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6th Annual Asset Recovery International
5 - 7 February 2025
The ConradDublin



Duarte Forssell Advogados (DFA) is a law firm specialized in complex litigation, international recovery of assets, and transnational insolvency. Its professionals have over 20 years’ experience in complex multi-jurisdiction claims and transactions.

DFA advises financial institutions, trustees, foreign liquidators and Brazilian and foreign business groups in legal matters involving commercial, banking, bankruptcy, tax, real estate, succession, corporate and contractual law.

DFA is the only law firm based in São Paulo that integrates FraudNet, an international network of lawyers created by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

FraudNet seeks to select highly qualified lawyers in the area of recovery of assets in each country, and has consecutively appeared among the top companies in the ranking of the English publication Chambers in the category of recovery of assets. All over the world, FraudNet has represented government authorities, creditors, liquidators and trustees in the most sophisticated cases of global frauds and has recovered billions of dollars for the victims.

DFA's work includes: investigating transnational fraud and asset misappropriation to defraud creditors, successors or government authorities; deconstructing offshore structures used to conceal the beneficial owners of assets in Brazil and abroad; advising judicial administrators in insolvency proceedings in Brazil for the purpose of identifying and recovering assets misappropriated as a result of fraud; acting in succession proceedings on behalf of heirs, administrators or spouses for the purpose of recovering assets; acting on behalf of foreign liquidators in proceedings to freeze and recover assets located in Brazil; and coordinating legal measures in multiple jurisdictions and defining the global strategy for identifying and recovering assets.

Today, DFA operates effectively in more than 50 countries around the world.