On-site Supervision and Investigation Department
The On-Site Supervision and Investigation Department is responsible for planning, organising and developing on-site supervision, identifying situations of possible non-compliance with the current regulatory framework and with best practices regarding market entities and structures under CMVM supervision. It is also responsible for investigating evidence of crimes against the market and non-compliance with the applicable regime for preventing money laundering and financing of terrorism, as well as conducting investigations in cases of unauthorised exercise of activities subject to authorisation/ registration with the CMVM.
Director: Carla Cabrita
Regulatory Policy and International Affairs Department
The Regulatory Policy and International Affairs Department is responsible for advising the Management Board in the definition and implementation of regulatory and international policy guidelines and ensuring the international representation of the CMVM, ensuring the consistent application of the policies and guidelines defined by the Management Board on such issues.
Director: Tiago Matias
Audit Supervision Department
The Audit Supervision Department exercises supervision over all auditors, audit firms and chartered accountants and so too, auditors and audit entities of Member States and third-countries that perform statutory audits of public interest entities, and that verify the compliance with applicable standards by same and assess the performance of the supervisory body of public interest entities.
Director: Tiago Ferreira
The Legal Department charges and decides on administrative issues within the competence of the CMVM and to proposes complaints to the competent authorities on matters not included in the CMVM's duties. It also liaises with the Public Prosecutor's Office and the Courts, except in criminal matters. It represents the CMVM in judicial proceedings and prepares responses to complaints about administrative acts practiced by the CMVM. It analyses transversal legal matters, provides the necessary collaboration with external lawyers and with the ICS (Investor Compensation Scheme) and ensures information exchange with other supervisory authorities concerning the assessment of fitness and propriety.
Director: Tiago Marques
Market Conduct Supervision and Investor Department
The Market Conduct Supervision and Investor Department carries out behavioural supervision by verifying compliance with the applicable regulatory framework and detecting and analysing the conduct risk of the entities under the CMVM's supervision. It is also responsible for responding to requests for clarification, handling complaints, certificates and managing mechanisms for out-of-court conflict resolution.
Director: Maria João Teixeira
The Human Resources Department advises the Management Board on the development and implementation of management policies, procedures and strategies, developing and enabling human resources, and assessing the relevant results. It is also responsible for contributing towards the organizational development by promoting the alignment of its co-workers with the CMVM’s strategic values, culture and objectives.
Director: Luís Miguel Pereira
The IT Department to advises the Management Board on the definition of the strategy and objectives of information and technology management, as well as to ensure the proper functioning and availability of the supporting design of the defined operating model. It is also responsible for designing and implementing information management models and tools, ensuring their relevance, sufficiency, reliability, consistency, quality and safety.
Director: Susana Pereira Barbosa
Financial, Assets and Administration Department
The Financial, Assets and Administration Department ensures the management of the financial, budgetary, treasury and accounting areas of the CMVM and the Investor Compensation System. It prepares the budget and provides information on its execution and collect the revenues of the CMVM. It ensures the management of general and infrastructural services and the reception and mailing of correspondence and the Document and Archive Center. It is also responsible for ensuring the safety of the CMVM's premises.
Director: Manuel Luz