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Rogério Fernando Taffarello

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Experience

Rogério has vast experience in matters relating to corporate crimes, having worked intensively in defense of individuals and companies - both local and foreign - in many of the main criminal investigations and proceedings in Brazil over the last 15 years. Within the São Paulo State Bar Association (OAB-SP), he is a member of the Attorney Privilege Council and Criminal Procedural Law Committee. A former researcher at the University of São Paulo Law School's Department of Criminal Law and Criminology, Rogério was also a visiting fellow at the University of Bologna (Italy), a director of the Brazilian Institute for Criminal Sciences (IBCCRIM) and a member of the Commission on Legislative Matters at the Institute in Defense of the Right to Defense (IDDD). Rogério is a professor at Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV-SP) where he teaches postgraduate courses on Economic Criminal Law and is a guest professor for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Criminal and Procedural Law in different Brazilian institutions. He works as an editorial advisor for the Revista Brasileira de Ciências Criminais (Brazilian Journal of Criminal Sciences) and the Revista de Estudos Criminais (Criminal Studies Journal) — Brazil's two main criminal law specialized publications — and has authored several other publications on criminal and procedural law, with a focus on economic crimes.

Rogério has been referred by The Legal 500 as "a world-class white-collar defense lawyer", and he has also been ranked among Brazil's leading white-collar lawyers for many years by institutions like Chambers and Partners, Who's Who Legal, Leaders League, Latin Lawyer and Análise Advocacia.

Education

Análise Advocacia 500 – Banking (2018); White Collar Crime (2017 - 2021); Chemical and Petrochemical (2019 - 2021); São Paulo (2020 - 2021)

Best Lawyers – Corporate Criminal Law (2019)

Chambers Brazil – Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime (2021)

Latin Lawyer 250 – Anti-corruption investigations and Compliance (2020 – 2021)

The Legal 500 – Leading Lawyers – White-Collar Crime and Investigations (2022)

Who's Who Legal Brazil – Business Crime Defense & Investigations (2018 - 2020)

Recognitions

Análise Advocacia 500 – Banking (2018); White Collar Crime (2017 - 2020); Chemical and Petrochemical (2019 - 2020); São Paulo (2020)

Best Lawyers – Corporate Criminal Law (2019)

Chambers Brazil – Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime (2021)

Latin Lawyer 250 – Anti-corruption investigations and Compliance (2020-2021)

Who's Who Legal Brazil – Business Crime Defense & Investigations (2018 - 2020)

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