Luiz Dutra Interviewed about Franchises by TV Justiça

Partner Luiz Filipe Couto Dutra was interviewed by TV Justiça, the television network of the Brazilian Judiciary, about franchising contracts.

Mr. Dutra discussed the precautions either franchisors and franchisees need to take before entering such contracts, as well as the rights, and duties both parties should be aware of when entering a franchising agreement.

The interview was aired at November 8th, at 9:3o pm (Brasilia time) and is available at YouTube here.

Eric Hadmann discusses Airport Infrastructure

Partner Eric Hadmann discussed the regulatory and competition related challenges of the Brazilian aviation and airport industry during the VII Annual Conference of the Brazilian Law & Economics Association, in Brasília.


At the same panel, Mr. Marcelo Guaranys, President of the Brazilian Aviation Agency (ANAC), presented the evolution of the Brazilian airport privatization process and Mr. Alan Ryan, partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Brussels, described the European regulatory and competition environment.

Prof. Ivo Gico Jr. Debates Effects of Judicial Decision

Prof. Dr.  Ivo Gico Jr. debated the socioeconomic effects of judicial decisions at the panel Efeitos Socioeconômicos das Decisões Judiciais at the 7th Law & Economics Congress of the Brazilian Law & Economics Association.  The event happened at UniCeuB, Brasília.

Prof. Ivo Gico Jr. was joined by Circuit Judge Arnoldo Camanho de Assis, from Tribunal de Justiça do Distrito Federal – TJDFT, that spoke about the urgent need to modernize the civil procedures rules and Dr. Luciano Benetti Timm, from Carvalho, Machado, Timm e Deffenti Advogados, that spoke how law & economics can help foreseeing social consequences of judicial decisions.