Demarest was the first Brazilian law firm to create an area specialized in Corporate Criminal Law and companies' corruption prevention, late in 1995. Our daily practice has been steadily increasing over the years, with our lawyers defending corporations and their agents, or fighting corporate frauds.
In the fight against corruption, Demarest also took the lead in participating in the preparation of corruption prevention programs and due diligence procedures under international anti-corruption rules, especially the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and in the implementation of compliance rules under Brazil's Anti-Corruption Law.
The activities of our Corporate Crime area include:
The results achieved show the excellence of the professionals in the team. The have already worked on several highly complex cases and achieved the results intended by our clients. That performance led the area to be ranked in Chambers Latin America.