Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Compliance Department

Italy
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What the team is known for Solid group advising on corporate crime and criminal liability as well as on the structuring and implementation of compliance programmes, such as antitrust and Law 231. Represents clients from a range of industries, including those with activity in the financial services and TMT sectors. Distinct recent focus on GDPR-related matters.

Strengths Clients are quick to emphasise the team members' "great experience" in compliance issues.

Interviewees also underline the group's "clear focus and timeliness in answering questions."

Work highlights Assisted Avio with re-drafting its internal compliance programme following its listing on the Borsa Italiana.

Notable practitioners

Practice head Alessandro De Nicola impresses interviewees with his in-depth expertise in compliance issues and his "very clear way" of explaining complex opinions. He advises on the creation and implementation of compliance programmes and is notably active in matters relating to the GDPR or Law 231.

Jean-Paule Castagno acts on mandates from multinationals, notably those involving regulatory enforcement proceedings and internal investigations. Her areas of expertise include Law 231.