Compliance in the Pacific Alliance in the Era of Lava Jato

We are delighted to announce details of our, Compliance in the Pacific Alliance in the Era of Lava Jato seminar, in association with Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados.

Date: Monday, 24th September 2018


Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center,
Calle Las Begonias 450. San Isidro
Lima, 27,

Room: Ballroom

Timings: 08:00am - 13:30pm


08:00 – 08:30 Breakfast and Registration
08:30 – 09:00 Keynote Address
09:00 – 10:15 Panel 1: Corporate Responsibility and Anti-Corruption Compliance Programs
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:00 Panel 2: Risk assessment of corporate corruption in M & A operations and project financing
12:00 – 13:00 Panel 3: Compliance and paradigm change in the corporate culture
13:00 – 13:30 Networking

The event will be held in Spanish.

This event is free to attend and is open to in-house counsel.

Introductory Speech:

Luis Carlos Rodrigo Prado
Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

Luis Carlos Rodrigo is the managing partner of the firm. He advises mining and natural resources companies on project financing, M&A transactions and on the negotiation of legal stability agreements. He also provides corporate and commercial advice based on his comprehensive global understanding of corporate, mining and tax law.

He is a member of the board of major mining and insurance companies, as well as a member of the Advisory Committee of the Canada Peru Chamber of Commerce where he was also president (2007-2012), deputy chair (2000 to 2007) and member of the board (1997 - 2012). In 2011 he was granted the Gold Medallion by the Governor General of Canada. He serves in the IBA’s Energy, Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Environmental Committee and in the Latin American Regional Forum.

He holds a law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (1989) and an LL.M from Yale University (1993).


Fernando Molina
Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

Fernando Molina advises companies and sponsors, as well as financial and multilateral entities on the financing of infrastructure and energy projects. He further assists clients with M&A transactions, with special focus on projects and the design and implementation of corporate and structure financing. He participates in public and private securities offerings and in tender offers regulated by the Peruvian securities law.

He was an associate in the Banking & Restructuring Group of Clifford Chance in Washington DC for 3 years where he participated in Banking & Finance and M&A transactions in Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, USA, Philippines, Turkey, Russia and several countries of Central America. In 2006 he was seconded to the Infrastructure group of General Electric & Co. in Stamford, Connecticut.

Fernando Molina holds a law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (1998) and an LL.M. from Columbia University (2005). He is qualified to practice law both in New York and in Peru.

José Reaño
Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

José Reaño heads the Criminal Litigation and Corporate Compliance practice groups. He has extensive experience handling complex white-collar criminal matters for corporate clients. He acts for clients in court proceedings in business crime cases such as tax evasion, insider trading, money laundering, misappropriation and corporate fraud. He advises on criminal compliance programs, internal investigations, anticorruption regulations and criminal risk prevention strategies.

He holds a law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (2001) and completed doctoral studies in Criminal Law and Criminal Science at the Universidad Pompeu Fabra (2004).

José Luis Medina
Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

José Luis Medina advises on the design and implementation of programs preventing criminal compliance and internal investigations infringement of codes of conduct, and anti-corruption contingencies regulations. He also represents clients in criminal litigation proceedings linked to business and procurement.

Before joining Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados José Luis was an officer at the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights as well as the principal advisor at the Comisión de Alto Nivel Anticorrupción (CAN) – Special Governmental Anticorruption Body.

He holds a law degree from the Universidad Nacional de San Agustín de Arequipa (2005), a master's degree in Criminal Law from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and completed doctoral studies in Criminal Law at the Universidad de Sevilla.

Eduardo Paseta
Legal and Regulatory Compliance Manager
Minsur S.A.

Details to follow shortly.

Álvaro Carreño
Carey (Chile)

Álvaro Carreño is a Senior Associate at Carey and a member of the firm’s Compliance and Anti-Corruption Group. His practice focuses on all areas of criminal law, in particular, in complex litigation of white collar crimes, anti-corruption, money laundering, fraud, industrial and intellectual property crimes, criminal liability claims related to negligence, conflict solving, crisis management and compliance matters regarding criminal responsibility of legal entities.

Mr. Carreño graduated from Universidad de Chile and has a degree in Criminal Law from Universidad Católica de Chile, a degree in Criminal Procedure Law and Litigation from Universidad de Chile and a degree in Criminal Litigation in the New Criminal Procedure from Universidad Diego Portales.

He is a member of the Chilean Bar Association and of the International Insurance Law Association Chile (AIDA). He is also a professor of Procedural Law and Criminal Litigation at Universidad Alberto Hurtado and Professor of Procedural Law at Universidad San Sebastián.


Elizabeth Vicens
Cleary Gottlieb (USA)

Details to follow shortly.

Lorena Carrillo
General Counsel
Citibank of Peru S.A.

Details to follow shortly.

Mario Zambrano
Superintendente Adjunto de Riesgos
Superintendencia del Mercado de Valores (SMV)

Roster: Expert Consultant for short time Missions (Financial Regulation and Supervision), Monetary and Capital Markets Department (MCM), International Monetary Fund (IMF), 2012-17.

Past positions:
Head of Local Financial Markets Group, Office of Financial Stability, Financial Policy Division, Central Bank of Chile, 2011-13.
Chief of Intendency for Banking Supervision, Peruvian Superintendency of Banking, Insurance and Pensions Companies (SBS), 2002-2011.
Chief of Intendency for Risks Supervision, Peruvian Superintendency of Banking, Insurance and Pensions Companies; 1997-2001.
Head of Treasury Department, Central Bank of Peru; 1995-1997.

Degrees: Master in Finance and Banking, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, 2002.
Master in Economics, Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA, 1993.
B.A. in Economics, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Lima, Peru, 1985.

Other Studies: Diploma in Banking Law, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, January - May 2000.

Hugo Lopez Coll
Greenberg Traurig (Mexico)

HUGO LOPEZ COLL, is a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, in Mexico City. Mr. Lopez Coll graduated, with honors, from the Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM) and studied an LL.M. at Columbia Law School. He is admitted in New York and in Mexico. Mr. Lopez Coll has developed a broad practice representing domestic and international clients in Mexico on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets, regulatory and compliance matters, real estate, shareholders’ disputes and gaming issues.

Mr. Lopez Coll is also a member of a team of lawyers that constantly assist clients with issues arising under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the OECD Convention and the UN Convention Against Corruption as well as the Mexican National Anticorruption System. He has represented foreign public companies in Latin America in the structuring, implementation and roll-out of FCPA policies and procedures, as well as with internal corporate investigations.

Mr. Lopez Coll is a course professor on credit transactions and negotiable instruments at the Universidad Iberoamericana. Mr. Lopez Coll is also a regular speaker and commentator at business seminars and conferences.

Mr. Lopez Coll has been highly recommended as a leading lawyer by many publications and editorials including Chambers and Partners (ranked Band 1 lawyer in Compliance) and Global Investigations Review (GIR).

Héctor Figari Costa
Corporate External and Legal Affairs Lead

Peruvian lawyer with a Master Degree of Laws (LL.M.) pursued in Northwestern University School of Law. Broad professional experience in Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Contractual Law, E-Commerce, Privacy Law, Antitrust Law, Regulation of Markets (Telecommunications, Electricity, Transportation, Natural Gas and others), Dumping and Subsidies Law, Intellectual Property, Unfair Competition, Publicity Law and Consumer Protection Law.
Trained in negotiation under the model of Harvard University.
Selected by the prestigious publications Chambers & Partners (based on clients’ recommendations), “Latin America’s Leading Lawyers for Business: The Client’s Guide”, 2010, 2011, and 2012 editions and by Legal 500, 2012 edition and GC Powerlist: Peru 2018 edition.
Involved on the study, analysis and legal advice regarding privacy issues since it was first implemented in Peru.

Sandra Milena León
Brigard Urrutia (Colombia)

Lawyer of the San Buenaventura University of Cali, with a post graduate degree in Financial Legislation of the University of the Andes, Master of Law (LLM) in Financial and Securities Law of the University of Georgetown (USA), with non-degree studies in Leadership for Equity of the University from California in Berkeley (USA), certified as Risk Manager ISO31000 by PECB Canada.

As a member of the Compliance team, she advises clients in the comprehensive management of the compliance risks, with emphasis on the risks of Corruption and Bribery, Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism and Fraud; great experience on designing, structuring, implementation and reviewing of transparency, ethics and compliance programs, based on risk management, as well as in corporate governance schemes and implementation of international best practices; Fulbright Scholar, with more than 13 years of experience in corporate, commercial, financial, securities and compliance matters.


Gonzalo Gil Plano
Vice President, Head of Corporate Finance Group, Scotiabank

Gonzalo Gil Plano is vice president and head of Scotiabank Peru’s Corporate Finance group. He also serves as chairman of La Fiduciaria, a leading trust services company in Peru. Previously, he was part of corporate finance and capital markets teams of Scotiabank and Citibank. Gil Plano was also general manager of Citileasing and chairman of Citicorp Peru. Additionally, from 2011 until 2013 he served as chief financial officer of Edegel, where he also participated as a board member. Gil Plano holds a bachelor’s in economics from the Universidad de Lima and completed the executive program at the Universidad de Piura.