contraprestação suficiente



sufficient consideration


Comparative law notes


Consideration is a typical 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 sufficient 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 sufficient consideration.


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

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