About the Journal

Sources of Support

·        Scientific Committee

 Newton De Lucca. Higher Court Judge at the Federal Court of Appeals for the 3rd Region. President of the Federal Court of Appeals for the 3rd Region (2012-2014). Master and PhD in Civil Law at Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Lecturer-Professor at the Law School and at the Polytechnical School of Universidade de São Paulo (USP), teaching on the graduation and pos graduation courses. Professor at GVLaw courses, at Uninove. Member of the Academia Paulista dos Magistrados (Judges Association).


Daniel Carnio Costa. Bankruptcy judge in charge of the 1st Bankrtuptcy Court of the São Paulo State Court/Brazil since 2011; master in law at FADISP and PhD in law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo - PUCSP; master on comparative law at Cumberland School of Law (Samford University - USA); postdoctoral fellow at University of Paris 1 - Panthéon/Sorbonne; professor of commercial law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUCSP) and guest-professor at California Western School of Law (San Diego/USA); fellow of the Academy of Law of São Paulo (APD) - chair n. 41; and fellow of the Judges Academy of São Paulo (APM); author of many books and papers on insolvency law published in Brazil and abroad.


Peter Sester holds the Lemann Chair of International Business Law and Law & Economics and Director of the Institute of Public Finance, Tax Law and Law & Economics at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland). Peter is a PhD in law at the University of Heidelberg, and an economics at the Humboldt University in Berlin. Previously, he was Director of the Institute of Law and Finance at the University of Frankfurt am Main. He is an expert in commercial arbitration, business law, as well as in legal and organizational matters related to family offices. He has published several books and articles in his areas of expertise, including two books on Brazilian law. He frequently teaches lectures and courses in Brazil.


Ricardo Luis Lorenzetti. Minister and President of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Argentina. Doctor of Juridical and Social Sciences. Full Professor of the Chair "Civil and Commercial Contracts", University of Buenos Aires. Doctor Honoris Causa of the Universidad del Litoral ƒ Doctor Honoris Causa de la Universidad del Nordeste. Member of the Academy of Law of Cordoba. Member of the Law Academy of Peru. He has performed an intense academic activity in postgraduate courses. He directed the Specialization Course in Damage Law, and the "Business Contracts" Program at the University of Buenos Aires. Prior to joining the Supreme Court, he has taught postgraduate courses at the Universities of Palermo (Buenos Aires), Austral (Buenos Aires), Catolica (Buenos Aires), Social and Business Sciences (Buenos Aires) (Santa Fe), the Catholic University (Rosario), the University of Tucuman, the University of Mendoza. Author of several books.


Rosa Maria Rojas Vertiz Contreras - professeur à l’ITAM, Mexique



·        Editorial Committee

 Marcelo Barbosa Sacramone. Master’s Degree and a Ph.D. from the University of São Paulo – USP. Master's Degree in progress in Comparative Law at Cumberland Law School, Samford University, USA. Trial Judge at the Court of São Paulo – Brazil. Specialist in Commercial Law, Law & Economics and Insolvence Law. Professor at the São Paulo School of Judges, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUCSP), Fundação Getúlio Vargas and Faculdade Autônoma de Direito (FADISP), Law Schools in Brazil. 

 Fábio Ulhoa Coelho. Full Professor of Entrepreneurial Law at Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), whose Law School is one of the most prestigious in Brazil. He obtained his Master’s degree in 1985, Doctorate in 1991 and Post-doctorate in 1993 at this University. He is the author of the best selling legal books in Brazilian Commercial Law, such as “Commercial Law Manual” and “Commercial Law Course” (3 volumes) and has also written “Private Law Course” (5 volumes). He has had various articles published by renowned scientific reviews.

 Ivo Waisberg. bachelor of Laws from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo – PUC/SP (1996); master of Laws from PUC/SP (2001), master of Laws from New York University School of Law (2003), doctor of Laws from PUC/SP (2005); full Professor in Commercial Law (2015); author of many articles and books related to insolvency, Commercial Law, Banking Law and Contracts;  partner in the São Paulo law firm Thomaz Bastos Waisberg Kurzweil Advogados; arbitrator in several arbitration proceedings in the areas of expertise.

 Marcelo Guedes Nunes. PhD in commercial law, professor of law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, President of the Associação Brasileira de Jurimetria.

 Márcio Souza Guimarães. Doctor of Laws from  Université Toulouse 1 (Centre de Droit des Affaires). Visiting scholar at Harvard Law School. Max Schmidheiny, professor at the University of Saint Gallen (Switzerland). Professor of Business Law and Coordinator of Corporate and Capital Markets Course at Law School FGV - Fundação Getúlio Vargas (Rio de Janeiro). Academic of ABDC - Brazilian Academy of Civil Law. Prosecutor, head of the 1st District Attorney's Office (Bankruptcy area) of the City of Rio de Janeiro. International Advisor at the Attorney General's Office of the Public Prosecutor's Office of the State of Rio de Janeiro.