Giovanni Paolo Falcetta
Giovanni Paolo Falcetta is a partner in TozziniFreire’s compliance and investigation, cybersecurity and data privacy, life sciences and healthcare and crisis management practice groups. Giovanni advises boards of directors, companies and independent committees on prevention, detection, response and remediation of highly complex matters related to compliance, anti-corruption and corporate crisis. He coordinates internal investigations related to fraud, corruption and violation of internal policies, in constant interaction with various jurisdictions, for domestic and foreign clients. Additionally, he assists clients with complex issues involving simultaneous multiparty interaction with regulators, third parties, disputes and market. He constantly represents clients in the interaction with domestic and foreign government authorities, especially in cooperation and leniency agreements contexts.
Giovanni also performs compliance focused risk analysis and M&A due diligence, implementing and reviewing compliance programmes and structuring training plans for specific audiences. He graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo and has a master’s degree in European private law from the Sapienza University of Rome. Giovanni co-headed the creation of the Latin American Compliance and Investigation League and actively participated through the Brazilian Institute of Business Law in the legislative process that led to the approval of Brazil’s Anti-Corruption Law. He is a visiting professor for the Compliance course in Insper’s Executive Education branch, IBGC (Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance), FGV-RJ (Getulio Vargas Foundation) and the International Anti-Corruption Academy – IACA, among others.