Introduction Chapter I Civil and Criminal Legislation regarding Money Laundering and the Preservation of Cultural Heritage Chapter II Deterring Criminals from Engaging in Financial Crimes Chapter III Preventing and investigating crimes using Art Chapter IV Cases in Jurisprudence and in the Press. Chapter V Payments through Illegal or Disguised Means, and Misuse of NGOs, Trusts, Associations or Foundations Chapter VI International Legal Cooperation and Repatriation Chapter VII VII.1. Answers to Initial Questions Chapter VIII Proposals to Improve the War against Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Conclusion
Fausto Martin de Sanctis holds a Doctorate in Criminal Law from the University of São Paulo’s School of Law (USP) and an advanced degree in Civil Procedure from the Federal University of Brasilia (UnB) in Brazil. He was a Public Defender in São Paulo, from 1989-1990, and a State Court Judge, also in São Paulo, from 1990 and 1991. He is currently a federal appellate judge in Sao Paulo’s Tribunal Regional Federal – with jurisdiction over Sao Paulo and the Mato Grosso do Sul states. From April 2 to September 28 he was a fellow at Federal Judicial Center in Washington DC, USA. Judge De Sanctis was selected to handle a specialized federal court created in Brazil to exclusively hear complex cases involving finance and money laundering. He is a world known expert on this topic and he has been invited to participate in programs and conferences both in Brazil as well as internationally. Judge De Sanctis has published extensively about money laundering and related crimes, primarily with Brazilian publishers thusfar.