Seminar on empirical research on regulation brings together international specialists

The event will include the awards ceremony for the second edition of the FGV´s Rio de Janeiro Law School Awards for Best Practices in Regulation.
Law
11 October 2019
Seminar on empirical research on regulation brings together international specialists

In order to debate empirical research in the field of regulation with regulators, academics and market players, the FGV´s Rio de Janeiro Law School will hold the Regulation in Numbers Project’s Second Seminar on October 14, at 2:30 pm. The event will take place in the auditorium in FGV’s main building (Praia de Botafogo, 190, 12th floor, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro). It will also include the awards ceremony for the second edition of the FGV´s Rio de Janeiro Law School Awards for Best Practices in Regulation.

The opening speech will be given by the school’s dean, Professor Sérgio Guerra. After that, there will be a panel discussion titled “Prospects for Empirical Research on Regulation,” moderated by Professor Patrícia Sampaio of the FGV´s Rio de Janeiro Law School. International guest Matthew Stephenson, of Harvard Law School, will discuss empirical research on administrative law from an international perspective. Natália Salinas and Leandro Molhano, of the FGV´s Rio de Janeiro Law School, will present a study on empirical research on regulatory law in Brazil. Alketa Peci, of the FGV´s Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (FGV EBAPE), will talk about the media reputation of regulatory agencies.

The second panel discussion will focus on empirical research on oversight bodies. The speakers will be professors André Rosilho (FGV Sao Paulo Law School), Ivar A. Hartmann and Eduardo Jordão (FGV Rio de Janeiro Law School). The moderator will be Fernando Leal (FGV Rio de Janeiro Law School). After that, Michael Mohallem (FGV Rio de Janeiro Law School) and Claudia Sanen (Transparency International) will debate “Corruption in Brazil,” based on data from Operation Car Wash and Brazil’s results in the Corruption Perceptions Index and Global Corruption Barometer.

The seminar’s final panel discussion will look at the transparency of regulatory agencies. This topic will be discussed by Natasha Salinas (FGV Rio de Janeiro Law School) and José Vicente Mendonça (Rio de Janeiro State University). The moderator will be Robert Gregory Michener (FGV EBAPE). The event will culminate with the awards ceremony for the Second FGV Rio de Janeiro Law School Awards for Best Practices in Regulation. The main prize will go to the Minas Gerais State Water and Sewage Regulatory Agency (ARSAE-MG) for its Sunshine Project, which was related to exposure-based regulation. An honorable mention will be given to the National Health Insurance Regulatory Agency (ANS) for its Appropriate Childbirth Project, which was aimed at making sustainable changes to the maternal and neonatal health care system in Brazil.

For more information about the schedule and to sign up, visit our website.