André is the Head of the White-Collar Crimes and Corporate Investigations and Compliance departments. He has vast expertise in litigation and consulting in criminal law, with special emphasis on anti-corruption, money laundering, administrative and regulatory, tax, environmental, labor, antitrust, and intellectual property. In his 25 years of experience, André has worked on criminal cases, police investigations, search and seizure operations, and presented oral arguments before superior courts.
He has renowned expertise in conducting internal investigations in companies and has worked in the main operations and investigations carried out by Brazilian authorities in recent years.
André also acts as a consultant to both national and international companies during the implementation and adjustment of anti-corruption compliance programs, pursuant to Law No. 12,846/13. He assists companies in local matters related to foreign legislation (FCPA and UKBA) and in training their staff to behave appropriately in the event of an investigation conducted by the authorities. André has been recognized by Análise Advocacia 500 for three consecutive years, is a LACCA Approved Attorney for anti-corruption investigations and compliance, and is also recognized by Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, Leaders League, and Benchmark Litigation.
André’s recent experience includes advising:
In November 2021, Brazilian Procuradoria Geral da Fazenda Nacional (National Treasury Attorney’s Office – “PGFN”) issued Ordinance nº...