Representative Cases

Software licensing: dispute regarding the validity and extension of software licenses. Amount in dispute of approximately US$900 million.
Applicable law: New York law.
Rules: AAA.

M&A: dispute on the price adjustment clause for a call/put option in a joint venture in Latin America. Amount in dispute of approximately US$180 million. Applicable law: New York law.
Rules: ICC.

Supply: dispute on a commodity supply agreement. Amount in dispute of approximately US$100 million. Issues involved hardship due to changes in currency exchange rate and rises in input prices.
Applicable law: Brazilian law.
Rules: UNCITRAL.

Construction/Insurance: dispute regarding a power plant construction insurance. Amount in dispute of approximately US$80 million. Issues involved malpractice, unforeseen circumstances and geological constitution of terrain.
Applicable law: Brazilian law.
Rules: FIESP.

Distribution: dispute over distribution rights of a major toys brand in Latin America. Amount in dispute of approximately US$50 million. Issues involved termination of the distribution agreement, severance payments and injunctive relief.
Applicable law: New York law.
Rules: ICDR/AAA.

M&A: dispute regarding the accuracy of books and records in the context of an acquisition in the automotive sector. Amount in dispute of approximately US$50 million. Issues involved misrepresentation of accounting records, anti-suit injunctions.
Applicable law: Brazilian law.
Rules: CAM-CCBC.

Construction: dispute on the scope of civil works for a car production site. Amount in dispute of approximately US$30 million. Issues involved change of scope of works, payment of variation orders, hardship.
Applicable law: Brazilian Law.
Rules: CAM-CCBC.

M&A: dispute on the breach of a memorandum of understanding for the acquisition of a company. Amount in dispute of approximately US$80 million. Issues involved enforceability of preliminary agreements, bona fide, and the effects of arbitration clauses to third parties (non-signatories).
Applicable law: Portuguese and Brazilian law.
Rules: ICC.