ICC Arbitration in the Northeast of Brazil – 1st Northeast ICC Court Conference

ICC Arbitration in the Northeast of Brazil – 1st Northeast ICC Court Conference

Event Description

This conference is the first of a series of arbitration events the ICC International Court of Arbitration and ICC Brazil are planning to hold in the Northeast of Brazil.

Who should attend?

Practicing lawyers, corporate counsels, in-house counsels, magistrates, legal directors, arbitrators and other dispute resolution services practitioners, academics and professionals involved and/or interested in obtaining further knowledge and keep up to date with domestic and international arbitration in Brazil.

Event Schedule
09:30-10:00 Participants registration
10:00-10:10 Welcoming remarks
10:10-10:30 Opening speech
10:30-11:30 Arbitrations conducted in accordance with the ICC Rules: what are the main differentials?

  • The growth of arbitration in Brazil and the world: statistics
  • Differentials in ICC Arbitration
    • Provisions on the Expedited Procedure
    • Experience with Emergency Arbitrator
    • Measures to increase transparency and efficiency
    • Arbitration costs
11:30-12:00 Coffee break
12:00-13:00 Comments on case law involving arbitration

  • Disregard of legal personality: Special Appeal nº 1.698.730 SP
  • Group of contracts: Special Appeal nº 1.6339.035 – SP
  • Rotterdam District Court, 19 September 2018, Stichting Petrobras Compensation Foundation v. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. and others
  • Conflict of Competence nº 139.519-RJ (ANP vs. Petrobrás) – Kompetenez-Kompetenz and Arbitrability
13:00-14:30 Lunch break
14:30-15:30 Challenges and solutions of arbitrations involving State and State Entities:

  • Growth of arbitration with public administration: statistics
    • Choice of language, seat, applicable law and its implications;
    • Importance of the drafting of the arbitration clause
    • Provision of costs
    • Publicity
    • Regulations on arbitrations regarding federal matters
    • Regulation on arbitrations regarding state matters
    • Experiences and perspectives of the State of Pernambuco with arbitration
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-17:00 Arbitration in the Northeast: recurring disputes

  • Arbitration in the sugar and alcohol industry
  • Arbitration in the tourism industry
  • Arbitration in the technology and innovation industry
17:00-17:30 Conclusions and closing remarks

Event Information


Dec 03, 2019


Rio Mar Trade Center, Av. República do Líbano, 250, Pina, Recife/PE, Brazil




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