Developments in the cross-border payments sector in Brazil

Understand why payment institutions in Brazil will have more autonomy in the cross-border payments industry from October 2022.

Brazil’s Central Bank has recently approved a series of changes to its FX policy, aimed at facilitating international payment and transfer operations. With the creation of a new concept called eFX (which can be either an institution authorised by the Brazilian Central Bank or an authorised legal entity that offers digital payment solutions), FinTechs will be able to operate in the foreign exchange market exclusively through electronic means, assisting international companies to pay and receive payments in Brazil.

Join us for a webinar with Brazilian Chamber members WePayOut and Campos Mello Advogados/DLA Piper to find out more about the new regulations and trends in the cross-border payments industry in Brazil and how this will/can transform the sector. Understand why payment institutions in Brazil will have more autonomy in the cross-border payments industry from October 2022.

When: Thursday, 9 December
Time: 13:00 (London time) / 10:00 (Brasília time)
Online platform: Zoom


Fernanda Rachel Zago | CEO and founder -  WePayOut

Roberto Vianna do R. Barros | Partner - Campos Mello Advogados

Chris Whittaker  | Senior associate -  DLA Piper


Fernanda Rachel Zago is the CEO and founder, is responsible for strategic partnerships and business development at WePayOut, a Brazilian fintech working in the cross-border-payments industry helping international companies to collect or disburse payments in Brazil through a tech base solution based on instant payments.. She also coordinates the positioning of the WePayOut brand nationally and internationally. She has ten years’ experience as an executive in the cross-border-payments sector.


Roberto Vianna do R. Barros is a partner in Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper of the Banking and Project Finance practice, based in São Paulo. He has an extensive practice in corporate, capital markets, project finance and banking, representing a wide variety of investment and commercial banks, as well as Brazilian and international companies of different industry sectors.



Chris Whittaker is a senior associate at DLA Piper who advises on financial services laws, regulations and regulatory practice. He specialises in the regulatory framework governing payment services and electronic money and follows closely developments in the payments and crypto-asset industries.




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December 9th, 2021 1:00 PM through  2:00 PM

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