Rafael Szmid

Rafael Szmid

Associate, Hogan Lovells LLP
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Rafael Szmid assists his clients in dealing with complex legal issues across the globe, specifically in the US and Latin America. His practice focus on antitrust filings and matters involving internal and government investigations related to transnational corruption, cartels and other types of unlawful conduct, such as money laundering and fraud. Rafael also helps his clients build, test and improve their compliance programs under the FCPA, UKBA, Brazil's Clean Company Act, and antitrust laws. He has over 12 years of experience doing this type of work.

Rafael has worked as an in-house compliance lawyer of a Fortune 100 company covering its operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and as an adviser to the Brazilian Competition Authority's Chair.

Rafael has invested 13 years studying law in the US, Europe and Brazil. He completed his PhD and a master's degree at the University of Sao Paulo, LLM at Stanford, and a visiting program at the University of Barcelona.

Regularly quoted in publications and featured at seminars and compliance courses, Rafael wrote the first book in Brazil on corporate monitors (in Portuguese, Monitores Corporativos Anticorruption in Brazil: A Guide for its Use in the Administrative and Judicial Process , Quartier Latin, 2021). His book by him is now used in compliance courses and by corporate monitors, prosecutors, practitioners and scholars.

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