Portolano Cavallo‘s compliance practice [...] covers both advisory and investigations work, advising clients on corporate, antitrust, labour, privacy, product and trade compliance issues."

Our professionals understand the importance of appropriately managing criminal internal investigations as well as investigations triggered by antitrust, securities, trade compliance, or other compliance violations.

Portolano Cavallo is one of the few law firms in Italy to offer to clients an experienced investigations-focused group. The team leverages the leadership of attorneys focusing on investigations and white collar crime collaborating together attorneys with extensive experience in data protection, compliance, employment, and corporate governance matters.

The investigations team has specific experience in cross-border internal investigations, for example in the context of FCPA, OFAC, UK Bribery Act, etc.

Our work includes all stages of an internal investigation:

  • identifying the best investigation strategy, including structuring the investigation team and communication channels;
  • addressing and managing compliance with regulations on the processing of personal data and the transfer of data abroad;
  • setting up and managing the document review, coordinating e-discovery and forensic experts domestically and internationally;
  • conducting interviews with employees and third parties;
  • appropriate collection of evidence;
  • drafting investigation reports, identifying corrective and remedial measures;
  • defence in criminal or other proceedings related to the subject matter of the investigation.

Ilaria Curti of Portolano Cavallo is a skilled lawyer who advises clients from the media, technology and fashion sectors on tax crime issues, fraud and bribery, as well as compliance."


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