9th ICC Brazilian Arbitration Day

19 Mar 2020

Sao Paulo Portuguese and English with simultaneous translation
Early bird until 3 February 2020

The 9th edition of the ICC Brazilian Arbitration Day will cover trends and progress on arbitration & ADR in Brazil, as well as topics on international arbitration worldwide.

This conference will be held in both Portuguese and English with simultaneous translation.

Brazil is currently the most represented nationality among parties in ICC arbitrations from Latin America (35% of all Latin American parties), and it has now reached third place in the overall nationality ranking. 

Alexis Mourre, President of the ICC Court, as well as current Members of the ICC Court and its Secretariat, and international and Brazilian arbitration practitioners will share their knowledge and experiences with the audience.

Who should attend?

Practicing lawyers, corporate counsels, in-house counsels, magistrates, legal directors, arbitrators and other dispute resolution services practitioners, academics and professionals involved and/or interested in obtaining further knowledge and keep up to date with domestic and international arbitration in the Americas.

 

9:00-9:30

Participants registration

9:30-9:45

Welcome address

9:45-10-15

Opening keynote speech

Alexis Mourre

10:15-11:15

Updates in case law involving arbitration: in Brazil and abroad

  • The Hague Court of Appeals: Bariven v. Wells ultimate Service LLC
  • Haliburton case: the participation of the ICC Court as amicus curiae
  • Conflicting jurisdictions: the exclusion of the Brazilian State from an arbitration involving Petrobras’ Shareholders STJ: CC 151.130
  • Conflicting jurisdictions: judicial reorganization Courts vs. arbitral tribunal: STJ: CC 155.918 – GO

11:15-11:30

Q & A Session

11:30-12:00

Coffee break

12:00-13:00

Brazil and China: Overcoming cultural differences and increasing investments

  • Overview of investments in Brazil:
    • Chinese perspective
    • Brazilian perspective
  • Cultural differences and their impact in the negotiations
  • Arbitration as an effective means of dispute resolution and the ICC BRI commission

13:00-13:15

Q & A Session

13:15-14:30

Lunch break

14:30-15:45

Tackling complex and delicate scenarios: What would you do?

Specialists in arbitration will “compete” in an interactive panel, proposing solutions for complex scenarios that may arise in domestic or international arbitrations, such as:

  • Documents in the possession of third parties
  • Evidence submitted untimely
  • Critical issues that were not raised by the parties
  • Bankruptcy, judicial reorganization and parallel proceedings
  • Costs, interest and monetary readjustment

15:45-16:15

Coffee break

16:15-17:00

Arbitration in pharmaceutical and life sciences industries: a growing sector

  • Types of disputes: international experience
  • Complex questions involving arbitration in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector
  • What can we expect from this sector in Brazil?

17:00-17:15

Q & A Session

17:15-18:00

Closing Speech: “The role of institutions in consolidating user´s confidence in arbitration”

Juan Fernández-Armesto

Introduced by:

Ana Serra e Moura

18:00-18:15

Closing Remarks

18:15-19:30 

Cocktail

Chiann Bao

Independent Arbitrator, Hong Kong/London

Ana Carolina Beneti

Beneti Advocacia, Sao Paulo

Alberto Carmona

Marques Rosado Toledo Cesar & Carmona Advogados, Sao Paulo

Juan Fernández-Armesto

Armesto & Asociados, Madrid

José Ricardo Feris

Squire Patton Boggs, Paris

Alexander Fessas

Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Patrícia Figueiredo Ferraz

Counsel of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Sao Paulo

Flavia Mange

Mange & Gabbay Sociedade de Advogados, Sao Paulo

Alexis Mourre

President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

José Emilio Nunes Pinto

José Emilio Nunes Pinto Advogados, Sao Paulo

Sabina Sacco

Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler, Geneva

Ana Serra e Moura

Deputy Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Venue:

Unique Hotel

Av. Brigadeiro Luís Antônio

4700 - Jardim Paulista

São Paulo SP, 01402-002

Brazil

To register for the event, please send us an email.

For more information, you can contact us by phone: 21-973628664

Please check our sponsorship opportunities.

For more information, please contact :

João Novello

Tel.: 21-973628664

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