The Legal Framework for Arbitration in Brazil

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: Yes.
  • Legal Provisions: Law 9,307 of 1996 (Brazilian Arbitration Act). An English translation of the Arbitration Act is available on the homepage of the COMITE BRASILEIRO DE ARBITRAGEM - CBAR.

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 7 June 2002); reservations: none.
  • Geneva Protocol on Arbitration Clauses of 1923
  • European Convention: No.
  • ICSID Convention: No.
  • Energy Charter Treaty: No.

Arbitral Institutions

Last updated July 2017