Sofia Ribeiro Branco (partner) writes an article for “Advogar”, about the Law no. 83/2017, of August 18, which establishes preventive and repressive measures to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism.

An increasing majority of jurisprudence understands that these suspension measures are means of proof and not measures of asset guarantee, so that the limits established for them would not have to be considered in their application. Meaning, there would not have to be any consideration, for example, of the proportionality or the need to apply the measures in question.

Read the article here.