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Vicente Piccoli Medeiros Braga


FAS Advogados
Rua Gomes de Carvalho, 1507
4th floor
Vila Olímpia, São Paulo - SP
04547-005, Brazil
Languages Portuguese, English

Vicente Piccoli Medeiros Braga leads the Banking, Payment Methods, and Fintechs practices at FAS Advogados. He has extensive experience in banking, financial, and payment regulation, playing a significant role in various regulatory operations and projects. Additionally, he has worked at ANBIMA, the Credit Guarantee Fund (Brazil's deposit insurer), B3 (the Brazilian stock exchange), and the Federal Public Ministry's Unit for Crimes against the Financial System. 

Vicente has published numerous articles and book chapters on financial regulation in both national and international journals. He is also the author responsible for the educational materials used by ANBIMA for the certification of banking professionals in the areas of financial system structure, financial regulation, and self-regulation standards. 

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Memberships & Roles

  • Member of Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil (OAB)
  • Member of the Advanced Studies Center of the Financial System at the Rio de Janeiro Law School of Fundação Getulio Vargas (NEASF – FGV)
  • Member of the Center for Banking Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of São Paulo (CDB – USP)
  • Member of the Study Group on Law and Financial Regulation at the Universidade de Brasília (GEFIN – UnB)
  • Author of chapters on regulation and self-regulation in the official ANBIMA study materials for the CPA-10 certification
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Awards & Rankings

  • Chambers and Partners

       2022 - Banking & Finance: Regulatory – Brazil Guide

       2023 - Banking & Finance: Regulatory – Global; FinTech Legal – FinTech

       2024 - Global Guide


  • Legal 500

      2023 – Banking and Finance - Next Generation Partners


  • Thomson Reuters

        Stand-out Lawyer: 2022, 2023 and 2024


  • Análise Advocacia

       Most Admired Lawyers: 2021, 2022 and 2023


  • Leaders League

      Startups & Innovation; Banking and Finance: Regulatory and Legal Opinions - 2021 and 2022

      Startups & Innovation; Banking and Finance: Regulatory and Legal Opinions; Venture Capital - 2023


  • Business Today

     2023 - Top 10 Influential Brazilian Banking & Finance Regulatory Lawyers

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  • 2011 – Bachelor's Degree in Law from the Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR)
  • 2014 – Master's Degree in Law and Development with a focus on Banking Regulation from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV-SP)
  • 2016 – Certification in Fintech Innovation from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT
  • 2019 – PhD in Law and Banking Regulation from Universidade de São Paulo (USP)


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