ARBITRATION CLAUSES

Recommended Arbitration Clauses

I. Standard Arbitration Clause

“Any dispute arising out of or in connection with the present contract, including its interpretation or performance, shall be finally settled by arbitration, administered by the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (“CAM-CCBC”), under its Rules and the Arbitral Tribunal shall consist of [one(1)/three(3)] arbitrators appointed in accordance with the said Rules..”

II. Detailed Arbitration Clause

1. Any dispute arising out of or in connection with the present contract shall be finally settled by arbitration.
1.1 The arbitration shall be administered by the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (“CAM-CCBC”) under its Rules, and the Rules’ provisions shall be an integral part of the present contract.
1.2 The Arbitral Tribunal shall consist of [one(1)/three(3)] arbitrators, appointed in accordance with the Rules of the CAM-CCBC.
1.3 The seat of arbitration shall be [city, state, country].
1.4 The arbitration proceedings shall be conducted in [language].
1.5 [applicable law]

III. Standard Multi-Tier Mediation-Arbitration Clause

Any dispute arising out of the present contract, including its interpretation or performance, shall be mandatorily submitted to mediation, administered by the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (“CAM-CCBC”), under the Mediation Guide, and it shall be coordinated by a Mediator from the CAM-CCBC’s Mediator List, appointed in accordance with the mentioned Guide.

If the dispute is not settled by the mediation, it shall be finally settled by arbitration, administered by the same CAM-CCBC, under its Rules, and the Arbitral Tribunal shall consist of three (3) arbitrators appointed in accordance with the said Rules.

IV. Detailed Multi-Tier Mediation-Arbitration Clause

1. Any dispute arising out of the present contract, including its interpretation or performance, shall be mandatorily submitted to mediation, administered by the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (“CAM-CCBC”), under the Mediation Guide, and it shall be coordinated by a Mediator from the CAM-CCBC’s Mediator List, appointed in accordance with the mentioned Guide.1. Any dispute arising out of the present contract, including its interpretation or performance, shall be mandatorily submitted to mediation, administered by the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (“CAM-CCBC”), under the Mediation Guide, and it shall be coordinated by a Mediator from the CAM-CCBC’s Mediator List, appointed in accordance with the mentioned Guide.
1.1 If the conflict is not settled by the mediation, it shall be finally settled by arbitration, administered by the same CAM-CCBC, under its Rules.
1.2 The arbitration shall be administered by the CAM- CCBC under its Rules, and the Rules’ provisions shall be an integral part of the present contract.
1.3 The Arbitral Tribunal shall consist of [one(1)/three(3)] arbitrators, appointed in accordance with the Rules of the CAM-CCBC.
1.4 The seat of arbitration shall be [city, state, country].
1.5 The arbitration proceedings shall be conducted in [language].
1.6 [applicable law].

V. Standard Arbitration involving Public Administration Clause 

1. Any dispute arising from or relating to this agreement shall be definitively resolved by arbitration, under Federal Law No. 9.307/96.
1.1 The arbitration shall be administered by the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (“CAM-CCBC”) and shall comply with the provisions of the CAM-CCBC Rules, including the supplementary terms applicable to disputes involving the Public Administration, whose provisions become an integral part hereof.
1.2 The arbitral tribunal shall be composed of [one/three] arbitrators, appointed under the CAM-CCBC Rules.
1.3 The arbitration shall be seated in [City, State], Brazil.
1.4 The arbitral proceedings shall be conducted in Portuguese.
1.5 The arbitral proceedings shall observe the constitutional principle of publicity, except for the information relative to the dispute that may be classified as confidential, under the applicable law.

VI. Standard Multi-Tier Mediation-Arbitration involving Public Administration Clause 

1. Any dispute originating from this agreement, including matters concerning its interpretation or enforcement (execution) shall be necessarily submitted to Mediation, administered by the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (“CAM-CCBC”), in accordance with its Mediation Guide and Rules, to be conducted by a Mediator from the CAM-CCBC List of Mediators who shall be appointed as therein provided.
1.1 A conflict not solved by mediation, under the mediation clause above, shall be definitively settled by arbitration, under Federal Law No. 9307/96, administered by CAM-CCBC, pursuant to the terms of its Rules.
2.1 The arbitration shall be administered by CAM-CCBC and shall comply with the provisions of the CAM-CCBC Rules, including the supplementary terms applicable to disputes involving the Public Administration, whose provisions become an integral part hereof.
2.2 The arbitral tribunal shall be composed of [one/three] arbitrators, appointed under the CAM-CCBC Rules.
2.3 The arbitration shall be seated in [City, State], Brazil.
2.4 The arbitral proceedings shall be conducted in Portuguese.
2.5 The arbitral proceedings shall observe the constitutional principle of publicity, except for the information relative to the dispute that may be classified as confidential, under the applicable law. 

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