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Luiz Santiago Filho

Luiz Santiago Filho

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Overview

Luiz Santiago is an associate in the Anti-Corruption & Compliance practice of Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown in the Rio de Janeiro office.

He joined the firm in 2016 from one of the most traditional and prestigious criminal litigation boutiques in Brazil, where he represented clients in bid rigging, tax evasion, environmental crimes, as well as money laundering investigations and prosecutions. He has also represented clients in criminal proceedings in the Superior Courts and in large-scale police investigations.

Luiz has experience in enforcement actions, having also assisted domestic and foreign clients in internal investigations, negotiations with public authorities, background checks, due diligence proceedings, developing, implementing and evaluating compliance programs and general queries regarding both Brazilian and foreign Anti-Bribery legislation, notably the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the UK Bribery Act.

He also advises companies in regards to the Brazilian Data Privacy regime, its cyber security and privacy requirements, data breaches, international data transfers and litigation.

Luiz represented individual clients in “Operation Car Wash”, and has also provided legal assistance to Banco Bradesco, BRF, Dow Chemical Company, Intercontinental Hotels Group, Mizuho, Noble Drilling, Banco Safra, Saipem, Veolia, Total, Whatsapp, Mitsubishi Electric, Raízen Energia, Mitsui & Co., Ltd, Brookfield, OneSubsea (Schlumberger), and other domestic and foreign clients.

While still an undergraduate student, Luiz attended Harvard Law School for a semester focusing his studies on criminal litigation, white-collar crimes and compliance, antitrust Law and transnational enforcement.

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