Partner of Demarest’s Litigation and Arbitration area, Newton Coca Bastos Marzagão holds a PhD in Procedural Law from the University of São Paulo (USP) and a master’s degree from the same institution. His regular clients include companies in the banking, automotive, construction, rubber and pneumatics, pharmaceuticals, service industries and the food and retail sectors.
— Advised a client in the retail sector in an arbitration regarding the acquisition of control of a supermarket chain, in the approximate amount of BRL 900 million.
— Advised a client in the photovoltaic industry in an arbitration dealing with the fulfillment of a contract in the amount of approximately BRL 400 million.
— Advised a client in the automotive industry in a compensation claim, in the amount of BRL 300 million.
— Advised a client in the pharmaceutical industry in litigation against the State of São Paulo, in a matter related to clinical research, in the approximate amount of BRL 280 million.
— Advised the Government of Holland in litigation related to non-compliance, by the contractor, of infrastructure work on one of the ports of northeastern Brazil, in the approximate amount of BRL 270 million.
— PhD candidate in Procedural Law at the University of São Paulo (USP)
— Master’s degree in Procedural Law from the University of São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil (2013)
— Alumni of the Cross-Border Dispute Resolution Program, conducted by the Lex Mundi Institute, California, United States (2012)
— Bachelor of Laws by Mackenzie Presbyterian University, São Paulo, Brazil (2005)
— Member of the Brazilian Institute of Procedural Law (IBDP)
— Member of the Center for Advanced Studies on Procedural Law (CEAPRO)
— Member of the Committee on Legal Education and Relations with College Faculties at the Center for Studies of Law Firms (CESA)
— Member of the São Paulo Lawyers Association (AASP)
— Co-author of the article “Cybersegurança: um novo desafio para a arbitragem [Cybersecurity: a new challenge for arbitration]”, Estadão, March 27, 2019.
— Author of the chapter “A Taxatividade do Rol do Artigo 1.015 do CPC e a Possibilidade de Interpretação Extensiva ou Analógica”, in the book “Reflexões sobre o Código de Processo Civil de 2015”, Verbatim: 2018.
— Author of the article “Visão contemporânea da garantia do contraditório: correção de defeitos processuais”, in Revista dos Tribunais, v. 996: 2018.
— Author of the chapter “Nulidades no procedimento arbitral”, in the book “Contraponto jurídico: posicionamentos divergentes sobre grandes temas do Direito”, Revista dos Tribunais: 2018.
— Author of the article “Tutela Provisória de Urgência: questionamentos práticos após um ano de vigência do novo Código de Processo Civil”, in Revista Brasileira da Advocacia, v. 6: 2017.
— Author of the article “Brazilian New Code of Civil Procedure – New Tools Put at Court’s Disposal to Compel Defendants to Comply with Their Obligation to Solve Pecuniary Debts”, Association of Corporate Counsel: 2016.
— Author of the book “A Multa (astreintes) na Tutela Específica”, Quartier Latin: 2015.
— Author of the chapter “A Cláusula de Não Concorrência em Juízo – A Importância da Paulatina Valorização da Tutela Específica para a Preservação da Clientela nas Operações Societárias” in the book “Processo Societário”, Quartier Latin: 2012.
— Author of the article “Relevant Aspects of the Bill of Law for the New Brazilian Civil Procedure Code”, International Bar Association: 2011.
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