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Corporate Compliance - Spain
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Begoña Fernández is the head of Deloitte Legal´s Regulatory & Compliance Department.
Begoña is the Regulatory & Compliance Global Leader at Deloitte Legal (84 countries) since 2019 and is also member of the Anti-Money Laundering Committee of Deloitte, and the Criminal Risk Prevention Committee.
She has contributed to the exponential development of the Regulatory and Compliance law industry in Deloitte Legal, leading a professional team of 20 lawyers located across four Spanish Autonomous Regions.
Begoña has been designated Best Lawyer in the Corporate Governance & Compliance area. In 2017 she was identified as one of Iberian Lawyer´s InspiraLAw´s Top 50 outstanding women lawyers for Spain & Portugal. She has also been ranked by Chambers & Partners in 2020 in Band 3 and up to Band 2 in 2021.
Begoña has been co-author of the article ‘Seguridad de la información’, 2019; ‘2010 Contentious Yearbook for Lawyers. The most important cases on litigation and arbitration’, Wolters Kluwer, among others.
In june 2021, she was appointed as member of the IOC (Compliance Officer Institution) advisory Board. Begoña is member of the Spanish Compliance Association (Asociación Española de Compliance, ASCOM) and IOC (Instituto de Oficiales de Cumplimiento).