Mr Accioly has dealt with financial and capital market fraud, corporate and commercial disputes and insolvency proceedings for over 15 years.
A member of ICC FraudNet, the world’s premier asset recovery network, he leads multidisciplinary investigation teams and multi-jurisdictional legal coordination to identify and recover valuable assets for clients.
He graduated in law with full scholarship for academic performance from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, and holds a master’s degree in economics from the Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets (IBMEC-RJ). João is also a founding member and board director for Instituto Millenium, a respected Brazilian intellectual think-tank promoting the rule of law, free markets and property rights, and is vice-president of the Corporate Law Commission of the Brazilian Lawyers Institute (IAB).
Accioly is listed on Who’s Who Legal as an asset recovery specialist and Lawyer Monthly magazine lists him as one of the top 100 Brazilian Lawyers in 2017.
A Portuguese native speaker, João is fluent in English, with good knowledge of French, Italian and Spanish.