Mr Nelson Eizirik is the founding partner of Eizirik Advogados, a boutique law firm with headquarters in Rio de Janeiro and offices in São Paulo, which acts mainly in the fields of corporate governance law and securities markets regulation. Mr Nelson Eizirik is also active in arbitration proceedings, mostly as an arbitrator. He is a professor of corporate law and securities law at Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School. He was also a commissioner of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission and the chairman of the Comissão de Aquisições e Fusões, a self-regulatory entity created to monitor mergers and acquisitions of Brazilian public corporations. Mr Nelson Eizirik 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).