Criminal Law


In the sub-areas of Criminal and Administrative Violation Law we serve importers, exporters, customs brokers (often treated as public servants for criminal purposes), transporters, depositaries, traders and customs officers, representing them in inquiries, investigations, administrative procedures, administrative disciplinary proceedings and criminal actions involving:

  • International smuggling and embezzlement
  • Crimes against the tax order
  • Crimes against the economic order
  • Crimes against intellectual property
  • Crimes against consumer relations
  • Crimes against the environment
  • Crimes against the national financial system
  • Crimes of material and ideological falsehood
  • Crimes committed by customs officers (peculato, concussão, corrupção, prevaricação, condescendência criminosa, advocacia administrativa, violação de sigilo funcional)
  • Administrative violations:
  • Fraudulent intrusion of third party
  • Underpricing
  • Material and ideological falsehood
  • Importation of prohibited goods
  • Counterfeiting
  • Procedural irregularities
  • Documents irregularities
  • Irregularities of records and certifications
  • Unfaithful depositary