Lupera fled Venezuela, where he was a national prosecutor, in 2017 and now lives in the United States, where he has been sharing with law enforcement evidence of illicit payments by Brazilian engineering giant Odebrecht SA and the Venezuelan state oil company known as PDVSA.
In a session entitled ‘Inside Venezuela: An Overview of Fraud & Corruption’, Lupera will speak about his experiences in the troubled South American country. He will be joined by Russ Dallen, Editor-in-Chief of the Latin American Herald Tribune and Managing Partner of Caracas Capital Markets investment bank, and Joana Rego, a partner with Raedas, which provides investigative support in high-stakes international disputes.
The OffshoreAlert Conference Latin America will take place at Palácio Tangará hotel in Sāo Paulo, Brazil, on September 16-17, 2019.
The keynote speaker is Brazil’s Minister for Justice and Public Security, Sérgio Moro. Other speakers include leading judges, prosecutors, fraud and asset recovery investigators, litigation funders, whistleblowers, and journalists, including those who worked on the ICIJ’s Panama and Paradise Papers data leaks.
Apart from unparalleled networking opportunities, attendees will learn how to investigate serious financial crimes, locate, freeze and seize assets, obtain outside funding to pursue their claims, and identify red flags in financial transactions.
Details of our agenda, speakers, and other information can be viewed at www.oacbrazil.com.