Professor of Corporate Criminal Law at the Post-Graduate Program in Criminal Sciences at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), at the Doctorate, Masters and Specialization levels.
Acted as Federal Prosecutor in the Criminal area (MPF), in the special court for crimes against the Financial System, Money Laundering and Organized Crime.
Head of the Research and Study Group in Criminal Corporate Law at Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (CNPq/PUCRS).
Expert for the Brazilian section of the “World Justice Project – Rule of Law Index” (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 editions).
PhD in Constitutional Law at Valladolid University (Spain) and Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS, 2006).
Post-Doctorate in Democracy and Human Rights at Instituto Ius Conbrigae, at Coimbra University (Portugal, 2014).
LLM at Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (Unisinos, 2002).
Specialist in Criminal Law at Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (Unisinos, 1996).
Bachelor in Law at Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS, 1993).
Author of 75 scientific articles and six books in Criminal Law, among them:
– Fundamental Rights and Criminal Law (Livraria do Advogado, 2a ed., 2012),
– The Criminal Constitution (Livraria do Advogado, 2005)
– Criminal Law of diffuse interests and White Collar Crimes (Livraria do Advogado, 2002).
– The Crime of Capital Flight (Lumen Juris, 2006, in co-authorship)