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Camila Pepe

Anti-Corruption Compliance, Corporate Investigations, White Collar, Fraud Prevention and Asset Recovery

  • Advised a publicly-held public company in coordinating and conducting an internal investigation to investigate potential irregularities that could have harmed one of the company's subsidiaries, in particular related to allegations of incorrect accounting treatment of assets, loss of revenue from customers and suppliers and overpricing of hiring.

  • Advised a public company in the energy sector in conducting compliance risk assessment , focusing on issues such as government relations, internal fraud, privacy, internal controls, sanctions/embargoes, among other aspects. Furthermore, we support the implementation of improvements to the compliance program based on benchmarks and authorities’ understanding of best practices.

  • Advised the coordination of internal investigations in a company in the retail sector to identify possible practices of accounting fraud.

  • Advised investment funds focused on private equity , infrastructure and real estate in conducting compliance due diligence on their commercial partners, including relevant recommendations for mitigating risks in the relationship.

  • Advised a Canadian investment fund in conducting compliance due diligence on companies in the sanitation sector, with an emphasis on investigating the impacts arising from Operation Lava Jato and its consequences.


Chambers and Partners recognizes Camila for her work in Compliance in both the Global and Brazil guides. A client says, "She has extensive knowledge of Brazilian and international legislation. She is very well-versed in anti-corruption laws."

Camila is recommended by The Legal 500 for her work in the Compliance area.

Additionally, she was recognized as one of the most admired lawyers in Brazil by Análise Advocacia Mulher.


  • Bachelor of Laws from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio).
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the University of California, Los Angeles.


Camila has extensive experience advising Brazilian and foreign clients from various business segments on anti-corruption compliance demands. She has led several high-complexity internal investigations, including cases involving reports to both Brazilian and American authorities.

Among the investigations conducted, noteworthy cases include public and private corruption, accounting fraud, and harassment.

Camila also has broad expertise in the implementation and review of compliance programs, conducting compliance risk assessments, assisting in obtaining compliance certifications, and conducting anti-corruption and anti-money laundering monitoring and training.

Additionally, she is a reference for her clients in conducting compliance due diligences in corporate and capital market operations, particularly in strategic cases with specific risks, such as transactions involving critical sectors—like infrastructure, pharmaceutical, and agribusiness—or those involving foreign jurisdictions subject to the FCPA, UK Bribery Act, or embargoes and sanctions.

Alongside the Environmental and Labor teams at Stocche Forbes, she is part of an experienced and capable group in clients' ESG initiatives, whether in policy development, risk analysis, training conduction, or evaluating compliance perspectives in the carbon market.

Effective member of the Anti-Corruption Commission of IBRADEMP.

Instructor at LEC in the course "Corporate Internal Investigations."

Guest speaker at various editions of the International Compliance Congress promoted by LEC.


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