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Webinar #2 | Inequality, poverty and corruption: What we can learn from Brazil’s efforts to tackle a global problem

 Monday, 24 August

 17:30 – 18:30 CET

The webinar will be presented in the form of a Q&A session on the following points:

  • The experiences of prosecutors, corporates and lawyers involved in corruption investigations, both from an enforcement and defence perspective;
  • The link between diversity of wealth, inequality and corruption, and what can be done to address this imbalance;
  • The future of anti-corruption enforcement, Brazil style, and whether this can be utilised by other nations or on a global scale;
  • Practical skills for corporates and their lawyers, who are subject to domestic and cross border corruption investigations, and a discussion regarding diverse approaches to such investigations in different jurisdictions; and
  • Strategic considerations in collateral civil litigation following criminal corruption investigations.
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AIJA Commission: 

  • Commercial Fraud

Please register to the congress to attend this session.

Speakers

Duncan Grieve

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, UK

Moderator

Duncan Grieve is an associate in Cadwalader’s White Collar Defense and Investigations Group, resident in the London office. Duncan advises a range of organisations, including multinationals. He has experience in dealing with international investigations involving issues in foreign jurisdictions, including Brazil, Russia, China, India, Romania, the Czech Republic, Mozambique, Canada and Japan. He also conducts pre-acquisition anti-corruption due diligence in relation to investments into foreign jurisdictions and advises clients on compliance with trade sanctions and economic embargoes. Duncan also represents individuals subject to internal, regulatory and criminal investigation. His previous work includes advising clients throughout the global investigations into the integrity of financial benchmarks. Duncan speaks fluent Portuguese and spent two years in Brazil working with a Brazilian law firm where he advised corporate and individual clients in investigations. Duncan was recognised as a rising star – and is one of only four lawyers listed as “most highly regarded” – in European investigations by Who’s Who Legal – Future Leaders 2020.

Maria Cecilia Andrade

Member of the Advisory Board of FGV-Ethics, Brazil

Maria Cecilia Andrade is a lawyer, specialised in Economic Law and Compliance. Ms. Andrade graduated from the Catholic University School of Law at Salvador, Bahia, Brazil and received a Master Degree in Enterprise Law from Coimbra Law School, Portugal. She also holds a Specialisation Degree in Economic Law from the Fundaçao Getulio Vargas Business School at Sao Paulo, Brazil.  She practiced law for 15 years at well known firms in Brazil focused on antitrust law, international commercial law and compliance advising both Brazilian and multinational companies. In February 2016 she joined Odebrecht Transport as Chief Compliance Officer to assist the company and its invested companies implement a Compliance Program, and more recently she worked for Odebrecht Engenharia & Construçao to assist the company in antitrust, compliance and international governmental affairs matters. Ms. Andrade is recognised as an leading antitrust practitioner by Global Competition Review, Who’s Who Legal, Chambers and Partners,  Latin Lawyer and other international publications. In 2018 she received an award from the publication Women@Competition 2018 (Notable Women Competition Professionals in Europe, the Americas and Africa) and was  shortlisted as one of the best in-house counsels for antitrust matters by Global Competition Review in 2018 and 2019.

 

Stéphane de Navacelle

Navacelle, France

Stéphane de Navacelle, a lawyer in New York (2005) and Paris
(2008), practices corporate litigation, predominantly in criminal
law, internal investigations and compliance. He has worked in the
field of white collar crime/corporate crime in New York, London
and Paris (at Engel & McCarney and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP).
In 2010, Stéphane de Navacelle created NAVACELLE – a white
collar crime, regulatory defense and complex litigation firm.
With over 15 years’ experience in investigations in France and
abroad, led in part in connection with French, Foreign or
international organisations, Stéphane de Navacelle has developed
an experience and methods to address complex matters involving
composite organisations.

Eduardo El Hage

Lava Jato Task Force, Brazil

Eduardo is also the Coordinator of the Lava Jato task force in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Cristina Vicens Beard

SEQUOR LAW, UNITED STATES

Cristina Vicens focuses her practice on asset recovery and financial fraud. She represents individuals, governments and other entities in domestic and international judgment collection matters, cross-border insolvency proceedings, actions to collect evidence for use in foreign proceedings and other commercial disputes.  Cristina also regularly works with forensic accounting firms and attorneys in multiple jurisdictions to recover and return assets or value to the victims of fraud or corruption. Prior to joining Sequor Law, Cristina worked at a Miami commercial litigation law firm. Cristina is a native Spanish speaker and also speaks Portuguese, bringing an exceptional set of skills to serve Sequor Law’s international client base.