Corporate Ethics and Business Crime
The Corporate Ethics and Business Crime practice area combines BM&A’s experience and tradition in providing legal support in businesses activities to offer clients compliance, representation and defence services in situations involving criminal matters that could directly or indirectly affect their business and reputation.
Our services include:
• structuring money laundering and anti-corruption compliance programs to meet standards under Brazilian and foreign laws, such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act – FCPA and the UK Bribery Act;
• advising companies directly or indirectly involved in criminal investigations and actions, or administrative misconduct proceedings;
• crisis management insituations related to criminal charges;
• Assistance and representation of crime victims in the recovery of their assets.
The Corporate Ethics and Business Crime team is composed of attorneys with a wide range of experience in the public and private sectors, whose practice in multijurisdictional and international legal cooperation cases has been recognized both in Brazil and internationally. As members of FraudNet, a network of attorneys specialized in fraud-related matters and recovery of assets created by the International Chamber of Commerce, we are present in more than 50 jurisdictions around the world.