Newsletter - Issue 107

Justen, Pereira, Oliveira e Talamini – 30 years

In 2016, Justen, Pereira, Oliveira e Talamini completes thirty years. The firm was founded in 1986 by Marçal Justen Filho and developed to become one of the leading law firms of Brazil in its various areas of expertise, with headquarters in Curitiba, São Paulo and Brasília. The success of the firm is based on the trust of its clients and the enthusiasm and commitment of its partners, associates and employees. To mark this significant moment, the firm will use a commemorative logo during this year.

Writ of mandamus against judicial act

The use of the writ of mandamus against judicial acts has always been, since the Constitution of 1934, subject to discussion. The new Civil Procedure Code will reinforce this debate. About the topic, check out the article by Bruno Gressler Wontroba.

Arbitration in the eletricity commercialization sector

The electricity sector has become one of the regulated sectors more conducive to the use of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, including arbitration. It was, however, in connection with the commercialization of energy that arbitration was effectively introduced in the sector. Check out the notes of Diogo Albaneze Gomes Ribeiro about the subject.

What changes for lawyers with the new Civil Procedure Code?

The statement that “almost nothing has changed” is definitely unfounded. The disregard in relation to the new code should be abandoned quickly. It is with this concern that the attorney Paulo Osternack Amaral writes an unpretentious alert about some of the impacts that the new Civil Procedure Code of 2015 will cause to the activity of lawyers.

SimLaw

Marçal Justen Filho, in a recent essay published on the section Justice and Law of the newspaper Gazeta do Povo, reflects on the influence of subjective views on the expert construction of the legal order. From a comparison between the dynamics of life in the game SimCity and the real life, the text presents some of the consequences caused by the excessively subjective practice of legal experts.

CISG and International Arbitration – UP Guadalajara 2016

On February 5, Cesar Pereira will participate as a speaker in the international meeting on arbitration and the CISG at the Universidad Panamericana de Guadalajara, in Mexico. He will take part on the panel about CISG scope of application. Mixed contracts. Validity and other issues excluded from the CISG. Contractual exclusion and derogation. After, he will participate as an arbitrator in the Moot of Guadalajara, preparatory to the Willem C. Vis Moot of Vienna and the Vis Moot East of Hong Kong.

The new Civil Procedure Code and Administrative Law

The book Processo e Administração Pública [Civil Procedure and Government], coordinated by Eduardo Talamini, has been published by JusPodivm Publishing House. The work brings together essays from renowned and promising scholars, including several members of this office. They examined the impact of the new Civil Procedure Code on litigation with government and administrative proceedings. More information on the website of the Publisher.

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