The Firm offers qualified and expert assistance regarding corporate compliance/administrative liability of legal entities, privacy, anti-money laundering, export controls and international economic sanctions.

The activities of the compliance department pertain in particular to the implementation of the compliance with Italian Legislative Decree no. 231/2001 and subsequent amendments, regarding the administrative liability of legal entities. Our Firm assists the clients in mapping sensitive areas of their business activities and in drafting all necessary documents such as Companies’ organisational, management and control models, codes of ethics, anti-corruption policies, and whistleblowing policies. Besides, legal support is offered in the implementation of compliance policies and also assistance to the members of the supervisory bodies (“Organismi di Vigilanza - O.d.V”) and training activities for managers and employees.

Moreover, the Firm’s compliance department provides consultancy services with regard to the implementation of compliance with EU Regulation no. 2016/679 (“GDPR”) regarding data protection. In particular, in order to proceed with the implementation of the GDPR, our Firm drafts privacy policies, data protection agreements, response procedures and notifications of personal data breaches, contractual privacy clauses, appointment letters of the data processors and of the authorised subjects to the processing.

Furthermore, the informatic skills that distinguish our team, allow the Firm to deal with cybersecurity and forensic matters.

The Firm’s compliance department also provides assistance in relation to anti-money laundering issues, offering customized solutions in compliance with anti-money laundering provisions. Lastly, following our strong international vocation, our law Firm operates world-widand provides their clients cost-effective compliance solutions tailored to each client’s business risk profile.

The consultancy service focus on the process of export control matters, due diligence (both subjective and objective) and international sanctions, in favor of both Italian companies already operating in countries subject to restriction on exportation and those willing to operate there.

Eptalex professionals assist importing companies in the identification, prevention and mitigation of risks deriving from the import of minerals and metals, so that these imports do not represent an abuse of human rights, sources of conflict financing, nor do they integrate other risks included in Regulation (EU) 2017/821 on conflict minerals.

Thanks to the cooperation with other law firms established in other jurisdictions, the Firm is eager to assist not only foreign companies in need to comply with the Italian and EU laws, but also Italian companies in need to comply with foreign legislations.