New law book explores challenges of regulatory state

The book contains an article by Professor Sérgio Guerra of the Rio de Janeiro Law School about the creation of Brazil’s first arbitration chamber by a regulatory agency.
Law
31 August 2022
New law book explores challenges of regulatory state

Fundação Getulio Vargas’ Rio de Janeiro Law School has launched the fifth volume of “Teoria do Estado Regulador” (“Theory of the Regulatory State”). The book presents academic studies and discussions arising from the school’s Regulatory Law Graduate Program, specifically its “Theory of the Regulatory State” module.

The book contains an article by Professor Sérgio Guerra of the Rio de Janeiro Law School about the creation of Brazil’s first arbitration chamber by a regulatory agency. Ana Carolina Alhadas Valadares investigates different regulatory strategies for privatizing state-owned enterprises. On the other hand, Ana Luiza Vieira Moerbeck explores the practices of co-regulation and self-regulation in Brazil as new regulatory models in complex regulated subsystems.

Bernardo Padula Schwaitzer looks at the administrative function of public sector business promotion activities. Felipe Godoy Franco discusses the contractual and administrative penalties provided for in concession contract clauses and related loopholes in Law 8,987 of 1995 and Bill 7,063 of 2017 (General Concessions Law). 

Guilherme Freire Baptista Aleixo addresses substantial changes in perceptions of administrative doctrine regarding classical conceptions of administrative principles. In the context of administrative law in the era of globalization, Júlia Dantas Saavedra examines the influence of the Financial Action Task Force in regulating standards for preventing and combating money laundering and financing of terrorism.

Lucas Gasparete dos Reis Carvalho writes about the evolution of consensus in Brazilian administrative law, from its doctrinal construction to the approval of article 26 of the Introductory Brazilian Legal Rules Law. Lucas Thevenard Gomes discusses the role of social participation in the process of drafting the rules of Brazil’s regulatory agencies.

Marcello Lobo explores the search for greater legitimacy in administrative regulatory acts through the participation of different interest groups in the decision-making process. Matheus Belém performs a descriptive analysis of administrative discretion. Paula Martins reflects on the administrative function of business promotion activities. Finally, Rafael Viana de Figueiredo Costa addresses the normative role of regulation by investigating concrete situations in which Brazilian regulatory bodies have shown themselves to be potentially inert in drafting rules. 

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