Cesar A. Guimarães Pereira

Cesar Pereira has a degree in Law from UFPR, a LL.M. in Tax Law from PUC-SP and a JSD in Administrative Law from PUC-SP. He was a Visiting Scholar in the area of International Arbitration at Columbia University, under the supervision of Professor George Bermann (2013-2014). He has published Tax Avoidance and Government Action and Users of Public Services, in addition to numerous papers and articles. He has co-edited and authored for the books Arbitration and State Parties, Differential Public Procurement Regime – RDC and Infrastructure Law of Brazil. He has recently co-edited the Brazilian edition of Schlechtriem & Schwenzer Commentary on the UN Convention on the International Sale of Goods (Thomson Reuters). He was a professor of Administrative Law at UniCuritiba, Brazil between 2002 and 2006. He is course leader at SiLS – Swiss International Law School (Basel, Switzerland). He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb). He is the Vice-President of Brazil Infrastructure Institute, a think tank based in Brasilia, and the co-editor for Public Procurement of ReDAC [Contemporary Administrative Law Review], Thomson Reuters. He is a partner and the head of the São Paulo branch of Justen, Pereira, Oliveira & Talamini, in which he has been an attorney since 1992. His law practice is focused on government contracts, public procurement, PPPs, infrastructure projects, regulated industries, commercial law and arbitration.

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Law Degree, Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR), 1991

LL.M in Tax Law, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP), 1998

PhD in Administrative Law, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP), 2005

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Portuguese, English, Spanish and French

Published books

  • Users of Public Services

    Users of Public Services

    Saraiva, 2nd ed., 2008

    This book examines the public services from the perspective of their users.

  • Arbitration and State Parties

    Arbitration and State Parties

    Saraiva, 1st ed., 2010

    Cesar A. Guimarães Pereira and Eduardo Talamini edited this book of essays about arbitration and state parties. They invited specialists in Procedural Law, Administrative Law, Law and Economics and International Law to write about the limits and the effective implementation of arbitration as a form of alternative dispute resolution when one of the parties is a public authority.

  • The Differential Public Procurement Regime (RDC): Commentary on Law 12.462 and Decree 7.568

    The Differential Public Procurement Regime (RDC): Commentary on Law 12.462 and Decree 7.568

    Fórum, 1. ed., 2012

    This book was coordinated by Marçal Justen Filho and Cesar A. Guimarães Pereira. It has several essays explaining the new legislation for public procurement and contracts for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games. (Portuguese)

  • Tax Avoidance

    Tax Avoidance

    Dialética, 1st edition, 2001

    Original title in portuguese: Elisão Tributária e Função Administrativa

  • Infrastructure Law of Brazil

    Infrastructure Law of Brazil

    Fórum, 2nd edition, 2011

    This collection of essays, published in English under the organization of Marçal Justen Filho and Cesar A. Guimarães Pereira, touches on relevant legal aspects of the Brazilian infrastructure, and also brings bilingual versions of several laws on the sector. The authors�€™ intent is to cover the lack of works in the English language for attorneys and foreign investors interested in the area.

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