanny Ferreira Russo
VI Law no.
9.307 of September 23, 1996 (Including the amendments introduced by Law no.
13.129 of May 26, 2015)
VII Reform of Brazilian Arbitration Law - Law No.
13.129, of 26 May 2015
VIII Centro Brasileiro de Mediação e Arbitragem Arbitration Rules
IX CAM/CCBC Regulation 2012
X CIESP/FIESP Arbitration Rules
XI Arbitration Rules of Câmara De Arbitragem Empresarial – Brasil (CAMARB)