2008-2011 – Ph.D. in International and Comparative Law. Law School of the University of São Paulo. Thesis: Analysis of the Effects of the Statute of Limitations in Domestic and International Arbitration from a Brazilian Law perspective;
2003-2004 – LL.M (DESS) in Litigation, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods University of Paris II (Panthéon-Assas), France Paper: “La pratique des anti-suit injunctions à l’encontre de l’arbitrage et son émergence en droit brésilien” (The practice of anti-suit injunctions against arbitration and its emergency in Brazilian law), with the guidance of Professor Charles Jarrosson;
2002-2003 – Post graduation (DSU) in Civil Law University of Paris II (Panthéon-Assas), France.;
1995-2000 -Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Full Professor at Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets (Ibmec-SP); Independent Arbitrator. Practice Areas: Civil and Commercial transactions; Oil and Gas, Energy, Banking, agribusiness. Domestic and International Arbitration. Professional activities include acting as arbitrator in domestic and international arbitration procedures in Brazil, Administrative Secretary of Arbitration Tribunals as counsel in arbitration procedures;
author of numerous articles and books, inter alia: Arbitragem e Prescrição (Arbitration and the statute of limitations). São Paulo: Atlas, 2014; The CAM-CCBC Arbitration Rules 2012: A Commentary. Coordinated by Frederico José Straube, Claudio Finkelstein and Napoleão Casado Filho. Hague: Eleven International Publishing, 2016.
-Arbitrator – Centro Brasileiro de Mediação e Arbitragem (CBMA), Brazil;
-Sports Arbitration course Coordinator – Centro Brasileiro de Mediação e Arbitragem (CBMA), Brazil;
-Vice-President of the 1st Disciplinary Committee of the Santa Catarina Football Sports Court, Brazil;
-Member of the Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil, Santa Catarina Section Arbitration Committee, Brazil;
-Member of the Brazilian Bar Association;
-Member of the Portuguese Bar Association;
-Master in Transnational Law (Dissertation: Sports Arbitration);
— A Câmara Nacional de Resolução de Disputas da CBF: Instauração do Processo, Procedimento e Natureza das Decisões à Luz do Instituto da Arbitragem. In: Douglas Anderson Dal Monte; Rodrigo de Assis Horn. (Org.). ANUÁRIO MH 2019. 1ed. Florianópolis: Conceito Editorial, 2019, v. 1, p. 261-282
— The Arbitral Nature of the Dispute Resolution Chamber – ‘Discussion on the necessary requirements for the decisions of the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber to be recognized as arbitration awards’. In: MEIRIM, José Manuel (Director). REVISTA DO DIREITO DO DESPORTO. Ano II, n.º 4, Setembro-Dezembro 2020. Lisboa: AAFDL / FPF PORTUGAL FOOTBALL SCHOOL, 2020, p. 76-100
— ARBITRATION: STATUTES OF LIMITATION TO INITIATE AN ARBITRATION PROCEEDING
Discussion about the institute, legal nature and possible consequences for the expiration of the term. Revista Brasileira de Alternative Dispute Resolution – RBADR, v.2, n.4 (jul-dez).
Paulo Fernando Pinheiro Machado is a career diplomat, lawyer and barrister (unregistered). Mr. Pinheiro Machado has wide experience with international issues of high complexity in particular in the areas of shipping, commodities, finance, infrastructure, and the environment. Mr. Pinheiro Machado holds dual legal qualification, both in Brazil and in England and Wales. LLB (Hons 1st Class) by the Faculty of Law of Curitiba (UNICURITIBA); PGDip (Distinction) in Political Sociology by the Federal University of Parana (UFPR); Diploma in French Studies (2nd Degree mention bien) by the University of Nancy 2; Master in Diplomacy (MPhil with Distinction) by the Instituto Rio Branco; Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL/CPE with Commendation) by City, University of London; Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC – Very Competent) by City, University of London; Master of Laws (LLM with Commendation) by City, University of London; and Diploma in International Arbitration by CIArb.
Mr. Pinheiro Machado has also long diplomatic experience, in particular in Europe and in South America, having served as Chargé d’Affaires for Brazil in Prague and in Copenhagen. He was a member of the Official Brazilian Delegation to the UNFCCC COP-15. Barrister (unregistered) by the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn. Member of the Commission of Internacional Law of OAB/PR, Honorary Member of the Special Commission of Maritime Law of OAB/RS, Honorary Member of the Special Commission of Internacional Relations of OAB/RS, Expert of the Centre of Political-Strategic Studies of the Brazilian Navy (CEPE-MB) and Researcher of the Centre of Advanced Studies in International Law of PUC/PR (NEADI). Mr. Pinheiro Machado is also a Member of the Baltic Exchange, a Supporting Member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA), and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb).
Mr. Escobar is an attorney and arbitrator based in São Paulo, Brazil. He is a founding and managing partner at Escobar Advogados, where he has been developing a practice on corporate and international law in addition to his primary activity as a litigation lawyer. Included in the roster of arbitrators of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), Court of Arbitration for Art (CAfA), and several Brazilian institutions (CAMFIEP, CBMAE, CAMES, CAMAGRO and CAMNORTE). Mr. Escobar also has experience in resolving disputes as a former Judge of the Administrative Tax Court of the State of Sao Paulo, and a former Counselor Judge of Tax Council of the City of Sao Paulo.
Marcelo R. W. Escobar’s educational background includes PhD and Master’s degrees in law; Visiting Student at Durham University (UK); Postgraduate in Corporate Law and Civil Procedure; He is a professor at LL. M. in Arbitration at the Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets (IBMEC) and Post-Graduation in Arbitration at PUC / SP-COGEAE; TOP UK Santander Universities Award Winner, Makenzie/Santander Universities. He is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese and has an additional good command of French
Luíza Kömel is Deputy Secretary-General of the CAM-CCBC (Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada). She has obtained her law degree from the University of São Paulo (USP) and is certified in civil law by the University of Paris II: Pantheón-Assas. She has acted as counsel and case manager in domestic and international arbitration proceedings and has extensive experience in international arbitration and mediation academic competitions.
Graduated in Law (São Paulo State University) and in Business (Getúlio Vargas Foundation). MBA in Agribusiness (São Paulo State University). Master in Civil Procedure (Londrina State University). Certificated in Negotiation by Harvard Law School. Ph.D. candidate in Sociology, researching gender equality in Brazilian State Courts.
Professor of Arbitration and ADRs at Londrina State University.
Director of Arbitration at the Chamber of Mediation and Arbitration in Agribusiness (CAMAGRO). Member of the Arbitration in Agribusiness studies group at the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr)
Member of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr) group of Diversity and member of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of Alumni Getúlio Vargas Foundation (Business School
Founding partner of L. Baddauy Advocacia (law firm).
Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrator (London-UK), the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators, and the Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand. Coordinator of the Agribusiness Committee of the Brazilian branch of CIArb.
Eduardo Grebler é graduado em Direito pela Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, LL.M. pela Columbia University School of Law. Sócio de Grebler Advogados em Belo Horizonte e São Paulo. Atua como árbitro e advogado, tendo participado em mais de uma centena de procedimentos arbitrais domésticos e internacionais, em disputas envolvendo direito societário, compra e venda internacional de mercadorias e serviços, contratos de construção e infraestrutura e arbitragem de investimento, dentre outros. Fellow do Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, membro da lista de árbitros de diversas instituições arbitrais brasileiras e estrangeiras. Designado pelo Governo do Brasil como árbitro do Protocolo de Olivos do Mercosul e como membro da Corte Permanente de Arbitragem da Haia. Professor de Direito Internacional Privado na PUC/MG. Publicou cerca de sessenta trabalhos sobre arbitragem, contratos internacionais e direito internacional privado, no Brasil e no exterior