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We partner with full service law firms and auditing, consulting and investigation companies in conducting and supporting investigations in two focused areas: internal, or corporate investigations, and defensive investigations.

We advise clients on matters that require corporate investigations, helping the client to best navigate through sensitive matters that involve exposures, avoidable risks, asserting responsibilities, and overall minimize the risks of the business. We help companies dealing with:

  • Accidents

  • Employee Misconduct

  • Sexual Harassment and Discrimination

  • Kickbacks

  • Compliance

  • Frauds

  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Through internal investigations, we provide companies with an useful substract to better decision-making and favorable negotiating terms with government authorities, reducing or avoiding penalties.

André Dias de Azevedo - Bio


André combines more than 10 years of criminal law in highly complex cases with the international experience in corporate investigations in one of the 3 largest law firms in New York.

Partner. Lawyer (Brazilian Bar OAB/SP 302.411).

Yale '20 MBA. USP '09.

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We also offer structured defensive investigation, focused on the defense needs during the investigatory stage. Relying on our in-house methodology, we combine the experience of our investigations team in complex criminal cases, with excellent multidisciplinary field support, offering the client a comprehensive service in the collection and processing of evidence.

Our firm was a pioneer in conducting a formal defensive investigation in the country. We conducted the first investigative proceeding registered at the Brazilian Bar Association, years before the regulating provisions of Provimento 188/18.



Celio Egidio da Silva

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Consultant. Lawyer (OAB / SP 363.165).

Lieutenant Colonel of the Military Police Reserve. Doctor and Master in Law from PUC / SP. Doctor and Master in Police Sciences of Security and Public Order by the Center for High Security Studies of the Military Police of the State of São Paulo. Professor for 27 years, he is coordinator of graduate courses in Law. He was professor and coordinator of the Law course at Universidade São Francisco. He was a professor in the undergraduate, master's and doctorate courses in Police Sciences of Security and Public Order at the Barro Branco Military Police Academy, 15 years old. He served in operational, support and management units in the Military Police. Author of "Introduction to Police Sciences" , first work in Brazil on the subject, having been honored at the São Paulo City Council. He is a member of the Law, Innovation and Technology Commission of the OAB / SP School of Law. Speaker and author of books and legal articles. He is a journalist, columnist for the Gazeta newspaper in São Paulo and a commentator on Rádio Trianon.


Luis Bailoni

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Consultant. Senior Corporate Security Management Professional with over 25 years of experience. Graduated in Strategic Management and Security, post graduated in Administration and Business from FGV / SP ('10). Manager of Security by ICTS (Israel, '99), Strategy and Intelligence by IMI Academy in (Israel, '14). Worked in the Federal and State Government in the area of Information and Intelligence. He brings the experience of Director, Superintendent, Corporate Manager of multinationals such as IBM, Nestlé Foods, Santander, Camargo Corrêa, among others. In the public sector, he was appointed coordinator of the GGI (Office of Integrated Management in Public Security) of the National Secretariat of Public Security - SENASP, as well as Bank Robbery Group at the Ministry of Justice in Brasília ('13); responsible for the crisis management strategy for the Jirau Hydroelectric Plant / RO, responsible for the Disaster Recovery Plan and Business Continuity Process. Investigated fraud, embezzlement and external threats in one of the largest financial institutions in the world. Member of important international intelligence and security organizations, such as Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), TAPA Online and ASIS International.

Fluent in English and Spanish.

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