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Sponsored briefing: Parties’ ability to agree on procedural aspects of a lawsuit under Brazilian law

Sponsored briefing: Parties’ ability to agree on procedural aspects of a lawsuit under Brazilian law

The team at Pinheiro Neto discuss Brazil’s civil procedure code

Brazil’s Civil Procedure Code (CPC), enacted in 1973, provided for a very few opportunities in which the litigating parties could agree on changes to procedural aspects of the case, eg the choice of forum (forum conveniens) and the conventional stay of the developments for a certain period.