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Fernanda Bidlovsky practice focuses on the areas of Compliance and Anti-corruption. Ms. Bidlovsky has solid experience in conducting internal investigations, assistance in cases of violations of Brazilian and foreign anti-corruption legislation, conducting risk assessments and developing risk matrixes for review and implementation of compliance programs, reviewing of internal policies and codes of conduct and preparation and application of compliance trainings.
Fernanda was selected as one of the top 100 women in the world who work in the area of international investigations, according to research conducted by the Global Investigations Review (GIR).
Prior to joining Maeda, Ayres & Sarubbi, Ms. Bidlovsky was a senior associate at the compliance department of an international law firm. In addition, Fernanda worked with the compliance area of an American medical equipment multinational company in Rochester-NY.
Fernanda is a licensed lawyer in Brazil (2005) and in New York (USA – 2013).
• University of Buffalo, LL.M (New York, United States)
• Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, Law Degree (São Paulo, Brazil)
• Fernanda was part of the team that conducted an independent internal investigation at Petrobras to examine the nature, extent, and impact of the actions investigated in the context of the Car Wash Operation.
• Conducted internal investigations for a Brazilian multinational company in countries in South and Central America as a result of allegations of non-compliance with anti-corruption legislation. She has worked closely with US lawyers for reporting to US authorities.
• Led the conduction of risk assessment and development of risk matrix for the implementation of an anti-corruption compliance program of a Brazilian company in the renewable energy sector.
• Reviewed the code of conduct, anti-corruption policy, and internal procedures for conducting integrity due diligences on third parties for a non-profit private entity. The work also includes mapping risks of non-compliance with anti-corruption legislation and recommending mitigators for potential transactions and activities of the entity.