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Greenberg Traurig, PA

Compliance

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What the team is known for

Front-running practice occupying a leading position in the compliance arena. Garners praise from clients for its notable activity in investigations concerning money laundering, bribery and fraud, boasting renowned expertise in both the FCPA and Mexican anti-corruption frameworks. Also frequently retained by corporate clients to advise on operational compliance with current legislation and propose improvements by way of gap analyses, as well as designing compliance programmes in respect of corruption, money laundering and fraud.

Strengths

One impressed client praises the firm's expertise, pointing out that "from the way that they structure investigations and carry them out, it is clear that they really know their stuff and act with professionalism."

Another source adds: "They have great relationships with clients," going on to highlight "their experience in this practice area and their responsiveness."

Work highlights

Continued to act for Walmart, assisting the company with its global anti-corruption programme and third-party vetting issues.

Notable practitioners

Acknowledged by interviewees as a leading light in compliance, Hugo Lopez Coll is described by one peer as "a point of reference in the compliance area in Mexico." Clients add: "Hugo led the way and was very dedicated and thorough in gathering all necessary information to handle the matter in the best way possible. He made us feel very comfortable at all times during a difficult situation." Lopez Coll continues to act for high-profile clients in this space, advising on investigations, third-party vetting and general reviews of commercial contracts from an anti-corruption perspective.

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Overview

Greenberg Traurig's Global Anti-Corruption Group is a multi-disciplinary team of global governance, compliance, economic crime, securities, and corporate lawyers with extensive experience in evaluating, designing, enhancing, monitoring and defending global corporations’ anti-corruption compliance programs based on international laws and standards, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

Greenberg Traurig Mexico City Compliance Practice Group is comprised of a premier team of lawyers with expertise on local law, including the new enacted body of laws of the so-called “National Anti-corruption System”.

The team’s experience also includes:

  • Conducting corruption-related M&A due diligence, internal investigations (frequently multi-jurisdictional), risk assessments, compliance assessments and program implementation efforts (such as training) in Mexico and other jurisdictions. 
  • Representing clients before Mexican and foreign enforcement agencies, as well as World Bank, and regional Development Banks in enforcement actions.

Key features of our practice include:

  • Expertise: Unique combination of litigation and compliance professionals who work seamlessly together to achieve meaningful results for clients.
  • Proven results in cutting edge cases: We make every effort to assist clients to prevent violations, and when violations do occur, to resolve them with minimal financial or reputation harm.  

Members

Becerra, Jacqueline

Lopez Coll, Hugo

Industries

Aerospace

Banks

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Insurance

Media

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Retail

Telecommunications

Transportation

Compliance Department

Greenberg Traurig, PA

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Department location

Av. Paseo de la Refoma 265, P.H. 1

Col. Cuauhtemoc

Mexico City

Ciudad de México

Mexico

06500

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