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Latin-America Guide

Compliance — Chile


Balmaceda, Cox y Piña Abogados - Compliance Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Ivan Millan
- 3 partners
- 5 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Criminal law boutique firm with a distinguished team in compliance matters. Impressive strength in developing risk assessments and designing and implementing crime prevention models. Regularly instructed by local and multinational companies from a wide range of industries such as banking, retail and media, as well as energy and mining. Forestal Arauco is a new client win for the firm.

Strengths A client highlights: "The lawyers are always available when you need them, which is vital in this practice area," adding: "There are many different scenarios that generate a lot of questions; hence I really appreciate the active role that the lawyers take."

Another client states: "I would highly recommend this firm as they are very capable, reliable and dedicated lawyers," noting: "They have been a great support to us in complex situations."

Work highlights Assisted a retail company with the design and implementation of its crime prevention model.

Advised a forestry company on the review and update of its criminal risk assessment and crime prevention model.

Significant clients Aguas Andinas, CMPC, El Mercurio, Transelec, MetLife Chile.

Notable practitioners

Key partner Matías Balmaceda is acclaimed by market onlookers for the outstanding role he has played in the Chilean compliance market. He comes highly recommended by clients as "an experienced and very judicious lawyer."

Department head Ivan Millan is considered by sources as a leading figure in the compliance field. Clients describe him as "a responsible and very knowledgeable lawyer who accurately handles compliance matters."

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Deloitte & Touche Abogados - Compliance Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- 2 qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Prestigious global auditing firm with a highly regarded compliance practice composed of respected lawyers and accountants. Experienced in representing domestic and international clients from different industries such as aviation, transportation and healthcare. Frequently advises on anti-corruption investigations, due diligence processes and risk assessments, as well as crime prevention models.

Strengths Sources state: "The team was extremely attentive to the detail and timely with their responses; they were accessible at all times," adding: "Thorough thinking outside the box was a significant plus. We were very pleased and would use them again."

Another client highlights: "The team is composed of specialists in compliance," adding: "The lawyers really understand the problems involved in this field as they probably have dealt with similar situations with other clients."

Work highlights Assisted Asociación Nacional de Fútbol (ANFP) with a forensic audit of the organisation for the Copa América 2015 following the 2015 FIFA corruption scandal.

Notable practitioners

Market commentators consider Rodrigo Yáñez to be "a seasoned compliance professional with the right balance of technical and commercial acumen. He carries out his work with great autonomy, in-depth know-how and intelligence." They add: "He is great and very clear in explaining and identifying risks."

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Carey - Compliance Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Marcos Ríos
- 1 partner
- 3 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Established full-service law firm with a noteworthy practice advising on a range of compliance matters involving local and international regulations. Coverage of this area includes anti-corruption programs and compliance due diligence processes for domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. New client wins for the firm include Liberty Mutual International and Amcor.

Strengths A source commends the firm for the fact that its "lawyers are excellent in compliance matters, they do a great job." They go on to add: "They work very well with multinational companies so they perfectly understand their needs."

Work highlights Acted for Grupo Sencorp on the preparation and implementation of programmes for prevention and sanction of corporate crimes including money laundering and terrorism financing, which involved compliance training with more than 130 employees and high-level personnel.

Significant clients JPMorgan Chase, Veterquimica, VTR Global, Amcor, Liberty Mutual International.

Notable practitioners

Department head Marcos Ríos is well regarded by clients not only for his expertise dealing with Chilean compliance regulation but also for "his in-depth knowledge of US law." They add: "He works hard and always looks out for our interests."

Associate-to-watch Álvaro Carreño plays a prominent role in the firm's most important compliance matters. Both peers and clients consider him to be a "very intelligent, punctual and focused lawyer."

Since publication, Nicolás Allamand has left the practice.

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Albagli Zaliasnik - Compliance Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Rodrigo Albagli and Daniel López
- 2 partners
- 2 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Well-regarded firm with an active compliance practice. Team has relevant experience designing and implementing crime prevention models and developing and organising training compliance sessions, and offers additional capabilities in criminal litigation. Client list includes major players from industries such as pharmaceuticals and electronics. Thompson Reuters Chile is a new client win for the firm.

Strengths Clients emphasise that "the lawyers provide a service of the highest quality, with excellent response times," adding: "They possess high technical capabilities."

Work highlights Instructed by Metro to advise on the design and implementation of its crime prevention model.

Significant clients Dimerc, LG Electronics, Comercializadora e Importadora Libesa, Heavenward, Laboratorios Saval.

Notable practitioners

Rodrigo Albagli is the key client contact.

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2 partners; 4 fee earners based in Santiago de Chile 


In response to an increase in the quantity and complexity of
the legal regulation of economic activities, both at a general
level and more strongly in those called ‘regulated industries’,
AZ offers a preventive and systematic legal risk management
program focused on the implementation of internal compliance
controls and executive and officer training. AZ works
on developing compliance strategies for clients in various
industries, in the public and private sectors.

Key Clients: Metro S.A., Dimerc S.A., Heavenward S.A. (Mistubishi Chile), LG Electronics Inc., Thompson Reuters Chile

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FerradaNehme - Compliance Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Sander van der Voorde and Rafael Collado
- 1 partner
- 4 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Respected boutique with a significant practice group dealing with compliance matters. Team frequently advises on risk assessments, compliance training sessions and data security measures, as well as crime prevention models. Regularly instructed by clients in the telecommunications and retail industries. New client wins include LG Electronics, Indumotora and Mall Plaza.

Strengths One interviewee says: "I am very pleased with the work, the lawyers are extremely dedicated and professional." They go on to add: "They have captured the niche of our business, our strengths and weaknesses, which allowed them to provide accurate recommendations."

Work highlights Advised Interexport on the creation and implementation of its crime prevention model, which included the preparation of risk assessment reports and the training of employees and managing executives.

Significant clients VTR Comunicaciones, Walmart Chile, Redbanc, Colbún, Agrosúper.

Notable practitioners

According to clients, co-head of department and associate-to-watch Rafael Collado "is very skilled in compliance matters and tremendously hard-working." They go on to add: "He is able to explain legal terms in a simple manner."

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Grasty Quintana Majlis & Cía (GQMC) - Compliance Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Jorge Meneses and Juan Turner
- 4 partners
- 4 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Noted firm with a respected compliance practice that advises on a range of matters, with a key focus on corporate governance and compliance programs. Serves as counsel to a broad range of clients, including important companies from the pharmaceutical space.

Strengths Clients claim: "The firm provides an excellent service. The lawyers are highly qualified and capable."

Work highlights Acted as counsel to Clairvest Group on regulatory compliance matters before the Chilean Superintendence of Gaming Casinos regarding the preparation for a bid on three casinos.

Significant clients Heel, Clairvest Group, Feller Rate Clasificadora de Riesgo.

Notable practitioners

Jorge Meneses and Juan Turner are the key client contacts.

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Band 1

Matías Balmaceda

Balmaceda, Cox y Piña Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Key partner Matías Balmaceda is acclaimed by market onlookers for the outstanding role he has played in the Chilean compliance market. He comes highly recommended by clients as "an experienced and very judicious lawyer."

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Band 1

Deloitte & Touche Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Market commentators consider Rodrigo Yáñez to be "a seasoned compliance professional with the right balance of technical and commercial acumen. He carries out his work with great autonomy, in-depth know-how and intelligence." They add: "He is great and very clear in explaining and identifying risks."

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Band 2

Balmaceda, Cox y Piña Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Ivan Millan is considered by sources as a leading figure in the compliance field. Clients describe him as "a responsible and very knowledgeable lawyer who accurately handles compliance matters."

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Band 3

Mendoza, Oddo, Mori, Aguerrea & Gillmore

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Matias Mori of Mendoza, Oddo, Mori, Aguerrea & Gillmore is particularly commended for his work in this area. According to sources, "he is a lawyer who understands his clients' needs." They add: "He has a business-oriented insight and is always available."

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Band 3

Carey

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Marcos Ríos is well regarded by clients not only for his expertise dealing with Chilean compliance regulation but also for "his in-depth knowledge of US law." They add: "He works hard and always looks out for our interests."

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Associates to watch

Carey

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Álvaro Carreño plays a prominent role in the firm's most important compliance matters. Both peers and clients consider him to be a "very intelligent, punctual and focused lawyer."

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Associates to watch

FerradaNehme

From the Chambers Latin America guide

According to clients, co-head of department and associate-to-watch Rafael Collado "is very skilled in compliance matters and tremendously hard-working." They go on to add: "He is able to explain legal terms in a simple manner."

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Associates to watch

Bofill Escobar Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Angelica Martin of Bofill Escobar Abogados is endorsed by sources for her experience dealing with crime prevention models. She is described by clients as a "brilliant lawyer."

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