Mr Riccardo Giuliano Figueira Torre > Wald, Antunes, Vita, Longo e Blattner Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Wald, Antunes, Vita, Longo e Blattner Advogados
AVENIDA JUSCELINO KUBTISCHEK 510
8TH FLOOR
04543-906 SÃO PAULO
Brazil

Work Department

Arbitration and Litigation

Position

Partner

Career

Having joined the firm in 2009, is currently head of the arbitration department. Riccardo is also Director and Secretary General at the Mediation and Arbitration Chamber of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce in Brazil, and Secretary General at the Special Committee on Foreign Law Advisors’ Societies from the Brazilian Bar Association’s Federal Council.

Author of several publications, including: 

The validity of arbitration clauses inserted in adhesion contracts vis-à-vis the competence-competence principle: a comparative analysis between Latin America and the United States. Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação, No. 62, Jul./Set. 2019 [no prelo]. 

The meaning of foreign and nondomestic awards under the New York Convention. Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação, No. 59, Out./Dez. 2018, pp. 247-276.

The annulment of “prima facie” pathological arbitration clauses as a new exception to the competence-competence principle: analyzing the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice’s decision “vis-à-vis” U.S. Case law. Brasil. Superior Tribunal de Justiça, 30 anos de atuação do Superior Tribunal de Justiça. Brasília: Superior Tribunal de Justiça, 2019; Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação, No. 56, Jan./Mar. 2018, pp. 323-329.

Co-Author, with Alexandre de Mendonça Wald, of “Arbitration in Brazil: from childhood to maturity”, Financier Worldwide, November/2015, available [online] at http://www.financierworldwide.com/arbitration-in-brazil-from-childhood-to-maturity/#.VnMDONJVhHy.

“Controle judicial do processo arbitral?”, Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação, n. 38, Jul./Set. 2013.

“A Guerra Fiscal do ICMS: novos contornos à luz da Medida Provisória n.º 599/2012 e da PEC n.º 103/2011”, co-author with Alexandre Naoki Nishioka, Temas Aprofundados – Magistratura, São Paulo: Ed. Juspodivm, 2013.

“Questões controvertidas no processo administrativo fiscal – CARF”, co-author with Alexandre Naoki Nishioka, Questões controvertidas no processo administrativo fiscal – CARF. 18ed., São Paulo: Revista dos Tribunais, 2012, p. 882-917.

Languages

English; German; Spanish.

Memberships

Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr), Institute for Transnational Arbitration

Education

LLB from University of São Paulo Law School (2010); Master of Laws in civil procedure from University of São Paulo Law School (2015); LLM in International Business Regulation, Litigation and Arbitration from New York University School of Law – Arthur T Vanderbilt Scholar (2018). PhD candidate in arbitration at University of São Paulo Law School (2019–2022).

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Dispute resolution: arbitration

(Next Generation Partners)

Riccardo Giuliano Figueira TorreWald, Antunes, Vita, Longo e Blattner Advogados

Wald, Antunes, Vita, Longo e Blattner Advogados fields a specialised team in domestic and international arbitration. The team is composed of practitioners who have experience working as counsel, legal experts, consultants and arbitrators in proceedings before arbitral chambers. Mandates range from representing clients in cases related to infrastructure projects to engineering issues to stock market investments. The highly regarded Arnoldo Wald oversees the department with Mariana Tavares Antunes, Marina Gaensly Blattner and the recently promoted Riccardo Giuliano Figueira Torre.