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Global Guide

Compliance — Mexico


Greenberg Traurig, S.C. - Compliance Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Compliance powerhouse specialising in the field of anti-corruption. Advises leading multinationals on US FCPA and UK Bribery Act issues, offering additional expertise in the Mexican anti-corruption legal framework. Active in representing clients in investigations before both Mexican and foreign authorities, and advising on the anti-corruption elements of M&A transactions. Clients include leading players from the pharmaceutical, energy and retail arenas.

Notable practitioners

Clients enthuse that leading figure Hugo Lopez Coll "provides a tailored service and is personally involved in a lot of the work. He has a perfect command of the law in this area and has enough experience to handle the more specific matters that we have." He advises both Mexican and international companies on issues relating to the anti-corruption and anti-money laundering legal frameworks.

Senior associate Hector Sanchez receives praise from clients, who comment: "His work is very good, he has a lot of experience and is very professional." His recent work includes assisting Walmart with its global anti-corruption programme.

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Jones Day - Compliance Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Standout player in the compliance field carrying out a range of relevant investigations and internal anti-corruption reviews, offering expertise in the FCPA, UK Bribery Act and Mexican regulations. Areas of activity also include advising clients on compliance issues relating to outbound investment and public procurement. Represents a distinguished clientele comprising leading names from the local, US and European markets.

Notable practitioners

Practice co-head Guillermo Larrea is described by clients as "prudent, dedicated, and attentive to the needs of our company." Sources go on to comment: "He likes to assess things from different perspectives to be able to adapt to any changes, hence he studies cases thoroughly and evaluates all possibilities. He is very meticulous and works very hard." He advises on matters of anti-corruption, anti-money laundering and fraud, as well as general corporate governance.

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Bello, Gallardo, Bonequi y García, S.C. - Compliance Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Key practice group in the compliance arena advising an array of leading players in the Mexican financial services industry. Principally active in assisting banks with anti-money laundering matters through training sessions and audits. Noted for its role in interpreting financial regulations for major clients, and representing them before the CNBV.

Notable practitioners

Clients are full of praise for department co-head Miguel Gallardo Guerra, stating: "He is a very diligent lawyer with very good legal knowledge. He also consistently delivers within short timeframes." Sources go on to comment: "He constantly keeps himself updated regarding regulatory changes which could affect our sector." He advises a range of banks on making their operations compliant with both anti-money laundering legislation and general financial regulation.

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Sánchez DeVanny Eseverri, S.C. - Compliance Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Well-regarded firm acting as counsel to a range of international companies in connection with compliance issues. Main areas of focus include M&A-related anti-corruption assessments and internal compliance investigations for Mexican subsidiaries of large multinational corporations. Clientele comprises notable players from the automotive and energy sectors.

Notable practitioners

Partner Daniel Maldonado Alcántara is praised by clients for "being very well qualified and knowledgeable about compliance, and having an open attitude when discussing matters." Peers laud him as "very clever when it comes to developing compliance programmes." He focuses his practice on corporate governance issues, offering additional expertise in regulatory compliance specific to anti-corruption and anti-money laundering.

Managing partner Humberto Morales-Barrón is praised by sources for "providing good, business-sensitive advice." Peers highlight his solid experience and professional trajectory, which includes acting as general counsel to GE. Clients enthuse: "He understands the perspective of US clients and that is definitely a plus."

Senior associate Oscar Quiroz receives praise from clients for his knowledge of this area. He advises on corporate governance and compliance audits.

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This practice advises clients in all matters related to compliance in areas and industries subject to regulation. In particular, our compliance group has a very robust practice in corporate internal investigations triggered for multiple reasons such as potential violations to internal code of conducts, corrupt conduct, fraud, anti-trust proceedings, among others. whistleblower tools with a unique know-how in dealing with group advises on the design, implementation, and evaluation of client-tailored corporate compliance models. This practice also counsels clients on Mexican anti-corruption regulations and on compliance and/or regulatory audits and their legal implications in connection with M&A and commercial agreements, as well as in internal vetting procedures for distributors, agents and service providers. Additionally, the regulatory/compliance group represents clients during administrative proceedings, inspections, litigation, and, including sanctions, closures, and product seizures.

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Von Wobeser y Sierra, SC - Compliance Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Respected compliance team principally advising on mandates within the area of anti-corruption. Provides compliance training sessions to large multinationals with Mexican subsidiaries, as well as M&A-related anti-corruption assessments. Offers additional expertise in conducting internal investigations for notable corporations.

Notable practitioners

The "very prominent" Diego Sierra is lauded by sources as "an incredibly knowledgeable lawyer with a real understanding of what multinationals want. He is highly responsive, very polished and easy to work with." Market commentators go on to add: "He is extremely personable and very hard-working. He has knowledge of both the FCPA and Mexican corruption laws." He is admitted to practice in both Mexico and New York.

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Baker McKenzie - Compliance Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Highly regarded international firm with a dedicated compliance team. Offers experience in advising clients on cross-border matters including the drafting and implementation of anti-corruption programmes for large multinationals, as well as corporate compliance investigations. Has significant expertise in FCPA and UK Bribery Act frameworks, and provides additional assistance with Mexican anti-corruption and anti-money laundering legislation.

Notable practitioners

Practice co-head Jonathan Adams is admitted to practice in Mexico, Illinois and Arizona. He has experience advising notable clients from a range of sectors including pharmaceuticals and engineering. He focuses on advising multinational clients on cross-border anti-corruption investigations and compliance regimes.

Managing partner Reynaldo Vizcarra-Méndez advises on investigations and compliance consultation, offering a wealth of experience in commercial activities most closely related to compliance issues.

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White & Case SC - Compliance Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Strong practice group fielding a recognised team with experience in both the public and private sectors. Active in providing a distinguished clientele of international clients with training sessions on the Mexican anti-corruption legal framework. Clients principally include players from the financial services space.

Notable practitioners

Sources highlight María Teresa Fernández Labardini's "experience and dedication," and go on to attest: "She is intelligent and has worked with regulators for years; therefore, she understands not just the laws but their implementation. If the law isn't clear, she is excellent at explaining it." She leads on the firm's most important mandates within the financial services industry.

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Band 1

Jones Day

From the Chambers Global guide

Practice co-head Guillermo Larrea is described by clients as "prudent, dedicated, and attentive to the needs of our company." Sources go on to comment: "He likes to assess things from different perspectives to be able to adapt to any changes, hence he studies cases thoroughly and evaluates all possibilities. He is very meticulous and works very hard." He advises on matters of anti-corruption, anti-money laundering and fraud, as well as general corporate governance.

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Band 1

Greenberg Traurig, S.C.

From the Chambers Global guide

Clients enthuse that leading figure Hugo Lopez Coll "provides a tailored service and is personally involved in a lot of the work. He has a perfect command of the law in this area and has enough experience to handle the more specific matters that we have." He advises both Mexican and international companies on issues relating to the anti-corruption and anti-money laundering legal frameworks.

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Band 2

Miguel Gallardo Guerra

Bello, Gallardo, Bonequi y García, S.C.

From the Chambers Global guide

Clients are full of praise for department co-head Miguel Gallardo Guerra, stating: "He is a very diligent lawyer with very good legal knowledge. He also consistently delivers within short timeframes." Sources go on to comment: "He constantly keeps himself updated regarding regulatory changes which could affect our sector." He advises a range of banks on making their operations compliant with both anti-money laundering legislation and general financial regulation.   

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Band 2

Daniel Maldonado Alcántara

Sánchez DeVanny Eseverri, S.C.

From the Chambers Global guide

Partner Daniel Maldonado Alcántara is praised by clients for "being very well qualified and knowledgeable about compliance, and having an open attitude when discussing matters." Peers laud him as "very clever when it comes to developing compliance programmes." He focuses his practice on corporate governance issues, offering additional expertise in regulatory compliance specific to anti-corruption and anti-money laundering.

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Band 2

Gonzalez Calvillo, S.C.

From the Chambers Global guide

Respected partner Luis Ortiz of Gonzalez Calvillo, S.C. is appreciated by one peer who states: "What he is doing is very valuable; I think he is an excellent lawyer and I see that his focus is very clearly compliance." Other sources go on to add: "He is certainly an expert in compliance issues and he has a practical approach to resolving matters." Market commentators continue to recognise him as "a big name in compliance."

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Band 3

Baker McKenzie

From the Chambers Global guide

Practice co-head Jonathan Adams is admitted to practice in Mexico, Illinois and Arizona. He has experience advising notable clients from a range of sectors including pharmaceuticals and engineering. He focuses on advising multinational clients on cross-border anti-corruption investigations and compliance regimes.

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Band 3

María Teresa Fernández Labardini

White & Case SC

From the Chambers Global guide

Sources highlight María Teresa Fernández Labardini's "experience and dedication," and go on to attest: "She is intelligent and has worked with regulators for years; therefore, she understands not just the laws but their implementation. If the law isn't clear, she is excellent at explaining it." She leads on the firm's most important mandates within the financial services industry.

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Band 3

Humberto Morales-Barrón

Sánchez DeVanny Eseverri, S.C.

From the Chambers Global guide

Managing partner Humberto Morales-Barrón is praised by sources for "providing good, business-sensitive advice." Peers highlight his solid experience and professional trajectory, which includes acting as general counsel to GE. Clients enthuse: "He understands the perspective of US clients and that is definitely a plus."

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Band 3

Von Wobeser y Sierra, SC

From the Chambers Global guide

The "very prominent" Diego Sierra is lauded by sources as "an incredibly knowledgeable lawyer with a real understanding of what multinationals want. He is highly responsive, very polished and easy to work with." Market commentators go on to add: "He is extremely personable and very hard-working. He has knowledge of both the FCPA and Mexican corruption laws." He is admitted to practice in both Mexico and New York.

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Band 3

Juan Francisco Torres Landa

Hogan Lovells

From the Chambers Global guide

Managing partner Juan Francisco Torres Landa of Hogan Lovells is lauded by clients as "exceptional, attentive, professional and always on top of matters to the full satisfaction of his clients." Peers recognise his standing, saying: "He is a senior lawyer and has a lot of visibility." His recent work includes providing compliance training session for Univision.

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Band 3

Reynaldo Vizcarra-Méndez

Baker McKenzie

From the Chambers Global guide

Managing partner Reynaldo Vizcarra-Méndez advises on investigations and compliance consultation, offering a wealth of experience in commercial activities most closely related to compliance issues.

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Associates to watch

Sánchez DeVanny Eseverri, S.C.

From the Chambers Global guide

Senior associate Oscar Quiroz receives praise from clients for his knowledge of this area. He advises on corporate governance and compliance audits.

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Associates to watch

Greenberg Traurig, S.C.

From the Chambers Global guide

Senior associate Hector Sanchez receives praise from clients, who comment: "His work is very good, he has a lot of experience and is very professional." His recent work includes assisting Walmart with its global anti-corruption programme.  

^ See whole ranking table