Antenor Madruga


Antenor Madruga is the founding partner at FeldensMadruga, in Brasilia. A doctorate-level practitioner with a PhD from the University of São Paulo (USP), Madruga has been a member of the Brazilian Bar since 1991. He practices in the areas of Litigation, corporate Ethics and Business Crimes, specializing in multijurisdictional cases. Has worked extensively on plea-bargain and leniency agreements unfolding from “Operation Car Wash." Prior to joining private practice, Madruga was a federal attorney (1996 to 2007), holding various positions for the federal government. These included National Secretary of Justice, Director of Assets Recovery and International Cooperation of the Ministry of Justice, Adjunct Attorney-General, member of the Board of the Brazilian Financial Unit (COAF) and coordinator of the National Strategy for Combating Corruption and Money Laundering (ENCCLA). During this time, he led the Brazilian team in negotiations of mutual legal assistance treaties with the United States and Switzerland, among others.

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Impact of illegal wildlife trade on business

The first in a series in a series of joint publications with the Basel Institute on Governance looks at the impact of illegal wildlife trade on business. See the perspective of Academy Fellow Antenor Madruga on this topic.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Analysis on Legality of Exchange of Financial Intelligence

Antenor Madruga co-published an analysis on the legality of the exchange of financial intelligence by Financial Intelligence Units, Egmont Group members and the efficacy of such data in money laundering crimes.


Blogs of Interest

The Academy
Blogs, short articles and series by Fellows of the International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators.

Compliance and Enforcement
A blog sponsored by NYU Law's Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, edited by Jennifer Arlen.

The official blog of the "International Enforcement Law Reporter," edited by Bruce Zagaris.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

The Necessary Balance Between Public Interest and Private Protection

Antenor Madruga writes on the need to strike a balance between public interest and private protection in compliance programs.