Arbitration fees

CHART OF ARBITRATION FEES
INITIAL FEES:

AMOUNT OF THE LAWSUIT MINIMUM AMOUNT   %
FROM BRL TO BRL BRL    
0,00 50,00000 4,000.00
0,00 50,00000 4,000.00
50,000.01 1,000,000.00, 4,000.00 OR 4.5%
1,000,000.01 2,000,000.00 45,000.00 OR 4.0%
2,000,000.01 3,000,000.00 80,000.00 OR 3.5%
3,000,000.01 5,000,000.00 105,000.00 OR 3.0%
5,000,000.01 7,000,000.00 150,000.00 OR 2.5%
7,000,000.01 10,000,000,00 175,000.00 OR 2.0%
10,000,000.01   or over 200,000.00 + 0.2%

 

  1. The maximum legal fees are BRL 200,000.00 (two hundred thousand Reais) + 0.2% of the lawsuit amount.
  2. Additional hearings after the first hearing are charged separately, as follows:
  3. For procedures with a lawsuit amount of up to BRL 300,000.00 (three hundred thousand Reais), a fixed rate of BRL 500.00 (five hundred Reais) will be charged per additional hearing.
  4. For procedures with a lawsuit amount between BRL 300,000.00 (three hundred thousand Reais and one cent) and BRL 500.000,00 (five hundred thousand Reais), a fixed rate of BRL 800.00 (eight hundred Reais) will be charged per additional hearing.
  5. For procedures with a lawsuit amount exceeding BRL 500,000.01(five hundred thousand Reais and one cent), a rate of BRL 1,000.00 will be charged for the first hour of hearing and BRL 500.00 (five hundred Reais) for the extra hours, per additional hearing. Rates are always charged as full hours.
  6. The amount for a Countersuit will follow the same criteria of the fee’s chart above.
  7. Additional costs: In addition to procedural costs, expenses relating to the progress of the procedure – such as, but not exclusively, mail, steno-typing, courier service, copies, transportation and meals – shall be reimbursed to CAESP on a monthly basis, upon the submittal of a report of expenses and receipts. For hearings in procedures having a lawsuit amount starting at BRL 500,000.01 (five hundred thousand Reais and one cent) a secretary’s fee for assistance during meetings will be charged, amounting to BRL 100.00 (one hundred Reais) per hour worked.
  8. Reimbursement: After submittal of the SPA, the costs shall be automatically due, and might only be reimbursed in case the commencement of the arbitration proceeding in not approved by CAESP. In this case, the administration fee amounting to BRL 1,000.00 (one thousand Reais) shall be deducted.

 

ARBITRATORS’ FEES

  1. Arbitrators’ fees will be paid separately. The parties shall make a deposit to CAESP, which will transfer the funds to the professionals.
  2. Single arbitrator’s fee:
  3. a) For procedures having a lawsuit amounting up to BRL 300,000.00 (three hundred thousand Reais), the first 20 hours worked shall be remunerated at the amount of BRL 400.00 (four hundred Reais) per hour and as of the 21st hour, the amount shall be BRL 300.00 (three hundred Reais) per hour, with a minimum advance payment of 4 (four) hours, except as otherwise provided by the parties in an Arbitration Clause or in the Arbitration Form.
  4. b) For procedures having a lawsuit whose amount is between BRL 300,000.01 (three hundred thousand Reais and one cent) and BRL 500,000.00 (five hundred thousand Reais), the hours worked shall be remunerated at the amount of BRL 400.00 (four hundred Reais) per hour with a minimum advance payment of 10 (ten) hours, except as otherwise provided by the parties in an Arbitration Clause or in the Arbitration Form.
  5. c) For procedures whose lawsuit amount is between BRL 500,000.01 (five hundred thousand Reais and one cent) and BRL 5,000,000.00 (five million Reais): BRL t00.00 (seven hundred Reais) per hour worked, with a minimum advance payment of 20 (twenty) hours, except as otherwise provided by the parties in an Arbitration Clause or in the Arbitration Form.
  6. d) For procedures whose lawsuit amount is from BRL 500,000.01 (five hundred thousand Reais and one cent) or more: BRL 900.00 (nine hundred Reais) per hour worked, with a minimum advance payment of 50 (fifty) hours, except as otherwise provided by the parties in an Arbitration Clause or in the Arbitration Form.
  7. Fees of the arbitration court:
  8. a) For procedures having a lawsuit amounting up to BRL 300,000.00 (three hundred thousand Reais), the first 20 hours worked shall be remunerated at the amount of BRL 400.00 (four hundred Reais) per hour and as of the 21st hour, the amount shall be BRL 300.00 (three hundred Reais) per hour, with a minimum advance payment of 4 (four) hours, except as otherwise provided by the parties in an Arbitration Clause or in the Arbitration Form.
  9. b) For procedures whose lawsuit amount is between BRL 300,000.01 (five hundred thousand Reais and one cent) and BRL 500,000.00 (five hundred thousand Reais): BRL 400.00 (four hundred Reais) per hour worked, with a minimum advance payment of 10 (fifty) hours, except as otherwise provided by the parties in an Arbitration Clause or in the Arbitration Form.
  10. c) For procedures whose lawsuit amount is between BRL 500,000.01 (five hundred thousand Reais and one cent) and BRL 5,000,000.00 (five million Reais): BRL 700.00 (seven hundred Reais) per hour worked, with a minimum advance payment of 50 (fifty) hours for each arbitrator, except as otherwise provided by the parties in an Arbitration Clause or in the Arbitration Form.
  11. d) For procedures whose lawsuit amount is from BRL 500,000.01 (five hundred thousand Reais and one cent) or more: BRL 900.00 (nine hundred Reais) per hour worked, with a minimum advance payment of 100 (fifty) hours for each arbitrator, except as otherwise provided by the parties in an Arbitration Clause or in the Arbitration Form.
  12. Reimbursement of per diem rates for arbitrators working outside of their domicile, with overnight stay: BRL 800.00 (eight hundred Reais). Tickets must be paid separately.
  13. Reimbursement for arbitrators working outside of their domicile, without overnight stay: BRL 100.00 (one hundred reais) per hour, for up to 8 (eight) hours of displacement. For period exceeding 8 (eight) hours, a per diem will be paid at the amount described in the previous paragraph. Tickets must be paid separately.

MEDIATION

  1. Administrative fee charged per mediation session: BRL 600.00 (six hundred reais).
  2. Mediator’s Fee: Session with a minimum duration of 02 (two) hours + fraction: BRL 400.00 (four hundred reais) per hour, per mediator.