Mariana Chapei

Utenlandsk senioradvokat

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Mariana is a senior foreign lawyer at the Oslo office, dual-licensed by the New York Bar Association and the Brazilian Bar Association. A member of the technology group, Mariana works mainly with commercial law and contracts, financial regulation and its intersection with technology (fintech), and data privacy law.

Prior to joining SANDS, Mariana has worked as an in-house corporate, commercial and product counsel for PayPal, in its San Jose, CA headquarters, and for Synapse, a banking-as-a-service company, where she had the opportunity to work with several raising and established fintech companies. In Brazil, Mariana has worked at the Brazilian Stock and Commodities Exchange and two boutique law firms.

Mariana has extensive experience in negotiating and drafting international transaction agreements and providing regulatory guidance in connection with the launch and maintenance of diverse products, ensuring compliance with banking, financial, health sciences, and consumer regulation.

Mariana assists SAND’s clients with ongoing corporate, commercial, regulatory, and technology matters, focusing on commercial contracts and agreements, licensing and terms of service, privacy program and policies, regulatory review of products and registration of companies with regulatory agencies, and international mergers and acquisitions.


2021 -

SANDS Advokatfirma DA

Utenlandsk advokat
2018 - 2020

Synapse Financial Technologies, Inc. San Francisco, CA

Head of Products Legal
2016 - 2018

Paypal, Inc., San Jose, CA

Legal Counsel
2012 - 2015

BM&FBOVESPA Supervisão de Mercado - BSM, São Paulo, Brazil

Senior Legal Counsel
2009 - 2012

Ferrari & Magalhães Advogados, São Paulo, Brazil

2007 - 2009

Satiro & Ruiz Advogados, São Paulo, Brazil


Stanford Law School, Stanford, CA

LL.M., Corporate Governance and Practice

Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa - Insper, Sâo Paulo, Brazil

LL.M., Financial and Capital Markets

Escola De Economia De Sâo Paulo, Fundação Getulio Vargas, Sâo Paulo, Brazil

Master in Financial Economics

Faculdade de Direito Da Universidade de Sâo Paulo, Sâo Paulo, Brazil

Bachelor of Laws (J.D. equivalent)

Competition between Stock Exchanges: Benefits and Challenges of Market Fragmentation

Business Law Applied Studies: Financial and Capital Markets, São Paulo, SP: Almedina.