Isabel Costa Carvalho

Isabel Costa Carvalho

Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP
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As the managing partner of the São Paulo office, Isabel Costa Carvalho understands how business and markets work and, during the past 20 years, she has assisted Brazilian companies in international transactions, including listing their shares on the New York Stock Exchange, guiding them in corporate governance structuring and setting up compliance programmes under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, raising capital to fund business development, or assisting on complex cross-border merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions and leading on due diligence matters. She has also advised several 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 programmes 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 US and Brazilian authorities.

Isabel is recognised by Chambers Global, The Legal 500 Latin America, Who’s Who Legal Brazil as a Leading Individual in the M&A and capital markets sectors (2018–2021) and was included in the Top 100 Women in Investigations by Global Investigations Review (2018).

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