Mediation

General statistics regarding the mediation proceedings initiated in 2019 before the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (“CAM-CCBC”). 

1. Mediation proceedings registered per year

Since CAM-CCBC’s foundation up to 2019, we have registered 61 mediation proceedings:

2. Amounts in dispute (R$)

a. The total amount in dispute of the mediation proceedings initiated between 2015 and 2019 was, respectively:

Year Total amount
2015 R$ 59,858,803.70
2016 R$ 1,152,823,860.40
2017 R$ 2,293,651,218.79
2018 R$ 300,000.00
2019 R$ 1,236,261,914.24

b. The average amount in dispute of the mediation proceedings initiated between 2015 and 2019 was, respectively:

Year Average Amount
2015 R$ 29,929,401.85
2016 R$ 72,051,491.28
2017 R$ 254,850,135.42
2018  R$ 300,000.00
2019 R$ 154,532,739.28

3. 2019

In 2019, CAM-CCBC registered 8 new mediation proceedings.

3.1. Parties’ Nationality 

3.2. Contracts’ Nature

Type %
Construction and Energy Contracts 37,5
Corporate related agreements 50%
Other 12,5

3.3. Business Sectors

The business sectors involved in the mediation proceedings initiated in 2019 were:

  • Energy
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Health care industry
  • Real estate business
  • Agribusiness
  • Professional services
  • Banking and Finance
  • Insurance

3.4. Brazilian Public Administration

The chart below indicates the percentage of mediation proceedings in which one of the parties was the Brazilian Public Administration

4. List of Mediators

CAM-CCBC’s List of Mediators is composed by a total of 68 members:

  • 50% female
  • 50% male

The nationalities of the mediators are:

  • Brazilian
  • Portuguese
  • American
  • German
  • Italian 
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