Supreme Court of Justice (Portugal) | International Public Policy | Good Will Compensation | Distribution Agreement | 23-10-2014 | Case #058

Supreme Court of Justice Date: 23-10-2014 Case Nr. 1036/12.4YRLSB.S1 LINK DGSI Headline: International public policy of the Portuguese State is a vague, fluid and imprecise concept, but it can be defined as an amalgamation of basic values and dominant concepts of social, ethical, political and economic principles and rules that the decision-maker must, in each […]

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Supreme Court of Justice (Portugal) | Public Policy | New York Convention 1958 | 09-10-2003| Case #025

Supreme Court of Justice (Portugal) Date: 09-10-2003 Case Nr. 03B1604 LINK DGSI Headline: A foreign arbitral award may be refused recognition only in the cases set forth in Article V of the New York Convention 1958— for instance, when such recognition would be contrary to the “international public policy” of the Portuguese State. The international […]

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Supreme Court of Justice (Portugal) | Public Policy | New York Convention 1958 | 02-02-2006 | Case #024

Supreme Court of Justice (Portugal) Date: 02-02-2006 Case Nr. 05B3766 LINK DGSI Headline: When recognition of an award under the New York Convention is being contested, it is the provisions of the Convention and the law of the seat of the arbitration that must be used to determine if proper notice of appointment of arbitrator […]

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Lisbon Court of Appeal | New York Convention 1958 | Liquidated Damages Clause | International Public Policy | 12-07-2012 | Case #0030

Lisbon Court of Appeal Date: 12-07-2012 Case Nr. 7328/10.0TBOER.L1-1 LINK DGSI Related CASE: Supreme Court of Justice | 14-03-2013 | Case #031 Headline: Evidences of the circumstances set forth in Art. V(1) of the NYC shall be introduced within 10 days after the respondent has been summoned. Liquidated damages clauses are not contrary to the […]

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