de Carvalho

Senior Associate Lawyer|Lisbon

Tiago Ponces de Carvalho is a Senior Associate and has been at Abreu Advogados since 2016 working primarily in the areas of Economic Penal Law, Sanctions and Regulatory Law and Compliance.
He has extensive experience in infraction proceedings filed by the Bank of Portugal and the Securities Exchange Commission against  political office holders, chief information officers and crime programmes in the media, companies and their legal representatives, and managers, in proceedings that determine criminal liability of corporations, specifically crimes of corruption and money laundering.

 In the area of Compliance, he works on the structuring, implementation and evaluation of Compliance Programmes; on due diligence regarding internal control regulations in the context of M&As, and on prevention of penal risks (particularly, anticorruption and money laundering plans); in the absence of internal investigations; advising on risk management and developing internal training programmes for management and Directors, Compliance Officers and other employees. He is also active in the context of crises management.


Advising a multinational company in the media sector on implementing a Compliance Programme (anti-bribery and corruption, penal risks) and training of some company officials.

Advising a Portuguese bank, a Portuguese real estate company and a multinational company in the online gaming sector within the scope of Money laundering prevention.

Advising a multinational company in the private security sector on issues related to Compliance and Regulation.

Advising a multinational company in the aviation sector on a plea bargain entered into in a multi-location penal case related to corruption.

Defending a Portuguese company in the area of maintenance, repair and evaluation of aircraft under the scope of penal proceeding for customs infractions.

Defending a Portuguese company in the chemical fertilizer market on a penal proceeding for construction regulations infractions.

Defending the president of a municipality in a criminal proceeding for negligent homicide carried out as a locally elected official.

Defending s president of a municipality in a criminal proceeding for embezzlement and favouritism taking place during this his role as an elected official.

Defending the Director of the Bank of Portugal in criminal proceeding related to market manipulation.

Defending a national media company and the Director of Information and Director of Programming in in a penal proceeding related to a crime committed through the media.



Lisbon University Faculty of Law

Degree in law from the Lisbon University Faculty of Law (1998)


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