Payment Services
We provide legal advice in the areas of payment systems and payment services. We have an in-depth knowledge of both the national and EU legislation and of the specific features of the national and international payments’ system sector and the role of its agents.

With a broad experience in this sector, Luiz Gomes & Associates attorneys have been advising clients on the incorporation, licensing and monitoring of the day-to-day activities of Payment Institutions, and in developing all contractual framework applicable to payment systems, terminal network management and international card schemes (such as Visa, MasterCard, Amex). Luiz Gomes & Associates advises its clients in the negotiation and drafting of acquiring contracts and in all contracting processes required to payment processing, including relevant Business Process Outsourcing agreements.

In a fast evolving and unceasingly innovative sector, our lawyers have been side by side with clients in the search and development of new automatic payment solutions, including new forms of payment without use of banking cards, resorting to different applications and platforms, and advising in the installation of new businesses, namely within the context of the growing activity of independent ATM deployment.

Our intervention in this sector ranges from the legal and negotiation components of the licensing and development of software and technological platforms, to the management and protection of information and personal data, or the detection and prevention of fraud in electronic payment transactions, always liaising with regulatory entities.

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