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DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, with the firm in Italy made up of over 240 professionals based in Rome and Milan. Thanks to the expertise of its white-collar crime, compliance and investigations team, DLA Piper is able to provide qualified assistance to individuals and legal entities in business criminal law, with particular reference to criminal litigations and criminal proceedings against companies under the Italian Decree No. 231/2001 on corporate criminal liability.

The wide-scope assistance that the professionals of DLA Piper offer to their clients includes conducting internal investigations, also with regard to cross-border cases, aimed at detecting possible violations committed by directors, managers and employees, and the subsequent gathering of evidence, which are useful for the defence.

Furthermore, the professionals of DLA Piper help companies in planning, developing and implementing compliance programmes for corruption and bribery prevention and international trade matters.

The team has an excellent reputation in the market, being top ranked by The Legal 500 in 2018 and by Chambers Europe within the compliance section in the last three years: ‘The lawyers have excellent competences as well as a proven track record and significant experience in national and international corporate criminal liability.’ Sources also praise the team’s ‘multidisciplinary approach, strategic vision and search for practical efficiency in solving problems, which makes it stand out as a leading law firm’.

via dei Due Macelli 66
00187, Rome
Tel: +39 06 688801

via della Posta 7
20123, Milan
Tel: +39 02 806181

Raffaella Quintana

Antonio Carino

Ilaria Curti