AR 38/2019

Calendar 2020

Ref.:  Calendar 2020

The President of the CAM-CCBC in the use of the powers conferred on her by article 2.6 (c) of the CAM-CCBC Rules, approved on September 1st, 2011, informs that CAM-CCBC will not open for business on the following dates of 2020:


Week Day


02/24/2020 Monday (long weekend) Carnival
02/25/2020 Tuesday Carnival
02/26/2020 Wedsneday Ash Wednesday
04/10/2020 Friday Good Friday
04/20/2020 Monday (long weekend) Tiradentes’ Day
04/21/2020 Tuesday Tiradentes’ Day
05/01/2020 Friday Workers’ Day
06/11/2020 Thursday Corpus Christi
06/12/2020 Friday (long weekend) Corpus Christi
07/09/2020 Thursday 1932 Constitucional Revolution Day [1]
07/10/2020 Friday (long weekend) 1932 Constitutional Revolution Day
09/07/2020 Monday Brazil’s Independence Day
10/12/2020 Monday Dia de Nossa Our Lady of the Apparition
11/02/2020 Monday All Souls’ Day
11/20/2020 Sexta-Feira Black Consciousness Day

Business days shall be so considered those in which the CAM-CCBC is open for business. In the case of notifications, communications or other acts performed on a day when the CAM-CCBC is not open for business, these will be considered as performed on the subsequent business day.

Likewise, deadlines due on a day when the CAM-CCBC is not open for business shall be postponed to the first subsequent [2], business day, pursuant to Article 6.6.2 [3] of the CAM-CCBC Rules.

In addition, to better organize the works, we also communicate that CAM-CCBC will be in recess from December 19, 2020 until January 3, 2021. All deadlines will be suspended during such period, and shall resume on January 4, 2021.

Week Day
12/19/2020 Saturday
01/03/2021 Sunday

Ultimately, considering CAM-CCBC inaugurated its office in the city of Rio de Janeiro, the on-site protocol of physical copies of documents may be carried out in this office on the dates CAM-CCBC [3] is open for business, pursuant to the terms of this Resolution. However, exceptionally, on January 20 and April 23, 2020 [4], only São Paulo on-site protocol will be available.

São Paulo, December 11, 2019.
Eleonora Coelho
President of CAM-CCBC

The Rio de Janeiro office will be available for on-site physical protocol of documents on July 09 and 10, 2020. However, it will not be allowed to protocol Request for Arbitration regarding arbitral proceeding that a party intend to file, pursuant to article 4.1 do CAM-CCBC Rules.

[1] Thus, if – for example – a notification is received on a non-business day, such as on a Saturday or a Sunday, then for purposes of time counting it will be deemed to have been received on the subsequent business day, usually a Monday.

[2]  CAM-CCBC Rules, Article 6.6.2. A time period will be considered to extend to the next business day if it expires on a day during which the CAM-CCBC is not open for business.

[3] See footnote n° 1.

[4] Holidays on Rio de Janeiro of San Sebastian’s Day and Saint George’s Day, respectively.