Nelson Eizirik is the founding partner of Eizirik Advogados, acting mainly in corporate governance and securities markets in both Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. He is the former chair, and a current member, of the board of the Brazilian Panel on Mergers and Take-overs, a self-regulatory entity. He is also professor of corporate law and securities regulation at Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School. He is a member of the board of directors of the Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro. He was also commissioner of the Brazilian Securities Commission. Nelson has written many articles and books on corporate law, banking law, securities law and arbitration. His latest books are Comments on Corporate Law (four volumes, second edition) and Capital Markets Regulation (fourth edition).