FGV Rio de Janeiro Law School launches book to mark 18th anniversary of Civil Code

The two-volume book presents the work of Brazil’s most renowned authors in the field of civil law.

On June 13, Fundação Getulio Vargas’ Rio de Janeiro Law School will launch a book called “A Evolução do Direito Empresarial e Obrigacional – 18 Anos do Código Civil” (“The Evolution of Business Law and Law of Obligations – 18 Years of the Civil Code”). There will be talks followed by a cocktail party and book signing. The event will take place in person, starting at 6:30 pm, in the 12th floor auditorium in FGV’s main building, at Praia de Botafogo, 190, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro.

The two-volume book presents the work of Brazil’s most renowned authors in the field of civil law. It explores the country’s main institutions in the area and the evolution of this field of law in the 18 years since the current Civil Code was implemented.

The event will feature talks by Professor Henrique Barbosa of IBMEC; Professor Jorge Cesar Ferreira da Silva of the University of Sao Paulo; Carlos Lobo, an arbitrator, legal expert, director of Fundação Getulio Vargas’ Institute for Educational Development (IDE) and a professor at the FGV Rio de Janeiro Law School’s Center for Study and Research in Law Teaching (CEPED); Mariana Martins-Costa Ferreira, an arbitrator and graduate professor at Insper, a higher education institute in Sao Paulo; José Roberto de Castro Neves, a professor at Rio de Janeiro Catholic University and FGV’s Rio de Janeiro Law School; and Aline de Miranda Valverde Terra, a professor at Rio de Janeiro State University and Rio de Janeiro Catholic University, and the editorial coordinator of RBDCivil.

The discussions will be moderated by Professor Márcio Souza Guimarães of FGV’s Rio de Janeiro Law School. All the speakers are authors of articles in the book. After the debate, there will be a cocktail party and book signing.

The public event will take place only in person. To acquire a free ticket, please sign up here.

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