Valeria Acca obtained a law degree from the University of Milan with absolute full marks in April 2008, and was admitted to the Bar in 2012. She is an associate at Studio Legale Pisano, where she has worked since 2008. Her practice mainly focuses on criminal law, covering the entire area of white-collar crime (corporate criminal responsibility, corruption, financial crimes, tax crimes, bankruptcy crimes, environmental and labour crimes, and money laundering), with emphasis on transnational investigations and related aspects of mutual legal assistance and extradition. Ms Acca works daily with counsel and expert witnesses in various jurisdictions, in teams representing defendants during criminal and regulatory investigations. Ms Acca is also a member of the IBA, and she regularly attends conferences and seminars in Italy and abroad on the subjects of white-collar crime and mutual legal assistance and extradition.