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Gisela Mation, Maria Dória, and Sávio Andrade The potential of artificial intelligence is enormous and its use can bring about extraordinary developments. However, because it is not an easily applicable binary technology, there are a number of...
Marcela Volponi, Ciro Starling, and Henrique Buldrini Presumed moral damage (in re ipsa), that is, inherent to the fact itself, is applied and recognized by the case law of the Superior Court of Appeals (STJ) in several situations involving...
Aline Omena Gomes de Barros The purchase of a property that is under a lease agreement may require legal action by the new owner to govern direct possession of the property. Despite the recurrent use of an action to take possession to guarantee...
Débora Chaves Martines Fernandes, Bruna de Godoy Marques das Neves, and Barbara de Souza Braz It is no surprise that in Brazil, where there are about 66.43 million delinquent debtors,[1] normative acts aimed at fighting the population's...
The succession regimes of the partners and spouses have been equalized after the trial of the Extraordinary Resource 878,694/MG by the Supreme Federal Court (STF), occurred in 2017, and the consequent declaration of unconstitutionality of the...
The Consumer Policy Committee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and its Working Party Consumer Product Safety carried out research with marketplaces and government authorities from several countries – including...
The electronic performance of procedural acts has been constantly favored by the legal system not only to adapt procedures to the technological innovations experienced by society, but also to make it an instrument capable of ensuring a fair and...
One of the great points of discussion in the case law when a new law comes into effect is the moment at which the new legislation should be applied to legal relationships of continuous treatment or, as in the case we analyze here, in the hundreds...
In a recent decision, the São Paulo State Courts recognized the bad faith of an association that sought compensation in the millions, as it found that it was a front association whose sole purpose was to enrich itself without cause. The entity was...
The right to be forgotten – which involves the withdrawal of personal information from websites and mass media – is a contemporary theme and the subject of intense debate in the world legal stage. It bumps into several prerogatives provided for...
The Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) released on last June 28 its Risk-Based Supervision Report for the fiscal year of 2021. In the document, CVM points out the supervision actions carried out to treat risks and events considered...
The service of a legal entity at an old address is not valid when the change of address has already been communicated to the Board of Trade, even if the change has not been reported on the company's own website. The decision was recently issued by...
Understanding what the requirements used by the Federal Supreme Court (STF) are to grant reciprocal tax immunity to state-owned companies is certainly one of the most challenging tasks in the realm of academic research. Any attempt at...
Since the accidents that occurred in Mariana (2015) and Brumadinho (2019), in the state of Minas Gerais, several topics related to accident prevention and its treatment have gained prominence and raised a debate about the effectiveness of existing...
The name given to the Entrepreneur’s Defense Code may suggest that it is a counterweight to the Consumers’ Defense Code, because consumers and entrepreneurs, in general, occupy antagonistic positions in their relations. However, this is not the...
The evidence production phase plays a key role in a lawsuit, and may be decisive for its success – or not. The current Code of Civil Procedure (CPC) introduced the early production of evidence as an autonomous claim. Therefore, the production of...
In times of "overinformation" and an increasingly digital society, where a quick acess in a search site can lead to any content anywhere in the world, discussions involving the right to be forgotten – i.e., the withdrawal of personal information...
A controversy surrounding the rules of citrus production recently reached the Supreme Court (STF) through the Direct Action of Unconstitutionality (ADI) 7.045, filed by the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party (MDB). The action questioned the...
In a decade marked by the proliferation of sustainable investments, the Green Rural Product Note (CPR) emerges as a potential source of financing for the Brazilian agricultural sector. It is an instrument that aims to raise financial resources to...
At the end last year, the Superior Court of Appeals (STJ) changed its understanding on conflicts of jurisdiction presented by companies under judicial reorganization that have assets pledged in the scope of tax executions for payment of taxes. The...
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