White Collar Criminal Defense

Legal Representation in an Increasingly Relevant Sector

Throughout Brazil and worldwide, white-collar crimes have gained importance in recent years as administrative and judicial entities more frequently investigate alleged violations by companies in fields such as industrial and intellectual property, the environment, competition, cartels, financial crimes, money laundering and international crimes. Clients under investigation often require the support of experienced white collar defense attorneys.

Against this background, it is fundamental for companies to count on a multidisciplinary team of lawyers, able to provide legal follow-up on police investigations and criminal prosecutions.

R$ 10.3 biGreatest leniency agreement value approved by the Federal Prosecutor’s Office
1,741 yearsCombined total of years of incarceration faced by persons convicted in Operation Car Wash as of October 2017.

Almeida Advogados’ team of white-collar defense attorneys creates customized solutions for Brazilian and foreign clients facing criminal charges, including:

  • Representing and defending clients in police investigations and criminal proceedings related to alleged crimes against the environment, economic order, consumer relations, copyright, trademark and patent infringement, unfair competition, cartels, financial crimes, money laundering and international crimes.

  • Advising, following up and defending the interests of clients victimized by corporate fraud committed by third parties or employees, while adopting applicable legal measures in interactions with the police and the courts;

Our Practice Areas

Corporate, M&A and Contracts
BANKING & FINANCE CAPITAL MARKETS Private Equity
Infrastructure and Project Finance
ENERGY MINING Oil & Gas
Labor, Employment and Social Security
IMMIGRATION EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION
Technology, Media and Telecommunications
DATA PROTECTION & CYBERSECURITY