Felipe Noronha Ferenzini joined the firm in 2009 and became a partner in 2018. He jointly coordinates the compliance and investigations group in Brazil. Felipe has vast experience in the compliance area, with a focus on structuring and leading complex internal investigations, implementation of compliance, risk and governance programmes (risk assessment, internal policies, remediation mechanisms and training). Felipe also has a relevant background in administrative law and the related sanctions regime. He also has robust experience in advising foreign and Brazilian companies regarding compliance law (Brazilian anti-corruption law, FCPA, money laundering and regulatory compliance, including pharmaceuticals, oil and gas and banking) dealing with relevant stakeholders (authorities, regulators, internal and external auditors, boards of directors, regulatory agencies and independent oversight committees).
Felipe has been recognised for his work as a compliance expert in Brazil by publications such as The Legal 500 (2021 edition – Next Generation Partner), LACCA Approved in 2020 and 2021 (being appointed as a Thought Leader and the third most voted lawyer in all areas in Brazil in the 2021 edition). He has been certified by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, New York 2018, by the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists 2020, and is an alumnus of the International Anticorruption Academy (scholarship granted).