Isabel Costa Carvalho

Isabel Costa Carvalho

Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP
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As the Office Managing Partner of the Sao Paulo office, Isabel understands how business and markets work and, over the past 20 years, she has assisted Brazilian companies in international transactions, including listing their shares on the NYSE, guiding them in corporate governance structuring and setting up FCPA compliance programs, raising capital to fund business development, or assisting on complex cross-border M&A transactions and leading on due diligence matters. She has also advised a number of international companies on their strategic decisions on how to invest in Brazil and implement acquisitions and joint-ventures, including leading due diligence and risk assessments. 

Isabel advises and speaks extensively on anti-bribery laws, corporate governance and data privacy issues, areas in full development in Brazil. She routinely assists clients in setting up compliance programs to fit their unique needs, industries, and risks, and guides them in solving problems when they arise, including leading cross-border investigations and dealing with relevant U.S. and Brazilian authorities.

Isabel is recognised by Chambers Global, Legal 500 Latin America, Who's Who Legal Brazil as a “Leading Individual” in the M&A and Capital Markets bands (2018-2021) and was on the “Top 100 Women in Investigations” list of the Global Investigations Review (2018).

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