A discussion with the new chairman of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM)
We are delighted to welcome Marcelo Barbosa, Chairman of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) to meet with AIMA members on his first official visit to the United States. We hope you will join us to hear his views on the Brazilian regulatory environment, particularly related to foreign investors. It is also an opportunity to ask questions and share your feedback.
Marcelo Barbosa, Chairman of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM)
Mr. Marcelo Barbosa is the Chairman of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM). He is the CVM representative on the IOSCO Board and in the IOSCO Growth and Emerging Markets Committee. He also has a seat on the Financial Stability Board and on the IFRS Monitoring Board. In Brazil, Mr. Barbosa is a member of the Brazilian Technical Commission of Currency and Credit (COMOC), the Brazilian Market Regulators Committee (COREMEC) and the Brazilian Committee of Financial Education (CONEF).
Mr. Barbosa holds a bachelor’s degree in Law from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) and a Masters in Law from Columbia University, New York City.
Co-founder of Vieira, Rezende, Barbosa and Guerreiro Law Firm, Mr. Barbosa is a specialist on corporate and capital markets law, having acted as an advisor for private equity and M&A transactions since the 1990’s. He has also acted as arbitrator in numerous arbitral proceedings.
Mr. Barbosa was a lecturer of Commercial and Corporate Law at UERJ (2001-2002), Corporate Law on the Continuous Education Program of FGV Direito, Rio de Janeiro (2007-2015) and Topics on Corporate Law and Securities Market also in FGV (2016).
He was Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Fundação Estudar and a member of the Columbia Global Centers Latin America Consulting Council (Rio de Janeiro), as well as of the Brazilian Takeover Panel. Mr. Barbosa was also a member of the Audit Committee of the Lemann Foundation. He has written several articles on Corporate Law and Securities Markets and participated as a lecturer in conferences in Brazil and abroad.