FeldensMadruga is a Brazilian law firm specialising in business crimes, that goes beyond the scope of criminal litigation to attend to clients’ needs across disciplines, in all circumstances where the client faces potential sanctions from the state, establishing a strategic approach in all dispute litigations – including criminal, administrative and civil. The firm also uses its expertise to assist clients in preventive efforts, with a focus on anti-money laundering and anti-corruption compliance. With offices in Brasilia, Porto Alegre, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, FeldensMadruga is present in 60 jurisdictions through its membership in Roxin Alliance and ICC-Fraudnet.
White-collar crime: specialising in complex representation of corporate clients, working strategically to anticipate and respond to risks regarding the Brazilian legal environment. Corporate ethics and compliance: our specialists work integrated with the criminal defence and civil enforcement experts, developing compliance programmes, conducting internal investigations, negotiating global settlements and facilitating cooperation with government regulators in leniency and plea bargain agreements. Administrative proceedings: the complex Brazilian regulatory environment can result in relevant collateral administrative sanctions related to criminal proceedings. We provide a one-front strategy considering the global interests of our clients. International law and international legal cooperation: international law is in the DNA of our firm, coming from the background of founding partner Antenor Madruga. Our team is composed of experts in international law and international legal cooperation. The practice also works in coordination with other areas of the firm in relation to transnational litigation.
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