International Commercial Arbitration in Brazil
Palavras-chave:Arbitration, Dispute Resolution, Commercial Law, Arbitral Award, Brazil, Homologation of Arbitral Award, Arbitrability, New York Convention
This article addresses the main issues related to the development of international commercial arbitration in Brazil. After several years of rejection, Brazil started to accept arbitration as a valid and binding dispute resolution method with the enactment of Law 9307 of 1996. First, the article examines the history of arbitration in Brazil and the main problems related to the non-recognition of such method as a valid dispute resolution alternative. Second, the articles explores new issues related to arbitration in Brazil arisen after the enactment of the Arbitration Law.