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Daniel Facó

Partner and head of Trench Rossi Watanabe’s transactional practice areas, Daniel represents shareholders, issuers, financial institutions and investors in a variety of operations, including mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt public offerings involving enterprises from different sectors of the economy. He became partner in 2019. Trench Rossi Watanabe and Baker McKenzie have executed a strategic cooperation agreement for consulting on foreign law.

On 29 November 2022, the Plenary of the Federal Senate approved the final text of Bill of Law No. 4,401/2021 in which the Deputy Expedito Netto is the rapporteur. Currently, PL No. 4.401/2021 is in the final processing stage, which consists of the Brazilian president’s sanction. In summary, PL No. 4,401/2021 aims to regulate service providers of the “virtual assets” market (which includes the denominated “cryptoassets”), as well as adapt the wording of the Brazilian Penal Code, the Brazilian Law on Crimes against the National Financial System and the Brazilian Law on Crimes of Money Laundering or Concealment of Assets, Rights and Values.

This edition of Bite-size Briefings explores the regulation of crypto (or digital) assets across a number of jurisdictions: Australia, Brazil, Hong Kong SAR, Singapore, the UK and the US.