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Compliance and Business Integrity

We advise corporate groups, investors, individuals and companies in general, both national and foreign, from different sectors and industries, including public and private, regarding compliance with legal obligations, regulatory framework and implementation of holistic integrity programs and mitigation of legal risks.

We are a multidisciplinary team, with recognized members in different international publications, who contribute their experience to advise our clients in the complex and diverse branch of Compliance, in order to provide added value to groups and companies which we represent, as well as to generate value in their supply chain.

Our work has a pro-business vision, in order to harmoniously liaise business development, mitigation and control of risk, with the protection of company's brand and reputation, as well as liability of partners, shareholders and directors through compliance.

Our experience includes advising and accompanying corporate groups on developing policies, manuals, controls and designing corporate governance structures,  as well as  monitoring of risks in day-to-day operations, including relationships with third-parties, and public and private entities.

Likewise, our practice includes two fundamental pillars: the prevention of money laundering and the anti-corruption advice. We have certified specialists in prevention of money laundering and compliance of applicable laws, in order to advise our clients in implementing measures for eliminating and preventing risks of being used by third-parties for laundering of illicit resources, as well as to establish necessary structures to comply with  provisions of the Federal Act for the Prevention and Identification of Operations with Resources of Illicit Origin (Ley Federal para la Prevención e Identificación de Operaciones con Recursos de Procedencia Ilícita) and secondary legislation, in order to identify vulnerable carried out activities and advise on compliance with the corresponding obligations. Our practice includes filing remedies before administrative authorities or before the Federal Court of Administrative Justice.

In the anti-corruption sector, we have specialists in implementing measures and procedures which are set forth in the General Act of Administrative Responsibilities, as well as with provisions of the most relevant international legislation on the matter, such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act or the United Kingdom Bribery Act. The foregoing, in order to prevent the commission of acts of corruption, both preventively and to promptly and properly react in the event of an audit and / or sanction by authorities.

The services of our Compliance and Business Integrity practice include, inter alia:

  • Draft, review and formalization of policies and manuals on ethics, anti-corruption, prohibited practices, prevention of money laundering, gifts and hospitality, data privacy, Know Your Customer and relationships with third parties, among others.

  • Design, structure, and implementation of Integrity Policies in accordance with the provisions of the General Act of Administrative Responsibilities.

  • Diagnosis, design and implementation of tailored business integrity programs for each of our clients.

  • Advice regarding normativity and regulation of various matters, including prevention of money laundering, anti-corruption, Human Rights, Official Mexican Standards (Normas Oficiales Mexicans), data privacy, among others.

  • Counseling on corporate governance, administrative bodies, operating rules and internal controls, best practices and protection of partners, shareholders, directors and officers.

  • Advice on internal investigations, reporting lines and monitoring of internal sanctioning processes and voluntary complaints.

  • Coaching and training on various levels regarding compliance, mitigation of legal risks, applicable legal framework, implementation and understanding of internal policies and manuals.

  • Advice in compliance of obligations regarding prevention of money laundering, submitting notices, identification of operations and design of structures to comply with requirements for financial entities.

  • Draft of specific due diligence processes in matters of regulatory compliance, anti-corruption and prevention of money laundering.