Eloy Rizzo is a partner at KLA – Koury Lopes Advogados based in São Paulo, Brazil. He is the vice chair of the firm’s compliance, investigations and white-collar practice group, where his practice focuses on internal investigations related primarily to the Brazilian anti-corruption legislation and associated litigation matters. He has assisted companies from around the world with multi-jurisdictional investigations and has special expertise with US–Brazil cross-border investigations (ranked in Chambers Global and Chambers Latin America as Band 4 in Compliance). In 2015, Rizzo spent 10 months as a visiting associate in the FCPA and international anti-corruption practice group at Miller & Chevalier in Washington, DC.
He has extensive experience in conducting complex investigations focused on potential violation of anti-corruption laws, including the FCPA and UKBA in multi-jurisdictional cases. In addition, Eloy is a leader in training management and employees, conducting compliance risk assessments, and dealing with administrative and judicial proceedings arising out of violations of anti-corruption legislation. He holds an LLB from the Faculty of Law of the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo and an LLM from the University of London, King’s College.