Gabriela Ruiz, Scott Nielson and Carolina Leung Unpack Recognizing and Enforcing Foreign Judgments in Brazil for Lexology
August 31, 2022
Latin America’s recent economic boom has led many to proclaim it “inevitable” that Brazil becomes a center of international disputes. Kobre & Kim’s São Paulo-based lawyers Gabriela Ruiz, Scott Nielson and Carolina Leung explain in a chapter for Lexology’s “Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2022” the ins-and-outs of gaining recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Brazil.
Along with co-authors Guilherme Gaspari Coelho and Laura Bastos de Lima of Brazilian law firm Stocche Forbes Advogados, who contributed summaries of Brazilian law, the team walks through the process of enforcing a foreign judgment in Brazil from end to end, from the treaties and legislation in Brazil and the requirements for bringing a claim and getting recognition, to potential counterarguments against recognition and mechanisms for enforcement.
Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Lexology GTDT – Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2023. For further information, please visit: https://www.lexology.com/gtdt