Mr Alberto Monteiro > Veirano Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Veirano Advogados
AV BRIGADEIRO FARIA LIMA ,3477
16º ANDAR – SÃO PAULO
SP 04538-133
Brazil

Work Department

Antitrust & Competition ; Compliance & Investigations

Position

Partner

Career

Alberto Monteiro is an partner with the Compliance & Investigations and Antitrust teams of Veirano Advogados.

In matters of compliance & investigations, Alberto’s experience involves representation of companies and executives in investigations of potential violations of national and foreign anticorruption laws, internal investigations in companies, and elaboration and review of internal compliance policies.

His experience in antitrust matters involves complex merger notifications and investigations of anti-competitive practices, including international cartels. Alberto also provides legal advice on other issues related to competition law, including risk analysis of contracts and commercial practices, and development of best practices programs.

After completing his LL.M at Columbia University, Alberto worked as a consultant for international antitrust at the US Federal Trade Commission – FTC. After that, Alberto spent 2 years, between 2015 and 2017, as a foreign associate at the American law firm Covington & Burling, in Washington-DC, working with the anticorruption team of the firm.

Alberto is experienced in civil and administrative litigation, involving not only competition and compliance matters, but also matters related to commercial and civil liability in general. His litigation background offers valuable contribution for his work in cases before the Brazilian antitrust and anticorruption authorities.

Languages

English and Portuguese

Memberships

Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) – Rio de Janeiro

Education

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), Columbia Law School, USA, 2015 – Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • LL.B, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), 2008

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Competition and antitrust

Veirano Advogados‘ competition department is highlighted for its ‘ability to provide pragmatic and robust guidance based on in-depth knowledge of relevant legal practice in Brazil‘. The group has broad experience in both merger control and antitrust investigations before CADE, with 2021 and 2022 seeing the firm handling a large number of merger review proceedings. In this space, it is also equipped to assist companies as third parties in challenges to merger transactions. Leonardo Maniglia Duarte, who has over 18 years of experience, leads the team from Brasília; Alberto Monteiro, who was promoted to partner in January 2022, is a name to note in São Paulo.

Brazil > Compliance

A ‘sophisticated team with an international profile‘, Veirano Advogados is highlighted for its ‘ability to address sensitive matters appropriately‘. The compliance team works in close collaboration with the firm’s white-collar criminal defence and antitrust departments, and is regularly sought out by large Brazilian and multinational companies operating in the banking, technology, energy and chemicals sectors. The group has seen an uptick in work relating to digital fraud, and has also been actively representing clients in internal investigations concerning tax fraud, corruption and money laundering. The highly regarded Rafael Gimenes has over 20 years of experience in the market, including in compliance consultancy and investigations; he leads the team, which includes criminal law specialist Marta Saad, corporate law, governance and integrity partner Pedro Freitas, Alberto Monteiro, who works on antitrust and anti-corruption mandates, and senior associates Lívia Gândara and Vitor Jorge.