João Augusto Gameiro became partner of the firm in 2018. He has more than a decade of experience in criminal law and compliance. As a criminal lawyer, he has represented several multinational companies and their shareholders and directors in police inquiries, criminal proceedings, administrative proceedings and parliamentary committees of inquiry in cases of tax evasion, environmental crimes, consumer crimes, antitrust, corruption, trademark and patent infringement, unfair competition, money laundering and currency evasion. He has also provided legal advice to foreign companies regarding Brazilian criminal law, participated in due diligence projects focused on criminal liability and exposure to anti-corruption and anti-money laundering legislation, and has conducted internal investigations into corporate fraud and competitive violations.
Mr Gameiro holds a law degree (2003) and a master’s degree in criminal law (2007) from the University of São Paulo and a postgraduate degree in economic criminal law (2014) from the University of Coimbra. He attended the intensive corporate compliance and ethics course at New York University in 2015.