Brazil: Practical Guidance on Cargo Claims in Brazil
The UK Club’s Correspondents in Brazil, Representacoes Proinde Ltda, have prepared the attached Practical Guidance on Cargo Claims in Brazil.
This detailed guidance provides an explanation of the Brazilian legal system in Brazil, the country’s regulatory framework, how cargo claims in Brazil are handled, the applicable time bars, etc.. Members who trade to Brazil will no doubt find this guidance very helpful. If Members have any questions relating to the content of this guidance, please do not hesitate to get in touch with your usual contact at the Club, or to contact the Correspondents directly.
PROINDE Cargo claims in Brazil - Practical guidance (21-01-2020) (1 MB)
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