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Corporate Criminal Law, Legislative Decree No. 231, and Compliance

With the launch of the Corporate Criminal Law, Legislative Decree No. 231 and Compliance Department, Studio Rock has decided to respond to the needs of a large part of its clients – mainly corporations and senior executives – who every day are required to face the challenges posed by compliance with constantly evolving legislation and jurisprudential practices.

The team, also thanks to its academic background, provides highly qualified legal consultancy for proceedings in or out of Court. The constant engagement between the Firm’s various specialists ensures an interdisciplinary approach that is tailor-made to the client’s needs, allowing Studio Rock to prepare in-depth responses to complex problems.

Corporate Criminal Law

The team provides assistance for representation in criminal proceedings and out-of-court consultancy in the traditional sectors of corporate criminal law, operating with a diversified expertise in the area of tax, banking, financial, corporate and bankruptcy offenses. Our professionals’ skills also cover the sector of environment and occupational safety, as well as the typical scope of crimes against the PA and medical malpractice.

Legislative Decree No. 231

The subject of criminal liability of corporations, pursuant to Legislative Decree No. 231/2001, represents one of the Department’s strengths: the team professionals, in addition to being members of numerous Supervisory Bodies in major financial, industrial, and manufacturing enterprises, have accrued considerable experience in the preparation of Organization, Management and Control Policies for the prevention of the risk of crime in the conduct of business activities.


In addition to the traditional Policy pursuant to Legislative Decree No. 231 suitable for the prevention of criminal liability of corporations, the team supports companies wishing to invest in modern, essential and effective compliance programs to carry out actions to combat corruption and money laundering and manage any company risk triggered by anti-mafia restrictive orders.

Our actions:

  • assessment of existing controls;
  • support in the preparation of codes of ethics and streamlined tailor-made procedures;
  • opinion and review of Policies pursuant to Legislative Decree No. 231 and compliance programs;
  • training for the company employees;
  • due diligence investigation on the compliance of target companies in M&A transactions and
  • extraordinary finance transactions in general;
  • regulatory update;
  • support for internal control system managers.