The Brazilian payment services sector has changed significantly in recent years due to the enactment of new laws and regulations that intend to foster innovation, competition and financial inclusion. As such, there has been a substantial increase in the number of players in the field.
This webinar will provide an overview of the applicable regulatory framework and discuss recent developments in the Brazilian payment services sector. It will also present the most relevant discussions between the Brazilian Central Bank and market players regarding data privacy, cybersecurity, open banking and fast payments regulation, as well as recent antitrust investigations by the Brazilian Administrative Council for Economic Defence in cases involving payment services.
Larissa Arruy focuses her practice on matters concerning the financial and capital markets and payment methods, with emphasis on regulations issued by the Brazilian Central Bank and the Securities Commission. She counsels financial institutions, payment institutions, fintech enterprises and non-resident investors, among other market players, on a wide range of matters relating to the regulatory aspects of their activities and transactions in Brazil.
Michelle Marques Machado
With more than 15 years’ experience in antitrust matters, Michelle Marques Machado represents domestic and foreign clients in investigations regarding anti-competitive practices, including negotiation of leniency agreements and settlements. She also assists clients with internal investigations (antitrust and corporate integrity), prepares and implements compliance programmes, reviews commercial practices, structures businesses in compliance with competition law and submits mergers to the Administrative Council for Economic Defence.
Paulo Marcos Rodrigues Brancher
Paulo Marcos Rodrigues Brancher focuses his practice on matters relating to technology, intellectual property and telecommunications, as well as antitrust, litigation and arbitration. He assists domestic and foreign companies from virtually all economic sectors. He earned a full professor of law degree (livre-docente) from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, where he teaches commercial law. He was the president of Associação Brasileira de Direito de Informática e Telecomunicações and a former director of the Brazilian Committee of Arbitration and the legal committee of the Brazil-Spain Chamber of Commerce.