Over the past 20 years, Isabel Costa Carvalho has assisted Brazilian companies in international transactions, including listing their shares on the NYSE, guiding them in corporate governance structuring, raising capital to fund business development, or assisting on complex cross-border M&A transactions.
Isabel advises and speaks extensively on anti-bribery laws and corporate governance issues, an area in full development in Brazil. She assists clients in setting up compliance programmes to fit their unique needs, industries and risks, and guides them in solving problems when they arise, including leading investigations and dealing with relevant authorities. She was named among the Top 100 Women in Investigations by Global Investigations Review.
Fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish, she is able to help clients of different cultures all around the world.
Bar admissions: Brazil, Portugal.
Education: LLM, King's College London, 1992; law degree, first-class honours, Pontifícia Catholic University of São Paulo, 1989.