C esar PEREIRA has a degree in Law from UFPR, Brazil (1992), a LL.M. in Tax Law from PUC-SP, Brazil (1998) and a JSD in Administrative Law from PUC-SP (2005). He was a Visiting Scholar in the area of International Arbitration at Columbia University, under the supervision of Professor George Bermann (2013-2014). He has published “Elisão Tributária e Função Administrativa” [Tax Avoidance and Government Action] (Dialética, 2001) and “Usuários de Serviços Públicos” [Users of Public Services] (Saraiva, 2nd. ed., 2008), in addition to numerous papers and articles in Public Law, Commercial Law and Arbitration. PEREIRA has co-edited and authored for the books “Arbitragem e Poder Público” [Arbitration and State Parties] (Saraiva, 2010), “Regime Diferenciado de Contratações – RDC” [Differential Public Procurement Regime – RDC] (Fórum, 2nd ed., 2012) and “Infrastructure Law of Brazil” (Fórum, 3rd ed., 2012). He has recently co-edited the Brazilian edition of Schlechtriem & Schwenzer Commentary on the UN Convention on the International Sale of Goods (Thomson Reuters).
Professor Cesar PEREIRA was a professor of Administrative Law at UniCuritiba, Brazil between 2002 and 2006. He is a professor at Instituto de Direito Romeu Bacellar (Curitiba, Brazil). He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and the president of CAM-FIEP, an arbitration center in Curitiba, Brazil, in which he has been a Board Member since 2005. He is the Vice-President of Brazil Infrastructure Institute, a think tank based in Brasilia, and the co-editor for Public Procurement of ReDAC [Contemporary Administrative Law Review], Thomson Reuters. PEREIRA is a partner and the head of the São Paulo branch of Justen, Pereira, Oliveira & Talamini, in which he has been an attorney since 1992. His law practice is focused on government contracts, public procurement, PPPs, infrastructure projects, regulated industries, commercial law and arbitration.