Roberto Carvalho Fernandes

Founding partner - Law firm Brasil Fernandes Advogados

Graduated in Law, University of Vale do Itajaí, UNIVALI. Postgraduate in Customs Law and Foreign Trade from the University of Vale do Itajaí. Trained in International Business at the Corporate University of Banco do Brasil. Effective member of the National IAB – Institute of Brazilian Lawyers – registration 04028. Member of the Special Committee on Sports, Lottery and Entertainment Law of the Brazilian Bar Association. Guest lecturer on the theme “Lottery”, by Clarion Eventos at seminars called ICE/Londres-UK2016, BGC/Brasília-2017, BGC/São Paulo2018, OGS/Pacaembu.SP-2018. He was a lawyer at ABLE – Brazilian Association of State Lotteries, acting in the Defense of Lotteries in the Federal Supreme Court in ADI 3277/PB, ADI2996/SC, Nullity Claim of SV02/STF and ADPF 493. He was accredited by the Chamber of Deputies to represent the interests of state lotteries (RICD/3,008,963). Guest by the program
Great Judgments of the Federal Supreme Court to debate the subject of Games and Lotteries. Speaker at the II Encuentro Latinoamericano Del Juego/Peru Gaming Show/2009, at the seminar Challenges and Perspectives for Regulation
of the Games/ALMG-Minas Gerais/2015, Games of Fortune in the Light of the Constitution/OAB of Rio de Janeiro/2017 and others; Authority invited by
Special Commission on the Regulatory Framework for Gaming in Brazil (2018 and 2019) to expose the perspective of State Lotteries and interest in the bills that
are being processed in the Chamber of Deputies; author of several articles about the “Games/gaming” market in Brazil. Author of the book Direito das Loterias no Brasil, published by the publisher Fórum in 2020. Participant of the PMI of the State of Maranhão, Pernambuco, Espírito Santo and São Paulo.

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