Arnaldo Bernardi joined the Firm’s Anti-Corruption & Internal Investigations practice group in September 2017.
Arnaldo advises clients on matters involving anti-corruption compliance, white-collar crimes, contract disputes and tort law. In connection with his anti-corruption work, Arnaldo’s assistance to clients includes the design and implementation of compliance programs, conducting third-party due diligence reviews, and assessing risks under international and national frameworks.
Prior to joining Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Arnaldo worked in the Milan, New York and Paris offices of a U.S. top-tier law firm.
"Italy Adds Another Piatto to its Anti-Corruption Enforcement Menu – A Look at How the New ‘Bribe-Destroyer’ Law Strengthens Italy’s Existing Anti-Corruption Arsenal and Enhances the Transparency of Contributions to Political Parties," Revue Internationale de la Compliance et de l'Éthique des Affaires n° 2, Avril 2019 (article co-authored with Anne Gaustad)
"How Can Companies Encourage Whistleblowers to Speak Up?," Ethic Intelligence, July 26, 2018
"Italy Steps Up Whistleblowing Regulation," The FCPA Blog, January 11, 2018 (article co-authored with Bryan Sillaman)
"France Implements Sweeping Anti-Corruption Reform," March 22, 2017 (alert memo co-authored with Amélie Champsaur, Jean-Yves Garaud and Guillaume de Rancourt)
"Damages for Breach of Exclusive Forum Selection Clauses," New York Law Journal, April 27, 2015, at 4 (article co-authored with Lawrence B. Friedman)
Speaker, "The Push Towards Mandatory Compliance Programs," Business Ethics Anti-Corruption Compliance & Fraud Prevention Strategies in CEE, SEE & CIS, Prague, Czech Republic, October 9, 2020
Speaker, "Compliance: quali misure adottare ai tempi del COVID-19," HHR Compliance Webinar, April 30, 2020
Speaker, "How to Protect Your Company from Bribery and Corruption: Practical Guide," The Knowledge Group, webinar, September 26, 2019
Speaker, "Developing a 'Speak-Up' Culture: How to Protect and Encourage Whistleblowers?," 2018 Zagreb Ethics and Compliance Conference, Zagreb, Croatia, June 13, 2018
New York University School of Law, LL.M., International Regulation and Litigation, 2014, Dean's Graduate Award
Università Degli Studi di Milano, J.D., 2009, Highest Honors