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Policy and Regulation: Catalysts for Digital Transformation and Progress

Date & Time

Apr. 9, 2024
10:00am – 11:00am ET


Georgetown University - Gewirz Student Center
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This panel aims to delve into the strategic policymaking and regulatory frameworks necessary to expedite digital innovation and growth. In an era defined by rapid technological evolution, it's imperative to synchronize policy and regulation with these advancements to foster an environment conducive to innovation, consumer protection, and fair competition. The session will convene experts in technology, policy, and regulation to deliberate on practical strategies, current obstacles, and opportunities in leveraging digital transformation for economic and societal advancement. 

This event is part of the The Doing Business in Brazil Legal Symposium Georgetown University and organized by the Center for International Business and the Law in partnership with the Wilson Center's Brazil Institute. 

The event is a landmark event that convenes a diverse group of experts including business executives, academics, and legal practitioners to discuss the intricacies and challenges of conducting business in Brazil. Scheduled over two days, the symposium features discussions on a wide range of topics critical to understanding Brazil's legal landscape, including tax reform, litigation, arbitration, anti-corruption measures, digital transformation, public-private partnerships, and infrastructure development. Highlighting the event are keynote speeches from notable figures such as Ambassador Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti and panels led by distinguished professionals like Justice Villas Bôas Cueva (STJ), Verônica Sánchez, Managing Director of the Brazilian National Water and Sanitation Agency (ANA), and Alexandre Barreto, General Superintendent of the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE). 

You can register to the event clicking here and use the code WILSON_SPONSOR30 if you are coming to this panel. 


Hosted By

Brazil Institute

The Brazil Institute—the only country-specific policy institution focused on Brazil in Washington—works to foster understanding of Brazil’s complex reality and to support more consequential relations between Brazilian and US institutions in all sectors. The Brazil Institute plays this role by producing independent research and programs that bridge the gap between scholarship and policy, and by serving as a crossroads for leading policymakers, scholars and private sector representatives who are committed to addressing Brazil’s challenges and opportunities.  Read more

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