Who We Are

Maria Leonor de Freitas Rios

Founding Partner

LL.M. / University of Houston.

J.D. / Universidade Federal de Goiás – Law School.

Certified by the SCCE/ USA – Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics as Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP).

Member of the Advisory Board Program of the Latin American Health Care Compliance Program at the University of Miami.

Member of the Technical Committee responsible for developing the first Brazilian Auditable Compliance Norm (EBANC DSC 10,000).

Coauthor of “Um Guia Para Empresas: Prevenção à Corrupção”, published by Alliance for Integrity.

Longtime experience in multinational companies in the Healthcare (Pfizer and Baxter) and Technology (Diebold Nixdorf) areas. Head of the Legal Department at Baxter.

As Compliance Officer at Baxter and Diebold Nixdorf, implemented and directed the Ethics & Compliance Area for Latin America and Canada.

Experience in advising corporations in the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the U.S Department Of Justice (DOJ) monitoring processes.