Projetos de impacto social


Does the controlling shareholder who fail to prevent the commission of crimes by members (directors, officers and employees) of controlled companies have a risk of criminal liability under Brazilian law?

This is the question that Joana Siqueira addresses in her book “Limites da Responsabilidade Penal por Omissão Imprópria de Acionistas Controladores” , just published by Marcial Pons (

We are also very happy to announce that Joana, senior associate since 2017, has just became a partner at our firm Madruga BTW .

Joana is an outstanding lawyer who, prior to join our firm, had a long experience as in-house counsel. A rare combination of a lawyer with solid in-house, law firm and academic backgrounds.