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Joana Siqueira

Partner

Partner of Madruga BTW, works in the areas of law Corporate Criminal Law, Sanctioning Administrative Law and Corporate Ethics and Compliance. For ten years she was an in-house lawyer for a private economic group, responsible for legal management and coordination of defense strategies in strategic judicial and administrative proceedings.

Member of the Study and Research Group on Sanctioning Law against Legal Entities at the Fundação Getúlio Vargas Law School (FGV-SP).

Master in Economic Criminal Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo (FGV-SP) and Postgraduate in State and Regulatory Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro (FGV-RJ).

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Languages: English e Portuguese.

Claudia Chagas

Partner

Partner at Madruga BTW in Brasília, she joined the Firm after more than 24 years of career as a Public Prosecutor (MPDFT).

She was National Secretary of Justice and Counselor to the National Council of the Public Ministry (CNMP) for two terms.

She leads the firm’s Data Protection area and works in the areas of Criminal and Administrative Law, especially in matters related to Anti-Corruption and Administrative Improbity Laws, Sanction Law, bids and contracts.

Masters in law, State and Constitution from the University of Brasília (UnB) and Specialist in Criminal Justice Systems from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC). She is a member of the Instituto dos Advogados do Distrito Federal (IADF).

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Languages: English e Portuguese.

Carlos Wehrs

Partner

Partner at Madruga BTW in Rio de Janeiro, he leads the Corporate Criminal area, focusing on the criminal defense of individuals and representing companies that are victims of crimes.

Guest professor of Criminal Law and Economic Criminal Law at the postgraduate and graduate levels at FGV.

Master’s in law from Universität Augsburg, Germany, Specialist in Criminal Sciences and Public Security from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), Specialist in Economic Criminal Law from the University of Coimbra/Brazilian Institute of Criminal Sciences (IBCCRIM).

Lawyer registered at the Portugal BAR.

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Languages: German, English e Portuguese.

Mariana Tumbiolo

Partner

Partner at Madruga BTW in São Paulo, in the area of Corporate Crimes, focusing on white collar crimes and money laundering.

Member of the Study and Research Group on Economic Criminal Law of the Fundação Getúlio Vargas Law School (FGVSP) and of the International Legal Cooperation Commission of the Brazilian Institute of Criminal Sciences (IBCCRIM).

Master in Criminal Law from the University of São Paulo Law School (USP) and LL.M from Northwestern Law School, Chicago, USA.

Lawyer registered at the California BAR.

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Languages: Spanish, English, Italian e Portuguese.

Ana Maria Belotto

Partner

Leader of the office’s Corporate Ethics and Compliance area.

Lawyer registered with the New York Bar and Solicitor registered with the Law Society of England and Wales.

She has participated in the negotiation of several multi-jurisdictional leniency agreements such as the recent Rolls-Royce and Amec Foster-Wheeler (Wood) agreements.

She performed risk assessment, structuring compliance programs and adapting foreign programs for companies operating in various sectors such as technology, telephony, energy, Oil & Gas, Mining, banking and finance, among others.

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Languages: Spanish, English e Portuguese.

Antenor Madruga

Partner

Between 1996 and 2007, he was a Federal Lawyer, having held several positions, such as National Secretary of Justice, Director of the Department of Asset Recovery and International Cooperation (DRCI) of the Ministry of Justice, Deputy Attorney General of the Union, member of the Council of Financial Activities Control (COAF) and Coordinator of the National Strategy to Combat Corruption and Money Laundering (ENCCLA).

In 2008, he entered the private sector working in the areas of Corporate Criminal, Administrative and International Law and Corporate Ethics.

Doctor in International Law from the University of São Paulo (USP) and independent counselor of the Banking Self-regulation Council of the Brazilian Federation of Banks (FEBRABAN).

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Languages: Spanish, French, English, Italian e Portuguese.