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Bárbara Bassani de Souza

Bárbara Bassani de Souza

Practice Groups

Insurance & Reinsurance

Contact

Office: São Paulo
Phone: (55 11) 5086-5503

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Professional experience

Partner in TozziniFreire’s Insurance and Reinsurance practice, Bárbara has over ten years of experience assisting insurance and reinsurance companies, (re)insurance brokers and other clients with regulatory matters involving SUSEP (Superintendence of Private Insurance), strategic agreements, loss adjustment, strategic litigation, administrative litigation involving SUSEP and consultancy matters. She frequently conducts workshops for insurance and reinsurance companies and teaches at higher-education institutions. In addition, Bárbara has authored several articles and books on the subject.

Recognition:

Bárbara is recommended by Chambers Latin America and Chambers Global, relevant international legal guides.

Languages:

  • English
  • Italian

Education:

  • Doctoral degree in Civil Law from USP (Universidade de São Paulo), 2018. 
  • Master’s degree in Law from USP, 2015. 
  • Specialized degree in Civil Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, 2011. 
  • Graduate of the Law School of Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, 2009.

Additional activities:

  • Member of the Insurance Law Committee of OAB/SP (Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo section).
  • Member of AIDA (International Insurance Law Association) since 2012, serving as President of the Young Lawyer Committee of AIDA Brazil and Secretary-General of the National Working Group on Civil Law of AIDA Brazil.  
  • Assistant professor in the in-company Insurance MBA program organized by FGV (Fundação Getulio Vargas) and held at Mapfre Seguros, 2014. 
  • Professor of Insurance Regulatory Law in the Legal Management MBA program at Escola Nacional de Seguros (Funenseg). 
  • Professor of Insurance Regulatory Environment in the Insurance Regulatory specialization program at Universidade Positivo in Curitiba.

Publications:

  • "Digital Business in Brazil: Overview" (co-author). In Practical Law. London: Thomson Reuters, 2018.
  • "Da Tutela Provisória de Urgência e da Evidência" chapter (co-author). In Aspectos Jurídicos dos Contratos de Seguro V. Porto Alegre: Editora Livraria do Advogado, 2017. 
  • "Seguros: Beneficiários e suas Implicações". São Paulo: Editora Roncarati, 2016. 
  • "As Recentes Modificações no Processo Administrativo - SUSEP" article. In Editora Roncarati’s website, 2016.   
  • "Da Regulação da Avaria Grossa no Novo CPC" article. In Novo Código de Processo Civil. São Paulo: Rideel, 2015. 
  • "Responsabilidade Civil do Segurador" article. In Revista da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo, 2015. 
  • "O Incidente de Resolução de Demandas Repetitivas no Substitutivo da Câmara dos Deputados ao Projeto de Lei de Novo Código de Processo Civil e suas Implicações no Mercado de Seguros" article. In Aspectos Jurídicos dos Contratos de Seguro III. Porto Alegre: Livraria dos Advogados, 2015. 
  • "A Prescrição e o Seguro: Reflexões e alguns Aspectos Controvertidos" article, in Aspectos Relevantes do Direito Securitário. Revista Científica Virtual (OAB/ESA-SP), year VI, no. 21, 2015.  
  • "A Responsabilidade Civil Objetiva sob a Ótica do Seguro Obrigatório DPVAT" article. In Responsabilidade Civil. São Paulo: Rideel, 2011.

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