White-collar crime, corporate investigations and compliance
Our White-Collar Crime, Corporate Investigations and Compliance team is formed by lawyers with multidisciplinary experience and highly qualified to identify and deal with all legal issues, offering services in all areas related to criminal law and corporate integrity, advising clients on matters involving corruption, fraud, as well as providing compliance consulting services and related issues.
When evaluating the situations and problems faced by our clients, our objective is to recommend a global and coordinated strategy, with the recruitment of the most appropriate professionals for each project. Since most corporate integrity projects can have consequences in different areas of law, demanding the involvement of lawyers with specializations and diverse experiences, our capacity as a full-service law firm meets all the demand of the project.
We assist our clients in the criminal and administrative spheres, as well as crisis management, risk assessment and fraud investigation. We represent our clients before government agencies on issues related to audits and inspections and investigative procedures. We also have extensive experience in performing due diligence in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and in relation to third parties (suppliers, service providers and representatives).
We have extensive experience conducting internal investigations in companies and we have worked in relevant cases of clients in various branches of industry and in the most varied situations, including the main operations and investigations carried out by Brazilian authorities in recent years.
Our practice covers a wide range of services, including:
- Criminal defense before police and judicial authorities up to the Supreme Court;
- Due diligence in criminal matters;
- Elaboration of requests to initiate police inquiries;
- Filing of private criminal lawsuits;
- Follow-up of search and seizure procedures;
- Internal corporate investigations;
- Legal opinions on criminal matters;
- Staff training on how to deal with police and related authorities;
- Support as assistant to prosecution;
- Bankruptcy crimes;
- Bid rigging;
- Cartels and other anti-competitive practices;
- Corruption crimes;
- Crimes against the public health;
- Crimes against the capital markets;
- Crimes in consumer relations;
- Environmental crimes;
- Fraud in the social security system and related crimes;
- Intellectual property crimes;
- Internet and computer based crimes;
- Money laundering;
- Occupational accidents and other labor-related crimes;
- Tax evasion and other tax-related crimes; and
- Unfair competition.