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Pedro Gonzalez Tinoco               Ruy Menezes Neto By means of Normative Instruction 1.634/16, the Brazilian Federal Revenue Service established the obligation, […]


Sem categoria 7/8/2018

The impossibility of late payment fees imposition in the case of late delivery of products sold over the internet

The Public Prosecutor’s Office of the State of Sao Paulo filed a Public Civil Action positing that the assessment of late payment fees on consumers in online purchases without the correspondent penalization of the merchant for the late delivery of the products constitutes a lack of contractual understanding between the vendor and the consumer as respects penalty and thus violates the concept of contractual reciprocity.


Articles 1/8/2018

The necessity for making an administrative complaint before filing a lawsuit

The number of lawsuits is increasing daily in Brazil and especially within the consumer goods sector where lawsuits of all types seeking some sort of financial benefit are commonplace.
This being said, the courts have become quite outspoken in relaying that consumers should first attempt to seek conflict resolution administratively as there are no grounds for legal action should there exist no conflict. For more on this case, read the article “The necessity for making an administrative complaint before filing a lawsuit