The challenge of the law office of Ana Luiza de Sá Advogados Associados is to identify risks and look for opportunities. To accomplish this goal we count on qualified attorneys, driven by dynamism, flexibility, commitment, transparency and, above all, ethics.

Marcelo Rhenius

  • Business Lawyer with more than 15 years of experience in meeting business demands, including cases arising from the “Operação Lava Jato” (Operation Car Wash).
  • Certified as CCEP-I by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics.
  • Specialized in Criminal Law and Compliance by the European Institute of Economic Criminal Law – University of Coimbra.
  • Guest Professor for the “Business Ethics” subject in the Compliance Course at IUPERJ/Cândido Mendes.
  • Director and Founding Member of “Instituto Compliance Rio”.
  • Graduated by the National Law Faculty (UFRJ – National University of Rio de Janeiro) and Post-Graduate in Business Management from COPPE / UFRJ.
  • Experience as Compliance Officer in multinational companies.
  • Experience in capital markets, corporate restructuring, industry and investment holdings.

Practice Areas

Economic Criminal Law

  • Tax Crimes
  • Crimes against the Economic Order
  • Crimes against Consumer Relations
  • Crimes against Capital Markets
  • Money laundry
  • Crimes against public administrations
  • Frauds
  • Crimes against the Financial System
  • Crimes against the Environment
  • Computer Crimes
  • Social Security Crimes
  • Crimes of the Law 8666/93 (Public Biddings)

Criminal and Corporate Compliance

  • Anti-Corruption Legislation
  • Money Laundering Prevention
  • Fraud and Corruption Prevention
  • Tax Crimes Prevention
  • Risk Assessment
  • Integrity Programs
  • Guidelines on Reporting Channels
  • Third Party Compliance
  • Employees training
  • Codes of Ethics and Conduct
  • Anti-Corruption policies
  • Due Diligences
  • Periodic monitoring
  • Background Check
  • Internal Investigations
  • Guidelines on compliance rules for bidding applications

Our Values

The practice of law brings with it some values we cannot waive and which define our way of dealing with everyday challenges:

 Respecting the confidentiality in the relationship with the client

 Avoiding conflicts of interest.

 Committing fully to each cause/project.

  Acting ethically and transparently


Ana Luiza de Sá

+55 (21) 9 9925-1755

Marcelo Rhenius

+55 (21) 9 9720-3427


Rio Branco Avenue, 277, room 807 – Centro

Rio de Janeiro – RJ / Brazil

Postal code: 20040-009

Phone: +55 (21) 2532-6995

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