Chambers Seminar: Banking and Finance

Technological Challenges for the Financial World: Moving Towards a New Era

This seminar will be led by VdA and focus on Banking and Finance.

Time: 16:00 - 17:00


Pedro Cassiano Santos

Pedro Cassiano Santos joined VdA in 1989. Partner and Head of Practice of the Banking & Finance, Pedro is in charge of transactions within the financial sector. He is regularly involved in the provision of legal advice in banking and capital markets' regulatory matters as well as in the structuring of several financing transactions, such as the issue and placement (both national and international) of debt, hybrid and equity instruments, and the issue and placement of warrants and both cash and synthetic financial products. He has also been actively working in securitization transactions and other types of asset-backed transactions, together with the preparation of structured finance transactions, matters in respect of which he is a regular speaker in conferences and a guest teacher of many Masters and Post Graduate courses organized by distinct Institutes and Universities.


Carlos Almeida
Investment Director
Banco Best

As Banco Best’s Head of Investments, Carlos Almeida has more than 20 years of experience working in Digital Banking, focusing on the financial products offer management. With an open architecture approach, Banco Best currently provides access to more than 3.000 investment funds from over 60 Asset Management Companies. Before joining Banco Best in 2006, Carlos started at Banco7 in 1998 and was part of ActivoBank launching.

Ricardo Chaves
Chief Commercial Officer

Bio to follow.