Carlos Wehrs

Carlos Wehrs

Partner, FeldensMadruga
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Partner at FeldensMadruga based in Rio de Janeiro. He practises in the areas of business crimes and criminal litigation. Invited professor of criminal law at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation Law School. Former professor of criminal procedural law at the School of Judges for the State of Rio de Janeiro (EMERJ) and at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. LLM from Augsburg University, in Germany. Member of the "Brazil-US 40 and Under White Collar Initiative". His recent work includes the representation of clients (both individuals and companies) in several major criminal investigations and proceedings in Brazil, such as “Operation Zelotes” (criminal investigation on an alleged corruption scheme related to the tax administrative court), “Operation Pausare” (criminal investigation on alleged corruption and money-laundering scheme related to pension funds), “Operation Resonance” (criminal investigation on alleged cartel practices and fraud in tenders for the supply of medical equipment and hospital supplies to the government) and “Operation Lava Jato” (the largest criminal investigation in Brazilian history, which has led to the arrest and conviction of executives of some of the largest companies and important political figures in the country).

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