Corporate Criminal Law

Legal persons and companies can be targets for corporate fraud or criminal prosecution arising from tax, contractual, social security, financial, competition, IT or environmental issues, to say nothing of compliance issues for avoiding criminal liability. This has created demand for Corporate Criminal Law services. Aiming to serve these needs, the Urbano Vitalino Law Practice (Urbano Vitalino Advogados) has a team replete with technical knowledge of and experience in complex consultative and contentious cases. Urbano Vitalino Law Practice's Corporate Criminal Law department offers a wide range of services, including follow-up for search and seizure proceedings; undertaking private criminal prosecutions; prosecution assistance; defense services, in the police phase and before all courts; due diligence in criminal matters, and compliance planning. It also prepares requests for setting up police inquiries, internal corporate investigations, preventive and defensive legal opinions, and staff training on how employees should behave before the police. The firm takes into account the peculiarities of each market sector in which our clients operate, thus providing highly customized legal advice that covers all types of corporate crimes set forth in the Brazilian Penal Code and supplementary legislation.