Newsletter - Issue 84

Post-Graduation Course in Civil Procedure Law

Registrations at the Post-Graduation Course in Civil Procedure Law, annually promoted by Instituto Bacellar, are opened. In its 17th class and coordinated since creation by Eduardo Talamini, this is one of the most traditional civil procedure courses in Brazil. Cesar A. Guimaraes Pereira, Paulo Osternack Amaral and Felipe Scripes Wladeck, partners at Justen, Pereira, Oliveira e Talamini, are the professors amongst renowned civil procedure specialists from all over the country. The bill for the new Civil Procedure Code will be emphasized during the classes this year. For more information, click here.

Different qualification in view of the offer’s price

In a recent judgment (Ruling 54/2014, Plenary), the Federal Court of Accounts established that it is possible to require different qualification from the bidder who submits the winning bid, depending on its value. This subject was analyzed by Karlin Olbertz Niebuhr.

Federal Court of Audits: the initial term of suspensive effects of appeals

Controversy regarding the effectiveness of decisions subject to appeals carrying out suspensive effects is recurrent in procedures before de Federal Court of Audits. Check the article written by Ricardo Barreto de Andrade about the initial term of  suspensive effects of appeals before the Federal Court of Audits.

Superior Court of Justice: legal attorney’s fees in provisory enforcement – impossibility

The arbitration of legal attorney’s fees in provisory enforcement procedures is a polemic matter, especially after 2005 law amendments that established the procedural phase called “final decision enforcement” and also the penalty of 10% in case of non-compliance with a judicial decision. Check the essay of Alexandre Wagner Nester about a recent decision rendered by the Superior Court of Justice.

CISG and Brazil: international conference and book launch II

At the closing of the event, on March 20, at 7:30 pm, RT Thomson Reuters will host a book launch cocktail for the edition in Portuguese of the work Schlechtriem & Schwenzer Commentary on the UN Convention on the International Sale of Goods. Cesar A. Guimarães Pereira is one of the editors and translators of the Brazilian edition. The book is the most renowned commentary on the CISG and is already available in German, English and Spanish. The list of translators includes among others Maria Augusta Rost, Isabella Moreira de Andrade Vosgerau, Mayara Gasparoto Tonin and Ana Julia Grein Moniz de Aragão.

CISG and Brazil: international conference and book launch I

On March 19 and 20, the international conference CISG and Brazil will take place in Curitiba. This is an initiative of the Federal Courts Council, EMAGIS and CAM-CCBC, and it is supported by FIEP and the Brazil Infrastructure Institute. The conference celebrates the impending entry into force in Brazil of the uniform law on international sales of goods. Cesar A. Guimarães Pereira and Eduardo Talamini are among the speakers. For information and registration, click here.

Launching: New Edition of the Advanced Civil Procedure Handbook (“Curso Avançado de Processo Civil”)

RT Thompson Reuters Publishing House launches the new edition of the three volumes of the Advanced Civil Procedure Handbook (“Curso Avançado de Processo Civil”), written by partner Eduardo Talamini and Luiz R. Wambier (v. 1 and 2: 14th ed.; v. 3: 13rd ed.). In this new edition, there is a comparison of the current Procedure Civil Code and the bill that has not yet been approved by the Parliament (it also compares the versions from the Federal Senate and Chamber of Deputies). For more details, click here.

Launching: 10th edition of the Administrative Law Handbook (“Curso de Direito Administrativo”)

The 10th edition of the Administrative Law Handbook, written by Marçal Justen Filho and published by Thompson Reuters – Revista dos Tribunais, is already available. The new edition contains significant innovations and also proposes a reflection about the recent changes in Brazilian society, especially due to recent popular demonstrations and the citizen’s rejection to a spectator position before governmental action. Consequently, the book withdraws the concepts that recognize a superior position to the Government in relation to the citizen. Check out the Publishing House website.

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