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Legislation & Regulations

1. ARBITRARE

Authorization for the Creation of ARBITRARE

(Order no. 28519/2008, 22 October, published in the 2nd series of the Official Journal no. 216, 6 November 2008)

Regime to Access the Law and Courts

(Law no. 34/2004, 29 july, amended by Laws no. 47/2007, de 28.08, and no. 40/2018, 8 August)

Regulation on the Legislation to Access the Law

(Ordinance no. 10/2008, 3 January, amended by Ordinances no. 210/2008, 29 February, no. 654/2010, 11 August and no. 319/2011, 30 December)

2. Arbitration & Mediation

Law on Voluntary Arbitration

(Law no. 63/2011, 14 December)

Institutionalized Voluntary Arbitration

(Decree-Law no. 425/86, 27 December)

Entities Authorized to perform Institutionalized Voluntary Arbitration

(Ordinance no. 81/2001, 8 February, as amended by Ordinances no. 350/2001, 9 April, no. 1516/2000, 19 December and no. 709/2003, 4 August)

New York Convention

(Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards)

Law on Mediation

(Law no. 29/2013, 19 april)

3. Regulation & Legislation

3.1. Industrial Property

Portuguese Industrial Property Code

(Decree-Law no. 36/2003, 5 March, as amended by Decrees-Law no. 318/2007, 26 September, no. 360/2007, 2 November, by Law no. 16/2008, 1 April, by Decree-Law no. 143/2008, 25 July, and also amended by Laws no. 52/2008, 28 August, no. 46/2011, 24 June, and no. 83/2017, 18 August)

New Portuguese Industrial Property Code

(Decree-Law no. 110/2018, 10 December)

3.2. .PT Domain Names

.PT Domain Names Registration Rules I 2014

(Legal Deposit no. 376640/14, amended by the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and the Council of 27 April 2016 )

3.3. Trade Names and Corporate Names

Legal Regime of the National Registration of Legal Persons

(Decree-Law no. 129/98, 13 May, amended by Decrees-Law no. 12/2001, 25 January, no. 323/2001, 17 December, no. 2/2005, 4 january, no. 111/2005, 8 July, no. 76-A/2006, 29 march, no. 125/2006, 29 June, no. 8/2007, 17 January, no. 247-B/2008, 30 December, no. 122/2009, 21 May, by Law no. 29/2009, 29 June, and by the Decrees-Law no. 250/2012, 23 November, no. 201/2015, 17 September, and 52/2018, 25 June)

4. Recommended Clauses & Drafts

4.1. Arbitration Clause

4.2. Arbitration Agreement

4.3. Acceptance Arbitration Agreement