CONSIDERING THAT THE ARBITRATION PROCEDURES IN WHICH THE OFFICE HAS BEEN RESPONSIBLE FOR ARE CONFIDENTIAL, SOME OF THE ARBITRATIONS ALREADY COMPLETED ARE RELATED BELOW, OMITTING THE DATA ON WHICH THE SECRECY RECALLS:
ARBITRATION ORIGINATING CONTRACT FOR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES
The GUIMARÃES & VIEIRA DE MELLO ADVOGADOS Office represented a company in the automotive industry in arbitration held in São Paulo before the local Arbitration Chamber, arising from a service contract. The purpose of the arbitration was to seek compensation for delays in performance of the contract. The Arbitral Court granted the claims of the party represented by the office.
ARBITRATION ORIGINATED FROM CONTRACT OF EXCHANGE AND REAL ESTATE INCORPORATION
The GUIMARÃES & VIEIRA DE MELLO ADVOGADOS Office represented companies in the field of construction and real estate investments in arbitration held in Belo Horizonte before the local Arbitration Chamber, arising from a real estate exchange and incorporation agreement. The purpose of the arbitration was to request a contractual resolution formulated by the counterparty in the face of the client, by the supervenient and hypothetical impossibility of fulfilling the object of the contract. The Arbitral Tribunal dismissed the resolution and maintained the contract. Amount involved in the litigation: real estate project of PSV equivalent to two billion and three hundred million reais (R $ 2,300,000,000.00)
ARBITRATION ORIGINATED OF COMMERCIAL CONTRACT OF CONSTRUCTION OF INDUSTRIAL WAREHOUSE
The GUIMARÃES & VIEIRA DE MELLO ADVOGADOS Office represented a civil engineering company in arbitration held in São Paulo before a local Arbitration Chamber, arising from a commercial contract for the construction of industrial sheds. The purpose of the arbitration was to collect extraordinary costs and losses and damages in the execution of the contract by the client. The Arbitral Court recognized the obligation to pay the counterparty, with the legal additions.
ARBITRATION ORIGINATED OF CONTRACT OF PURCHASE AND SALE OF REAL STATE
The GUIMARÃES & VIEIRA DE MELLO ADVOGADOS Office represented a company in the construction industry in arbitration held in Belo Horizonte before the local Arbitration Chamber, which originated from a real estate purchase agreement. The arbitration, instituted on the initiative of the client, had as its object the consequence of the effect of the contractual default imputed to the counterparty, which, in a counterclaim, filed various claims against the client. The Arbitral Court recognized the contractual default of the counterparty and condemned it to the payment of value arising from a contractual clause, and dismissed the claims for indemnification deducted by counterclaim. Amount involved in the litigation: R $ 54,000,000.00 (fifty-four million reais)
ARBITRATION ORIGINATED FROM MINERALS CONTRACT
The GUIMARÃES & VIEIRA DE MELLO ADVOGADOS Office represented a company engaged in foreign trade in “ferro-gusa” in international arbitration held in New York (USA) before a local Arbitration Chamber, arising from a contract for the sale of minerals. The purpose of the arbitration was to collect damages and losses attributed to the client, and was the subject of a study on conflict of law in the space. The Arbitral Court recognized the applicability of Brazilian law, and declared the prescription of the counterparty’s right.
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