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Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi

Compliance

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What the team is known for

Top-tier firm with an esteemed department providing advice on compliance programmes, internal investigations and criminal law. Seasoned team assesses companies' risks to design and supervise tailor-made integrity programmes. Clients benefit from expertise in whistle-blower protection, compliance training initiatives and experience adapting existing compliance policies to Argentine law following acquisition processes. Unipar Carbocloro, Camin Cargo Control and Fundamenta Capital join the client roster.

Strengths

"The firm has an excellent reputation and we have always been happy with the service they provide. They’re prompt, accurate and pragmatic," clients enthuse, concluding that "they have a depth of experience that is unmatched in Argentina."

One interviewee appreciates the team's "unique service and knowledge," as well as their "business-oriented" approach. A source further lauds "their expertise on the preventive side of compliance matters."

Work highlights

Reviewed the Government of the City of Buenos Aires' compliance policies for state-owned companies, comparing them with international best practices and making recommendations to meet said standards.

Notable practitioners

A client declares: "I have worked with Fernando Basch incompliance and AML and hisperformance, expertise and knowledge is excellent."Observers comment: "Fernando is technically skilled and extremely aware of our needs; he understands the particularities of our business."

Department head Guillermo Jorge is lauded by a client, who states: "He sets the strategy and is very knowledgeable and technically skilled,"adding that "he is sensitive to doing business internationally." According to a source: "Guillermo is always available and provides peace of mind." He is also well known for his academic background.

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Overview

Bruchou leads the Compliance, Investigations and Corporate Criminal Law practice in Argentina. It has an unparalleled expertise in advising corporate clients in the context of internal investigations as well as in designing compliance risk-mitigating strategies in the context of specific transactions and day-to-day operations.

The Department’s services include: Advice in and development of internal investigations, e.g. of corporate fraud and in the context of FCPA or other transnational anti-bribery law enforcement actions; Criminal compliance counselling; Design and implementation of industry remedial strategies in sectors or operations exposed to high or structural corruption risks; Advice on the design, implementation, updating and evaluation of compliance programs.


Members

Arbeleche, Sergio

Basch, Fernando

Basch, Fernando

Bruchou, Enrique

Jorge, Guillermo

Compliance Department

Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi

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Department location

Ing Enrique Butty 275

Piso 12

Buenos Aires

Capital Federal

Argentina

C1001 AFA

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Argentina

Compliance


Fernando Basch
Band 3
Guillermo Jorge
Band 2