FeldensMadruga advises and represents clients in matters related to law enforcement, focusing on businesses and their relationship with government entities. We are respected among Brazilian and foreign authorities for our track record in high-profile cross-border cases. Our team is formed of attorneys with consistent experience in public and private sectors, in Brazil and abroad, including lawyers licensed in the United States and the European Union. We are regarded as a leading firm in criminal defence, multi-jurisdictional litigation, international law, anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and compliance by international publications such as Global Investigation Review (GIR100), Chambers, Latin Lawyer and Who’s Who Legal. Based in Brasilia, Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo we have the capacity to act in over 60 jurisdictions worldwide through our alliances. Practice areas White-collar crime: Specialised in complex representation of corporate clients.  Corporate ethics and compliance: Works integrated with the criminal defence and civil enforcement experts, developing compliance programmes, conducting internal investigations, negotiating global settlements and facilitating cooperation in leniency and plea bargain agreements. Administrative proceedings: Our regulatory environment can result in collateral administrative sanctions related to criminal prosecutions. We provide a one-front strategy. Litigation (Superior courts): The nature of our system allows many proceedings to reach the superior courts (STJ and STF). We have experts with experience in acting before our Superior Courts. International law and legal cooperation: Our team is composed of experts in the field who work in coordination with other areas related to transnational litigations in the firm.


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