Litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution

A STRATEGIC AND EFFICIENT PERFORMANCE IN THE PREVENTION AND RESOLUTION OF CORPORATE CONFLICTS IS ESSENTIAL IN THE MANAGEMENT OF BUSINESS RISKS. IN A SCENARIO OF INCREASING SURVEILLANCE OF PUBLIC OPINION ABOUT COMPANIES, THEIR ADMINISTRATORS AND...
With the consolidation of the use of arbitration by the Federal Government as an alternative, and often preferable, means for the Judiciary to settle disputes, several normative acts have been issued over the last years to recognize and regulate...
The Third Panel of the Superior Court of Justice (STJ) assigned the judgment of Special Appeal No. 1.797.924/MT to the Second Chamber of the court on October 10. The discussion revolves around the continuation of lawsuits and executions filed...
When property owners decide to file an eviction action against tenants, all means of repossessing the property have generally been exhausted. This indicates the urgency that lessors have in obtaining a preliminary court order that the property be...
With the extinction of so many airlines in Brazil over the last 20 years, it is essential to conduct an analysis of the factors that led these companies to fail, one after the other, unable to reorganize financially in order to continue operating...
Law No. 9,307/96 (the Arbitration Law), which regulates arbitration in Brazil, has provided in its article 1, paragraph 1, since the changes introduced by Law No. 13,129/15, that the "direct and indirect public administration may use arbitration to...
Signed by the President of the Republic on September 20, Executive Order No. 881/19, the Economic Freedom Executive Order, was converted into Law No. 13,874/19, instituting the Declaration of Rights of Economic Freedom, which establishes rules for...
Two ordinances amended the rules governing recall campaigns in Brazil earlier this half of the year. The standards modernize the regulations of the procedure imposed by the Consumer Protection Code (article 10, paragraphs 1 and 2) whenever the...
One of the biggest controversies under the Company Judicial Reorganization Act (LRE) is the limit on the Judiciary's role in controlling the legality of the judicial reorganization plan. Recently, this discussion has gained another chapter. In...
The Special Court of the Superior Court of Justice (STJ) advanced to put an end to the controversy over the limitations period applicable to claims based on contractual civil liability. In a judgment last May 14, the Justices decided, by a majority...
The 3rd Panel of the Superior Court of Justice (STJ) affirmed, in a non-unanimous decision, that judicial reorganization plans approved by the majority of the creditors of a company undergoing judicial restructuring may suppress secured or...
The text of The Hague Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters (Hague Service Convention) was promulgated on March 21 through Decree no. 9,734/2019. Signed in The Hague on November 15...
The exhaustive list of cases for filing interlocutory appeals provided for in article 1,015 of the Code of Civil Procedure (CPC) was the subject of a recent review by the Superior Court of Justice (STJ) in the judgment of Special Repetitive Appeals...
In a decision handed down at the end of last year in Special Appeal No. 1.639.035/SP, the Superior Court of Justice (STJ) established a paradigmatic precedent by reinforcing the theory allowing for the objective extension of arbitration clauses to...
When the Superior Court of Justice (STJ) decided at the end of last year to reinstate the bank freeze, or fiduciary assignment of receivables, which had been suspended by the court in a judicial reorganization case, it took into account the concept...