25-28Mar

8th ICC Brazilian Arbitration Day

Sao Paulo, Brazil, • Portuguese and English with simultaneous translation

Following the success of the past editions, several ICC events will be held in order to contribute to the development of arbitration and ADR in Brazil and all over the Americas.

Description

Due to the success of the past 7 editions of the ICC Brazilian Arbitration Day, co-organized by the ICC International Court of Arbitration and ICC Brasil, next March we will be holding several  events to contribute with the development of arbitration and ADR in Brazil and all over the American region:

Alexis Mourre, President of the ICC Court will participate in the 8th ICC Brazilian Arbitration Day along with Alexander Fessas, Secretary General of the ICC Court and Ana Serra e Moura, Deputy Secretary General of the ICC Court, as well as current Members of the ICC Court and its Secretariat, and world-class arbitration and ADR experts will give an overview of the most recent developments and hot topics in alternative dispute resolution.

Who should attend?

Practicing lawyers, corporate counsel, in-house counsel, 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 and the Americas.

Programme

28 March 20198th ICC Brazilian Arbitration Day
08:30 – 09:00Participants registration
09:00 – 09:15Welcome address
09:15 – 09:40Keynote speech
09:40 – 10:20Interview on ICC Commission on Africa
10:20 – 11:20Foreign investments in Brazil

·         The current state of the protection of foreign investments in Brazil

o    Do the investment facilitation agreements signed by Brazil offer a safe environment?

o    Commercial arbitration: does it offer an acceptable level of protection?

·         International developments: investment arbitration vs. permanent courts

o    Within Europe

o    The US, Canada and Mexico trade deal

·         Brazilian future perspectives

o    Will Brazil join international negotiations?

o    Will Brazil accept investor State arbitration?

o    What about the protection of Brazilian companies investing outside Brazil?

·         Enforcement of arbitral awards against sovereign States: Brazilian and international perspective

11:20 – 11:35Q & A Session
11:35 – 12:10Coffee break
12:10 – 13:10Energy disputes

·         Perspectives of the gas market and gas related disputes in Brazil

·         International gas pricing disputes

·         Renewable energies

·         Decommissioning disputes on the oil and gas sector

13:10 – 13:25Q & A Session
13:25 – 15:00Lunch break
15:00 – 16:15Recent developments in arbitration law in Brazil and abroad

·         Piercing the corporate Veil: Recurso Especial nº 1.698.730 – SP

·         Group of contracts – when the STJ goes too far: Recurso Especial nº 1.639.035 – SP

·         Rotterdam District Court, 19 September 2018, Stichting Petrobras Compensation Foundation vs. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. and others

·         The new Argentine Arbitration Law

16:15 – 16:30Q & A Session
16:30 – 17:00Coffee break
17:00 – 18:00Arbitration facing compliance issues

·         Corruption allegations: determining the facts and establishing the sanction

·         The use of evidence admitted in leniency agreements in the arbitral proceedings

·         The effects of embargos and other economic sanctions in arbitration

18:00 – 18:15Q & A Session
18:15 – 18:30Closing remarks

Speakers

Leticia AbdallaCorreia Fleury Gama e Silva (Sao Paulo)
Mohamed Abdel WahabVice-President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration; Zulficar & Partners Law Firm (Cairo)
Christian AlbanesiLinklaters (Washington D.C.)
Rafael AlvesL.O. Baptista (Sao Paulo)
Renata Beckert IsferDeputy Secretary for Oil, Gas and Biofuels of the Ministry of Mining and Energy (Brasilia)
Marcelo CalixtoPetrobras (Rio de Janeiro)
Yana Dumaresq SobralMinistry of Commerce (Brasilia)
Daniel FefferChair of ICC Brasil (Sao Paulo)
Alexander FessasSecretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (Paris)
Valeria GalíndezValença Galíndez Arbitragem (Sao Paulo)
Lauro GamaLauro Gama Advogados Asociados (Rio de Janeiro)
Rodrigo Garcia da FonsecaFonseca e Salles Lima Advogados Asociados (Rio de Janeiro)
Karina GoldbergFerro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados (Sao Paulo)
Eduardo Damião GonçalvesVice-President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration; Mattos Filho (Sao Paulo)
Renato GrionChair of the Commission of Arbitration and Mediation of ICC Brasil; Pinheiro Neto Advogados (Sao Paulo)
Bernard HanotiauHanotiau & Van Den Berg (Brussels)
Marnix LeijtenVice-President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration; De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N. V. (Amsterdam)
Eugenia MarollaState Attorney of the State of Sao Paulo (Sao Paulo)
Sofia MartinsMiranda & Associados (Lisbon)
Alexis MourrePresident of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (Paris)
Cesar PereiraJusten, Pereira, Oliveira & Talamini (Curitiba)
Claudia SalomonVice-President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration; Latham & Watkins LLP (New York)
Gustavo Scheffer da SilveiraCounsel of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (Sao Paulo)
Ana Serra e MouraDeputy Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (Paris)
Tomás TimbaneMember of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in representation of Mozambique; TTA Lawyers – PLMJ Network (Mozambique)
Ana VermalAlternate Member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in representation of Argentina; Proskauer Rose LLP (Paris / New York)
Eduardo ZuletaVice-President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration; Zuleta Abogados Asociados (Bogota)

Logistical notes

Venue

Tivoli Mofarrej São Paulo
Alameda Santos, 1437 – Cerqueira César, Sao Paulo – SP, 01419-001, Brazil

Registration

For more information or to register please contact brazilianarbitrationday2019@confirmar.com.br or call: +55 21 97362-8664.

For more information, please contact

  • Katherine Lievano
  • +507 385 7420
  • Project Officer