Round Table: Arbitration in Brazil
March 7, 2013, 11:30am - 1:00pm
American University Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Washington, DC
J.D. Student Lounge (Sixth floor)

Brazilian specialists will examine and discuss the current state of affairs and what the future holds for international arbitration in Brazil including the following topics: legal framework of international commercial arbitration in Brazil; arbitration and the public administration; 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games - expected investments-; and recognition of foreign arbitral awards in Brazil.

Judge Peter J. Messitte, Director, Washington College of Law Brazil-United States Legal and Judicial Studies Program and Senior United States District Judge for the District of Maryland.


Renata David - Associate Director, Washington College of Law Brazil-US Legal and Judicial Studies Program

Leonardo de Campos Melo, Partner, Sergio Bermudes Law Firm
Silvia Rodrigues P. Pachikoski, Partner, Rodrigues Pachikoski and Staffa Neto Law Firm
Fabiola Saldanha, Senior Attorney, National Treasury of Brazil

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