Partner in the Compliance area of Demarest, Eloy Rizzo has a LLM degree in Competition Law and International Arbitration from King´s College London (England) and a postgraduate degree in Civil Procedural Law from PUC-SP. Mr. Rizzo has a significant experience in internal investigations of high complexity, with focus on possible violations of anti-corruption laws in multi-jurisdictional cases. In addition, Rizzo is a leader in management and employee training. He deals with administrative proceedings and lawsuits arising from possible violations of the anti-corruption legislations and negotiates leniency agreements with competent authorities. He is a professor of LEC – Legal, Ethics and Compliance, at the Postgraduate course in Compliance offered by PUC-SP Law School. He teaches the Compliance Anti-corruption program, at FIA – Fundação Instituto Administração Business School. Mr. Rizzo is also recognized by the main legal publications, such as Chambers Latin America, Who’s Who Legal and Leaders League.
Eloy Rizzo Neto
— Mr. Rizzo conducted an independent internal investigation on EcoRodovias Concessões e Serviços S.A. to check for possible irregularities in concession agreements executed by such company in the State of Paraná, the Brazilian Department of Roads of Paraná.
— Mr. Rizzo conducted an independent internal investigation to check for possible irregularities practiced by a certain company, holder of a concession agreement with Companhia Docas do Estado de São Paulo – CODESP (Port of Santos)
— Mr. Rizzo conducted an independent internal investigation related to a multinational company from North America in the medical equipment industry, which would have offered undue advantages and committed fraud in biddings, in exchange of agreements with the Government
— Mr. Rizzo conducted an independent internal investigation related to a multinational company in the chartering of vessels industry and owner of agreements with Petrobras. His work resulted in a “Declination Letter” issued by the North American Department of Justice (“DoJ”) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”)
— Mr. Rizzo conducted an independent internal investigation related to a multinational company in the chartering of vessels industry and owner of agreements with Petrobras Transporte S.A. – Transpetro, which would have offered undue advantages in exchange of such agreements
— LL.M degree in Civil Procedural Law at King´s College London, England (2009)— Postgraduate degree in Civil Procedural Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2008)
— LL.B. degree in Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP), São Paulo SP, Brazil (2005)
— Coauthor of chapter “The E-Discovery and Information Governance Law Review”, The Law Reviews, July 2019.
— Author of article “Uma Segunda Chance para a Odebrecht?” published by O Estado de S. Paulo, on June 24, 2019.
— Coauthor of chapter “Bribery & Corruption (2nd edition)”, The In-House Lawyer, June 2019.
— Author of article “Seven Tips for Conducting Integrity Due Diligence on Third Parties in Brazil”, The Anti-Corruption Report, March 6, 2019.
— Coauthor of chapter “Brazil’s Anti-corruption Legislation” from book International Corruption, 2nd edition, Sweet & Maxwell, 2018.
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