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As a key feature of our organization, and one of the strongest drivers of our vision, we want to improve the overall legal order. We seek, therefore, to research and contribute to a better understanding of the current complexities of the legal phenomenon. Merging theoretical issues to practical challenges of law, we go deep in studies of Brazilian and international laws in various fields. Our papers are published in specialized journals renowned in collective works and legal portals.

The legal positivism of Hans Kelsen and the Brazilian Constituent Assembly of 1933-1934

The Constituent Assembly started in 1933, and at the time was part of the troubled political context of the beginning of the Vargas Government and the Constitutional Revolution of 1932. In the course of these events, jurists ...

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The origins of the right to strike

The right to strike is crucial to the balance of the relationship between employers and employees and is protected by the Brazilian Constitution in its Article 9. It’s origin dates back to the Mexican Constitution of ...

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Compliance programs and the fight against corporate corruption

  Law 12.846/2013, better known as the Anti-Corruption Law, represented a milestone in the legal system of the country since it established guidelines for corporate responsibilization for acts against Public ...

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International investment arbitrations and subnational entities

The role of subnational entities, such as states and municipalities, has been exerting an increasing influence in the field of foreign investment. This action is even more relevant in countries such as Brazil, which ...

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Transformations in Contemporary Public Law

  The contemporary public law currently goes through postpositivism phase, a period of overcoming the formal legalism, with the recognition of the Constitution and fundamental rights as the central axis of the legal ...

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Brazilian challenges in international trade

International contracts put firms and lawyers in the complex position to find appropriate solutions in the middle of the application of different legal systems. To facilitate global trade, the United Nations sponsored the ...

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Coordenation between Brazilian and foreign authorities

World-sized businesses are organized operationally to maintain simultaneous contact with multiple jurisdictions. The different regulatory impositions that such companies are subject are no less dynamic than the own trade ...

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Measuring the impact of regulation

  One of the most important conceptual and practical premises to improve the quality of regulatory standards is to correctly measure their impact. Companies, individuals and government agencies, in dealing with the ...

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Corporate liability for corruption

Corruption committed by corporations has caused many regulatory reactions from several countries. Such within their national legislation, such as through international coordination, via treaties, States have sophisticated the ...

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Lex Mercatoria and international contracts

  Globalization affects virtually every aspect of human life. The contracts, traditionally responsible for ensuring predictability and stability in the legal relations between individuals, have been particularly affected ...

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