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Breakfast Seminar - "Anti-Corruption Compliance – Practical Guidance for Companies Doing Business in Brazil in an evolving national and international enforcement landscape”

Almeida Advogados is pleased to announce the launch of the Program "Almeida Advogados Global – Seminars with international law firms", in the context of which we will periodically organize presentations with foreign law firms to discuss relevant legal topics in the international context.

For the first event of this project, we would like to invite you to a Breakfast Seminar where the theme "Anti-Corruption Compliance – Practical Guidance for Companies Doing Business in Brazil in an evolving national and international enforcement landscape” will be discussed. 

We will have the pleasure of assisting to a presentation made by the attorneys Iris Bennett, Partner of the US Law Firm Smith Pachter McWhorter PLC, and her associate Paulo Gusmão, together with André de Almeida and Leonardo B. Leite, partners of Almeida Advogados. 

The presentation will be addressed on (02) different dates, in the São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro offices of Almeida Advogados, according to the information below:

   Almeida Advogados São Paulo

   Date: 23rd May 2017
   Time: 9 am to 11 am
   Location: Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 1461
   Torre Sul, 16th floor

   Almeida Advogados Rio de Janeiro

   Date: 25th May 2017 
   Time: 9 am to 11 am
   Location: Praia de Botafogo, 440
   20th floor 

About the speakers:

Iris Bennett

Ms. Bennett is a US attorney. She has represented numerous multinational and smaller companies and individual clients in FCPA and other White Collar matters, conducting internal investigations around the globe, representing clients before the DOJ, SEC, and other agencies, and providing advice on clients’ anti-corruption compliance programs and a wide gamut of FCPA compliance issues.  Iris has led several successful anticorruption compliance program reviews, and is currently leading a compliance monitorship for the World Bank, serving as an Independent Monitor for SNC-Lavalin Group, a global engineering and construction firm.  English/Spanish bilingual.  

Paulo Gusmão 

Mr. Gusmão is a member of the White Collar and Government Contracts groups of the firm Smith Pachter McWhorter PLC.  He previously served in the Inter-American Development Bank corporate legal affairs group, where he provided advice on corporate and institutional matters and represented the Bank in employment disputes.  Paulo also worked as a summer associate in the project finance group at a major Brazilian law firm in Rio de Janeiro, and interned at the U.S. Department of Labor International Labor Affairs Bureau.  He is a dual U.S./Brazilian citizen and is English/Portuguese/ Spanish trilingual.

André de Almeida 

Founding and Managing Partner of Almeida Advogados. Specialized in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and international trade, André has structured numerous corporate operations involving the formation of joint ventures and the purchase and sale of shares in Brazil and abroad. He has significant expertise in Project Finance and financial structuring of companies in Brazil and abroad. André filed the first Class Action against Petrobras in the USA. He served as President of the Inter-American Bar Association (2011-2013) and sits on the Board of Directors of Globalaw, one of the ten major worldwide legal networks – of which Almeida Advogados is the Brazilian member. 

Leonardo B. Leite 

Experienced Brazilian corporate and business attorney, who has been practicing strategic business law, contracts and corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, intellectual property, and complex transactions for the past 30 plus years, in Brazil and abroad. He serves on several Boards with Companies and Institutions, and he is also the president and member of several committees with the Brazilian Bar. In the past 10 years he has been working with several cases related to compliance, and is also a member of the Compliance Committee with the Brazilian Bar (OAB) and the São Paulo Institute of Attorneys (IASP


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Best regards,

Almeida Advogados