Newsletter - Issue 97

STF: contest requirement by entities of the S system

While deciding a matter of general repercussion, represented by a superior court appeal against a ruling of the Labour Superior Court that concluded that there was no need for a contest by SEST, the Supreme Court has set relevant understandings concerning the legal nature of the entities of the so-called S system (Autonomous Social Service). The main implications of this ruling are examined by André Guskow Cardoso.

Counterclaim in the New Civil Procedure Code

The new Civil Procedure Code brings important changes on counterclaim. Check out the article written by Felipe Scripes Wladeck on the subject.

Arbitration Letter in New Civil Procedure Code

The new Civil Procedure Code has created the Arbitration Letter, which is intended to enable a cooperative relationship between the judge and the arbitrator. The subject is analyzed by lawyer Paulo Osternack Amaral.

The new Civil Procedure Code in debate

The Brazilian Conference on the new Civil Procedure Code will take place in Rio de Janeiro this week. The event is organized by the School of Magistrates of that State. Eduardo Talamini spoke about the Cooperation Duty in the new CPC on the 4th. On the 19th, Talamini will participate in an event held by ESA/OAB-PR, in Londrina, also dedicated to the new CPC.

Launching: 11th edition of the Administrative Law Handbook

The 11th edition of the Administrative Law Handbook [Curso de Direito Administrativo], written by Marçal Justen Filho and published by Thomson Reuters – Revista dos Tribunais, is already available at bookstores. The new edition maintains the commitment to interpret the Administrative Law as a tool to promote human dignity and to accomplish fundamentals rights. It incorporates legislative innovations and the updated jurisprudence. Check out the publishing house website.

UNCITRAL: Arbitration and PPPs (Vienna – March, 27th)

On March 27th, Cesar A. Guimarães Pereira will speak at the international seminar UNCITRAL Topics in Brazil, in Vienna. The event is organized by UNCITRAL – United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, CAM-CCBC and Brazil Infrastructure Institute. It will involve the participation of several Brazilian experts and UNCITRAL members. The program covers discussions on arbitration, public-private partnerships, contracts for the international sale of goods (CISG), insolvency and other issues relevant to UNCITRAL. Registration is available until March 25th by e-mail uncitral@uncitral.org.

International Conference: CISG and Brazil (Curitiba – March, 4th)

The International Conference CISG and Brazil, organized by CAMFIEP, took place on March 4th, in Curitiba. The book The CISG and Brazil, was launched at the event. It was edited by Marcial Pons, with articles from 41 international authors, coordinated by Cesar A. Guimarães Pereira, Ingeborg Schwenzer and Leandro Tripodi. For more about the book, visit Martial Pons’ website.

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