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Special Commission examines the topic

Witoldo Hendrich Jr speaks today in the House about virtual currencies regulation

The special commission examining the regulation of virtual currencies (such as bitcoins) debates today (Wednesday 16) the use of tools and technologies capable of innovating platforms behind virtual currencies. Among others invited to the debate are the representative of Online IPS Brazil, Witoldo Hendrich Jr, and Legal and Operations Director of FirstPay Latin America, Gabriela Vieira.

The special committee that examines the regulation of virtual currencies (such as bitcoins) and airline mileage programs (PL 2303/15) debates today (Wednesday 16) the use of tools and technologies capable of innovating platforms behind virtual currencies.

During the meeting will be discussed the use of devices such as "Arduino", which is a platform that allows building free-board prototype of single-hardware, and "Blockchain", a technology aimed at decentralizing data as a security measure.

Deputy Alexandre Valle (PR-RJ), who chairs the commission and proposed the debate, emphasizes that "the mechanisms aim to maximize cheap, functional device and programs of easy accessibility to students and amateur designers and also ensure more security to digital transactions."

Among others invited to the debate are the representative of Online IPS Brazil, Witoldo Hendrich Júnior, and Legal and Operations Director of FirstPay Latin America, Gabriela Vieira.

The debate will be held at 2.30 p.m. in plenary 8. The meeting can also be monitored via internet on the Commission's website. When the session is started, it will appear in the section "Now in the Commission", in the following link:

www2.camara.leg.br/atividade-legislativa/comissoes/comissoes-temporarias/especiais/55a-legislatura/banco-central-regular-moedas-virtuais

Agenda for Committees

PL 2303/15 – REGULATION OF VIRTUAL COINS BY CENTRAL BANK

55th Legislature - 4th Ordinary Legislative Session

GUIDELINES FOR REGULAR MEETING ON 5/16/2018 - C O N F I R M E D

I - Public Hearing with the attendance of the following guests (Req. 23/18):

- GABRIELA VIEIRA, Legal and Operations Director of FirstPay Latin America (confirmed);

- MARCELO HIGUCHI, representative of ALLPAGO (to be confirmed);

- WAGNER RUIZ, representative of EBANX (to be confirmed); and

- WITOLDO HENDRICH JÚNIOR, representative of Online IPS BRAZIL (confirmed).

II - Determination of Requirements (submitted to the Secretariat of the Special Committee by 6:00 pm the day before the meeting)

Source: GMB