Ms. Furquim’s practice focuses on investigations, anti-corruption and compliance. Between 2018 and 2019, Ms. Furquim was part of the Investigations and White-Collar Defense and Anti-Corruption and FCPA practice groups at the Washington D.C. office of an international law firm. Her practice includes assisting domestic and foreign multinational companies involved in complex investigations in multiple jurisdictions relating to the Brazilian anti-corruption law and other foreign statutes, in particular the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), assisting and representing companies undergoing anti-corruption compliance monitorships required as part of their FCPA resolutions with U.S. and Brazilian authorities, conducting third party and anti-corruption due diligence in the context of M&A operations, transaction testing, risk assessments, review and implementation of compliance programs, including drafting and reviewing policies and codes of conduct.
Ms. Furquim brings a unique and multidisciplinary perspective to her practice that stems from her diverse professional background working at law firms in Brazil and abroad, multinational risk consultancy firm and a U.S. federal agency.
Ms. Furquim earned her LL.B. from FGV São Paulo Law School in 2013, her postgraduate degree in Fraud Risk Management and Compliance from FIA Business School in 2016 and her LL.M degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 2018. Ms. Furquim is a licensed lawyer in Brazil (2014) and in New York (USA – 2019).