Fernando has over a decade of experience advising clients in matters relating to fraud, anti-corruption, anti-money laundering (“AML”), and quantum of damages in litigation and arbitration. His prior engagements have covered various topics such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) and other domestic US anti-corruption laws, financial statement fraud, US Bankruptcy Court proceedings, international arbitration under ICC and ICSID, a court-appointed AML monitorship under US and NY state regulations, and embezzlement by financial fiduciaries. Fluent in English and Brazilian Portuguese and proficient in Spanish, Fernando has applied his skills to international engagements in locations such as Brazil, Chile, Switzerland, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Lebanon.
Fernando holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in accounting from Bentley University. He is Certified in Financial Forensics and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in NY state, Certified Fraud Examiner, and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (“CAMS”).