We believe that sustainable profitability is an outcome of a strong culture and governance around a risk based strategy and an efficiently managed operation.

Legal & Integrity risks are a part of this equation, that varies from Country to Country and commonly are misperceived or even disconsidered, leading to countless problems and major setbacks.

We do what we do to transform the perception and management of legal & integrity risks into something simple, business merged, able to be monitored and universally understandable (specially to non-lawyers), helping business to gain profitability with sustainability.

Karlis M. Novickis

Founder

EDUCATION:

2013 – Postgraduate studies in business administration – CBA – Insper/SP

2012 – Compliance & Ethics Academy – Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics – SCCE

2010 – LLM in Economic criminal Law – Law School of Coimbra, Portugal, jointly with IBCCrim

2009 – LLM in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedural Law – PUC/SP – COGEAE

2006 – Lawyer graduated from the Law School of Mackenzie University

2000 – Infantry Lieutenant – Reserve Officers Center of the Brazilian Army – CPOR/SP

MULTIDISCIPLINARY EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

Risks and Compliance: implemented several business driven compliance programs, both as in-house and outside Counsel. Focusing on proactive and risk-based approach to manage legal exposure, educating teams in English, Portuguese and Spanish, building speak-up culture, embedding processes and monitoring its evolution through adequate KPI's.

Corporate Practice: counseling and crisis management advisory for corporate frauds, white-collar crimes, environmental and labor accidents, conflicts of interests, commercial & marketing claims, quality, antitrust, ABAC & AML laws, privacy, litigation and others.

Academic and Corporate training skills: delivery of engaging corporate and legal trainings, classes and seminars about legal and compliance matters in English, Portuguese and Spanish. Lecturer of law, compliance and culture in renowned business universities in Brazil and Mexico.

Creativity / Multidisciplinary approach: experiences in the government (military), academic (legal & compliance), in-house counsel (legal, compliance, regulatory matters and business administration), outside counsel (corporate law) and NGO's (social) sectors brought together several skills that lead to effective and innovative solutions for corporate issues.

Governance and Administration: governance development for Legal and Regulatory areas both in national and international structures (LatAm and Global), through a continuous improvement management system and engagement of cross-functional and non-report teams.

Regulatory affairs: acted before several Brazilian local and federal regulatory agencies (sanitary, transportation, Customs, among others) to ensures alignment and transparency with regulations on highly regulated markets - pharma, chemical and controlled licenses.

Corporate Security: Responsibility over Corporate security activities, including loss prevention and security of assets and people.

EDUCATION:

2013 – Postgraduate studies in business administration – CBA – Insper/SP

2012 – Compliance & Ethics Academy – Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics – SCCE

2010 – LLM in Economic criminal Law – Law School of Coimbra, Portugal, jointly with IBCCrim

2009 – LLM in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedural Law – PUC/SP – COGEAE

2006 – Lawyer graduated from the Law School of Mackenzie University

2000 – Infantry Lieutenant – Reserve Officers Center of the Brazilian Army – CPOR/SP

SERVICES

INDEPENDENT MEMBER OF ADVISORY BOARDS & COMMITTEES

Independent member of Advisory Boards or Committees: advise in Boards of Directors or serve as Independente member of Legal, Regulatory and Integrity risks Committees.

Post-enforcement Integrity Programs self and independent monitorship: Perform as an independent or self-monitor for Companies operating in a post-enforcement situation.

Independent Crisis management advisor: act as independent crisis management professional during dawn-raids or disruptive and high impact events occurred in the Companies' operations.


Legal, Regulatory and Compliance areas management and turnaround: management, turn-around & change-management of Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Departments, from greenfield to the architecture of the areas' improvement. Focus on business alignment, development of a management system, enhancing deliverables, cost adequacy and organisation for the areas digital transformation.


General Counsel / Compliance Officer Outsourcing (secondment).


Legal, Regulatory & Integrity risks assessment, advisory and policies improvement: assess, advise and issue legal opinions regarding several Legal, Regulatory and Integrity risks (General corporate risks; ABC, AT and AML Compliance; Data Protection; Internal Fraud etc.).


Corporate Criminal Law Advisory: litigation and advisory in matters related to corporate criminal law for the company and its executives and employees, both as victims or when eventually accused as authors of the facts.


Internal Corporate Investigations: Development of internal investigations in order to identify wrongdoings and to suggest disciplinary and corrective actions.


Legal and Compliance Business-driven training and communication: develop and execute Legal and Compliance training and communication plans for senior leadership, mid-level management and employees.

SERVICES

INDEPENDENT MEMBER OF ADVISORY BOARDS & COMMITTEES

 

EXTERNAL CORPORATE COMPLIANCE MONITORSHIP

CORPORATE CRISIS MANAGEMENT

TURNAROUND OF LEGAL & COMPLIANCE AREAS

GENERAL COUNSEL & COMPLIANCE OFFICER OUTSOURCING

 

LEGAL & COMPLIANCE (INTEGRITY) RISKS MANAGEMENT - PREVENTION, DETECTION AND PROPER REACTION

      • PREVENTION, DETECTION AND PROPER REACTION

      • GENERAL CRIMINAL RISKS; ABC, AT and AML; DATA PROTECTION; INTERNAL FRAUDS ETC.

BUSINESS-DRIVEN LEGAL & COMPLIANCE TRAINING AND COMMUNICATION

CORPORATE INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS - LOCAL AND CROSS-BORDER

CORPORATE CRIMINAL LAW ADVISORY

Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 4509 - 8º andar

São Paulo (SP) - Brasil - 04538-133

+55 11 21243317

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