Marilena Hyeraci

Associate, Delfino e Associati

Milan
Studio Legale Delfino e Associati
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Via Michele Barozzi, 2
20122 Milan
T +39 02 76363 1
F +39 02 76363 636
mhyeracidelfinowillkie.com

Marilena Hyeraci is a senior associate in the litigation department of the Milan office.

Marilena Hyeraci specializes in compliance, litigation, civil and commercial matters, criminal corporate law and data protection. She advises clients in pre-litigation matters and in the assessment of legal risk and development and implementation of corporate compliance models.

Over the years, Marilena has also assisted leading Italian and multinational companies on white-collar crimes, corporate criminal and administrative liability, internal investigations, including cross-border ones, liability proceedings against corporate directors under Legislative Decree No. 231 of 2001. 

Marilena advises clients on establishing privacy compliance programs, also pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulation, and provides counsel on responding to suspected security breaches and personal data disclosures to the Authorities.

Marilena worked in France as a lawyer at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg and as a trainee lawyer at the French Minister for Justice in Paris. 

She is fluent in English and French in addition to her native Italian.



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Marilena Hyeraci is a senior associate in the litigation department of the Milan office.

Marilena Hyeraci specializes in compliance, litigation, civil and commercial matters, criminal corporate law and data protection. She advises clients in pre-litigation matters and in the assessment of legal risk and development and implementation of corporate compliance models.

Selected Professional and Business Activities

  • Member of the Women’s White Collar Defense Association (Chapter Italy) 
  • Member of: International Association of Privacy Professionals (USA); Federprivacy/Privacy Officer Association (Italy) 
  • Lecturer at the National School for In-house counsels of AIGI since 2013
  • Civil and Commercial Mediator since 2011

Selected Publications and Lectures

  • Co-author of the Italian chapter of the 2019 eDiscovery & Disclosure guide published by Chambers and Partners, January 16, 2019
  • Speaker at  seminar “Nuovo scenario privacy ed impatto sugli Studi legali” [New privacy scenario and effect on Law Firms], July 13, 2018
  • Author of the article entitled “Five steps to manage the new EU privacy provisions,” published on Milano Finanza, June 13, 2018
  • Speaker at the seminar on compliance matters organized by AIGI, June 7, 2018
  • Speaker at Accuracy event “Forensic Technology: a new wave in the Italian legal community,” May 3, 2018
  • New Law on Whistleblowing in Italy,” Ethic Intelligence, February 2018
  • Le nuove norme sulle segnalazioni di illeciti estendono il whistleblowing al settore privato” [The new rules on illegal reporting extend whistleblowing to the private sector], Diritto 24 (Il Sole 24 Ore), November 30, 2017
  • Speaker at  seminar “Il regolamento privacy: conto alla rovescia e istruzioni per l’uso” on the new privacy regulation, July 12, 2017 
  • Speaker at  seminars “Digital for Leaders” on the risks and opportunities arising from the use of digital technologies and social media, and published on Lexology and Diritto 24, June 8, 2017
  • Speaker at the seminar on compliance matters organized by AIGI, May 27, 2017
  • Guide on the Application of the General Data Protection Regulation,” Lexology, May 22, 2017
  • Speaker at  seminar on the European Regulation on Data Protection, May 19, 2017
  • Privacy, guida del Garante per la Protezione dei Dati Personali al Nuovo Regolamento Europeo in materia di Protezione dei Dati Personali” [Privacy, guidelines of the Italian Data Protection Authority to the New European Regulation on Data Protection], Diritto 24 (Il Sole 24 Ore), March 23, 2017
  • Guidelines on Data Protection Officers Adopted by Article 29 Data Protection Working Party,” Lexology, January 12, 2017
  • Speaker at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles seminar on the General Data Protection Regulation, June 13, 2016 
  • Speaker at the seminar on Legal Risk organized by AIGI, April 22, 2016
  • Raggiunto l’accordo UE/USA nell’ambito del trasferimento dei dati personali: il nuovo "Scudo Privacy" [Reaching a EU/USA agreement on the transfer of personal data: the new "Data Protection Shield"], Diritto 24 (Il Sole 24 Ore), February 4, 2016
  • A Strengthening of Anti-Corruption Legislation in Italy,” Ethic Intelligence, July 2015
  • Il soffiatore del fischietto in Italia (c.d. ‘whistleblower’)” [Whistleblowers in Italy], Diritto 24 (Il Sole 24 Ore), February 24, 2015
  • Protecting Companies in a Challenging Environment: Compliance Programs Under Italian Law—the New 2014 Guidelines of Confindustria,” Client Alert, December 23, 2014
  • Italian Data Privacy Law: The Recent Decision on Google,” Client Alert, September 16, 2014 (published on Law360)
  • The Ne Bis in Idem Principle among International Treaties and Domestic Rules: The Recent Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights on Italy,” Client Alert, June 5, 2014
  • How Italy has toughened its Anti-Corruption Laws,” Ethic Intelligence, October 8, 2013
  • Violence Against Young Women: A Human Rights Violation,” Report, November 29, 2012
  • Protecting Companies In A Challenging Environment: Compliance Programs Under Italian Law – The First Nine Years,” Client Alert, February 24, 2010

Recognition, Honors & Awards

  • One client praises the “very skilled” Marilena Hyeraci for being “very helpful and prepared” (Chambers Europe, Compliance, 2019)
  • Shortlisted as finalist at C5 Women in Compliance Awards 2019 as Compliance Lawyer of the Year

Recognition, Honors & Awards

  • One client praises the “very skilled” Marilena Hyeraci for being “very helpful and prepared” (Chambers Europe, Compliance, 2019)
  • Shortlisted as finalist at C5 Women in Compliance Awards 2019 as Compliance Lawyer of the Year

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