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.

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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