The Differential Procurement Regime: Law n. 12.462
rnrnOn August 5th 2010, Law n. 12.462 was published; it establishes the RDC – The Differential Procurement Regime for works services and acquisitions for the Rio 2016 Olympics and for the 2014 World Cup. The RDC set in place important novelties that will certainly end up being extended to administrative contracts in general. In September, this Newsletter will release a series of articles examining the innovations in detail. Read the bilingual text (Portuguese and English) of Law n. 12.462 and the introductory analysis by Cesar A. Guimarães Pereira.rnrn
Recent modifications in the Airway Sector: Law 12.462/2011 and Decree 7.554/2011
rnrnThe Brazilian airway sector has been going through an intense reformulation process, not only because of the economic growth experience by the country in the last years, but also because of several sporting events that it will host. Because of the need of new mechanisms and strategies for the development of the sector, new regulations have been issued, such are Law 12.462, approved on August 5th, 2011, which among other things, instituted the Office of Civil Aviation, the Council of Civil Aviation, the National Fund of Civil Aviation (FNAC), and introduced modifications in ANAC?s legilstion. For an analysis of the modifications made in the civil aviation sector, read the article written by Juliane Erthal de Carvalho.rnrn
The Superior Court of Justice – STJ decided about the appropriateness of legal fees in the phase of paying the judgment.
rnrnA recent decision given of the Special Court of the STJ regarding special appeal 113.418-6/RS, subject to the system of repetitive appeals (art. 543-C of the Code of Civil Procedure ? CPC), reiterated the appropriateness of legal fees in the phase of paying the judgment (art. 475-J of the CPC). The decision, however, by denying the right of the lawyer of the judgment creditor to specific legal fees by the rejection of the challenge to art. 475-L, does not seem to have adopted the most adequate legal solution. Read Felipe Scripes Wladeck?s comments on the subject.rnrn
Qualification Course in Arbitration
rnrnOn 12/09/2011 the course ?Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Arbitraton? will begin; it is intended to qualify students in professional to perform in national and international arbitrations. The course will be carried out in Universidade Positivo and will have the participation of Eduardo Talamini and Paulo Osternack Amaral, who is also one of the coordinators. For more information, click here.rnrn
II Brazil Infrastructure Investments Forum (New York, October 20, 2011)
rnrnOur firm will participate in a seminar on infrastructure investments in Brazil, to be held in New York by the Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce (BACC) and F�rum Cultural, with the sponsorship and support of several Brazilian and American organizations. Check here the agenda and see how to register or obtain a sponsorship opportunity.rnrn
5th Corporate Counsel Exchange
Justen, Pereira, Oliveira & Talamini willrnbe again represented in the Corporate Counsel Exchange, which will be held Octoberrn16-18, 2011, in Amsterdam (The Netherlands). The firm?s delegates will be Fern�ornJusten de Oliveira and Cesar A.rnGuimar�es Pereira, who will make arnpresentation on Brazilian law from the standpoint of foreign investors orrnsuppliers. For more information, including on how to participate in thernexchange, check here the programrnof the meeting.