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FELDENSMADRUGA DEBATES CORRUPTION AND ASSET RECOVERY, IN SAO PAULO
FELDENSMADRUGA DEBATES CORRUPTION AND ASSET RECOVERY, IN SAO PAULO
FELDENSMADRUGA DEBATES CORRUPTION AND ASSET RECOVERY, IN SAO PAULO

Partner Antenor Madruga participates on the panel on “Corruption & Asset Recovery: The Brazilian Perspective”, alongside Erika Marena, Director of the Departament of Asset Recovery and International Legal Cooperation from the Ministry of Justice (DRCI/MJ) and Public Prosecutor, Vladimir Aras, duting the first Latin America Offshore Alert Conference, in São Paulo. The event takes place in Ta...

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FeldensMadruga has three new partners
FeldensMadruga has three new partners
FeldensMadruga has three new partners

The firm announced on September 2nd the promotion of three senior associates to partnership. In the Rio de Janeiro office, Carlos Wehrs is now partner. In São Paulo, Mariana Tumbiolo and in Porto Alegre, Mário Azambuja. The three attorneys have been in FeldensMadruga since the beginning, in 2013, and have strong track records in Corporate Criminal Law cases, alongside continued work in the acad...

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THE PROCEDURAL VALUE OF FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE EGMONT GROUP
THE PROCEDURAL VALUE OF FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE EGMONT GROUP
THE PROCEDURAL VALUE OF FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE EGMONT GROUP

Naming partner Antenor Madruga in coauthorship with attorneys Carlos Wehrs and Adriano Teixeira published in the Journal of Criminal Sciences (JCC), in Brazil, an article addressing the legality of the exchange of financial intelligence by Financial Intelligence Units (FIU) members of the Egmont Group and the procedural value of this information in the pursuit of money laundering offenses and r...

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FM COACHES TEAM IN CORPORATE CRIME COMPETITION AT FGV-SP
FM COACHES TEAM IN CORPORATE CRIME COMPETITION AT FGV-SP
FM COACHES TEAM IN CORPORATE CRIME COMPETITION AT FGV-SP

In line with tradition of top of the line law schools around the world, Fundação Getúlio Vargas, in São Paulo, is promoting a juridical competition on themes related to Corporate Crime. Students between the second and fifth period may participate with an aim to enhance their skills and knowledge in this growing field of practice. Specialized firms were invited to participate, coaching one team....

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NYU publishes article on Compliance from FM Experts
NYU publishes article on Compliance from FM Experts

The official blog of the  "Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement" at New York University School of law, editted by Jennifer Harlen and Allison Caffarone, published article on "The Right to be Forgotten and the Monitoring Tools in Compliance Programs" written by Antenor Madruga, Ana Belotto and Adriano ...

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THE RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN AND THE MONITORING TOOLS IN COMPLIANCE PROGRAMS
THE RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN AND THE MONITORING TOOLS IN COMPLIANCE PROGRAMS

by Antenor Madruga, Ana Belotto and Adriano Teixeira [1] *Excerpt from "Specific Themes on Compliance,” a collection of articles about compliance in Brazil Obligations and incentives to implement effective compliance programs have increasingly gained importance in Brazil in light of concepts like gatekeepers[2] (professionals with the potentia...

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FM ASSOCIATES JOIN BRAZIL-US UNDER 40 WHITE COLLAR INITIATIVE
FM ASSOCIATES JOIN BRAZIL-US UNDER 40 WHITE COLLAR INITIATIVE
FM ASSOCIATES JOIN BRAZIL-US UNDER 40 WHITE COLLAR INITIATIVE

Mariana Tumbiolo and Carlos Wehrs from FeldensMadruga are among the first participants of the "Brazil-US 40 and Under White Collar Initiative". The forum gathers 80 lawyers from 38 firms from New York, Washington D.C, Miami, Denver, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia and Curitiba which are active or particularly interested in criminal defense, internal investigations, collaboration and lenienc...

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New book on specific compliance teams features article from FeldensMadruga´s Specialists
New book on specific compliance teams features article from FeldensMadruga´s Specialists
New book on specific compliance teams features article from FeldensMadruga´s Specialists

June and July will be months of launching events in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro for the newly released title "Specific Themes on Compliance", a collection of articles organized by Fabiana Vidigal Diniz de Figueiredo. Antenor Madruga, FM´s naming partner, Ana Belotto, consultant on international law from the office and Adriano Texeira, associate at FM contributed with one of the texts contained...

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Partner joins the International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators
Partner joins the International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators
Partner joins the International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators

Antenor Madruga, founding partner of FM, has just joined "The International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators", a collaboration between public- and private-sector litigation professionals and the renowned Basel Institute on Governance, in Switzerland. Members of The Academy aim to promote worldwide access to solutions in cases of economic crime by sharpening litigation skills and sharing re...

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FM Partner debates Mutual Legal Assistance in Portugal
FM Partner debates Mutual Legal Assistance in Portugal
FM Partner debates Mutual Legal Assistance in Portugal

Antenor Madruga participated as lecturer in a side event of the "VII Legal Lisbon Forum", in April, promoted by the Public Law Institute from Brasilia (IDP). He spoke on the current challenges for the effectiveness of legal mutual assistance, with focus on the Criminal area, where the globalization of crime, specially money laundering, has brought new demands por the State and also for lawyers....

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FeldensMadruga´s Consultant lectures at Universidad Pompeu Fabra, in Spain
FeldensMadruga´s Consultant lectures at Universidad Pompeu Fabra, in Spain
FeldensMadruga´s Consultant lectures at Universidad Pompeu Fabra, in Spain

Adriano Teixeira, professor at the Law School in Fundação Getúlio Vargas, in São Paulo and consultant at FeldensMadruga, participated as lecturer in an international event about Criminal Law at Universidad Pompeu Fabra, in Barcelona, Spain. He spoke with students, teachers and other legal specialist for two hours on the topic of "Punishability Capital Self-Laundering" in a round table coordinat...

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GIR RELEASES NEW “EMPLOYEE RIGHTS KNOW-HOW” EDITION
GIR RELEASES NEW “EMPLOYEE RIGHTS KNOW-HOW” EDITION
GIR RELEASES NEW “EMPLOYEE RIGHTS KNOW-HOW” EDITION

The Global Investigation Review (GIR) released the new edition of its “Employee Rights Know-how”. The publication has become a reference for the work of attorneys and in-house counsels around the globe when it comes to handling internal investigations. The chapter on Employee´s Rights for Brazil was written by the experts from FeldensMadruga, Ana Maria Belotto and Carlos Wehrs. The guide fea...

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ANTICORRUPTION ACT IN DEBATE
ANTICORRUPTION ACT IN DEBATE
ANTICORRUPTION ACT IN DEBATE

In less than five years of existence, the law 12.846/2013 better known as the “Brazilian Anticorruption Act” has posed great challenges to the national juridical system of public prosecution as well as to the application of civil and administrative sanctions. The law did not introduce the criminal responsibility of companies, but only its objective culpability for acts of corruption.In a public...

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OPERATION CARWASH: THE AFTERMATH OF COLLABORATION WITH AUTHORITIES IN BRAZIL
OPERATION CARWASH: THE AFTERMATH OF COLLABORATION WITH AUTHORITIES IN BRAZIL
OPERATION CARWASH: THE AFTERMATH OF COLLABORATION WITH AUTHORITIES IN BRAZIL

The “8th Anti-corruption Brazil Summit” promoted by the American Conference Institute (ACI) in Sao Paulo, on the 23rd and 24th of May, gathered experts from private and public sectors. Antenor Madruga, founding partner of FeldensMadruga law firm, chaired the panel discussion: “How New Cases are Evolving and How Brazil´s Enforcement Authorities are Collaborating”, that had Henirque Machado Morei...

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COUNSELORS FROM FM DEBATE CLAUDIA HOERING´S EXTRADITION
COUNSELORS FROM FM DEBATE CLAUDIA HOERING´S EXTRADITION
COUNSELORS FROM FM DEBATE CLAUDIA HOERING´S EXTRADITION

Antenor Madruga, partner at FeldensMadruga Law Firm and associated lawyer, Maria Rosa Loula, discussed at Instituto de Direito Público (IDP), last night, the case of the first Brazilian national to be extradited in history. Claudia Hoering was turned over to United States authorities last January to stand trial for the murder of her former husband and air force hero, Karl Hoering. The roundtab...

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