Founded in 1992, Tauil & Chequer Advogados (T&C) has grown rapidly and today has more than 100 lawyers in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Vitória. In December 2009, Tauil & Chequer entered into a combination agreement with Mayer Brown and became “Tauil & Chequer in association with Mayer Brown”. The firms cooperate to provide clients with a exclusive combination of local strength and global reach.
T&C is a full service law firm with a team of partners and associates that are highly specialized in several areas of business law in Brazil, representing national and international clients, financial institutions and government entities in a wide range of matters, from simple everyday transactions to extremely complex and sophisticated deals, with a unique level of excellence in the legal market.
Deming pllc represents companies, organizations, and individuals in a range of international legal matters, including complying with various foreign and domestic legal regimes associated with the conduct of international business and, in particular, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the UK Bribery Act, and Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA). Deming pllc has built a reputation for excellence in handling matters related to the FCPA, implementing and auditing corporate compliance programs, ensuring the adequacy of internal controls, conducting internal investigations and due diligence, providing advice relative to making disclosures to government officials, and representing clients in U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and other investigations. Deming pllc regularly provides its specialized expertise to support major foreign and domestic law firms, accounting and consulting firms, and counsel for companies, organizations, and audit committees.
Salim Saud Neto is the head of the anti-corruption compliance practice in Brazil for Tauil & Chequer Advogados associated with Mayer Brown. With over 15 years of experience, having worked in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, New York, and Houston, Salim has advised clients in several anticorruption and compliance matters, such as the development of compliance programs, training, and conducting internal investigations. Mr. Saud is admitted in Brazil and New York, has an LLB from Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ) and an LL.M. from Columbia University in the City of New York (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar).
Over many years, Stuart H. Deming has represented foreign and domestic clients in a range of business and investigatory matters focusing on the FCPA and related anti-bribery regimes now being enforced in much of the world. Both an attorney and CPA, prior to entering private practice, he served with the SEC and in various capacities with the U.S. Department of Justice, including as one of the special prosecutors in a highly sensitive investigation of the U.S. Congress. Mr. Deming is the author of Oxford University Press’ recently published Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions; the co-author with a leading English barrister of The FCPA and UK Bribery Act: A Ready Reference for Business; and the author of a major best-selling book published by the ABA: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the New International Norms.