Newsletter - Issue 44

São Paulo court admits a writ of mandamus against an arbitral award

rnrnA S�o Paulo court has recently received a plea for a writ of mandamus against an arbitral award issued during an arbitration in which one of the parties is a mixed-capital company. The admission of writs of mandamus in these cases is still a controversial topic, involving matters of arbitration, administrative law and civil procedure. Paulo Osternack Amaral comments on the ruling and its implications.rn

IAP holds a Procedural Law Conference

The Lawyers Institute of Paran� (IAP) will organize, from October 21 to 23, a conference which shall bring together civil and criminal procedure scholars from Brazil and abroad. Eduardo Talamini will be one of the speakers. Registrations are open including for non-members of IAP and students. For more information, click here.

International commercial arbitration: ICDR in Paraná

rnrnOn October 28, at 7 pm, the OAB/PR auditorium in Curitiba will host a roundtable on international commercial arbitration. The event will be based on a presentation by Luis Martinez, vice-president of ICDR ? International Center for Dispute Resolution (the international division of AAA ? American Arbitration Association), followed by a discussion with specialists. Eduardo Talamini will take part in the roundtable as a representative of the Lawyers Institute of Paran� (IAP) and the arbitration center of the Federation of Industries of Paran� (CAIEP). Learn more.rn

III Corporate Counsel Exchange – The Hague

rnrnJusten, Pereira, Oliveira & Talamini will be the only Brazilian law firm to participate in the third European edition of the Corporate Counsel Exchange, which will take place in The Hague (Netherlands) on October 24-26, 2010. The firm will be represented by Cesar A. Guimar�es Pereira, who will deliver a lecture on public procurement for infrastructure projects in Brazil, and Mar�al Justen Neto. Read more about the program of the seminar.rn

Port congestion surcharge in Paranaguá

rnrnThe attempt by certain shipowners to charge a port congestion surcharge in Paranagu� is under discussion before the Paran� courts since last August. The surcharge was created in June 2010 on operations involving the port of Paranagu�. The Federation of Industries of the State of Paran� (FIEP), represented by Justen, Pereira, Oliveira & Talamini, was granted an injunction forbidding the surcharge. The matter is examined in an article of Cesar A. Guimar�es Pereira and Rafael Wallbach Schwind published in the edition no. 441 of Guia Mar�timo, a specialized maganize and website click here.rn

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