contraprestação adequada



adequate consideration


Comparative law notes

Consideration is a typical element of contracts in common law systems. Under Brazilian law, consideration is not required in order for a contract to be enforceable. Thus, in Brazil, a gift ("doação") is an enforceable contract although it has no element of consideration.

Definitions of adequate consideration

payment or something of value made in exchange for performance of a contract that is acceptable for a contract to be binding. In common law systems, consideration is a necessary element for an enforceable contract.

A non-compete clause cannot be enforced if it lacks adequate consideration.

the phrase adequate consideration is often used to say that not enough thought has been given to a particular issue

The courts must give adequate consideration to the victims of crime.