Anti-Bribery & Money Laundering
In connection with the activity of private entities and/or officers subject to extraterritorial jurisdiction of the United States’ Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) the United Kingdom’s UK Bribery Act, the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention and Mexican legislation in the matter.
As a result of our participation in different mergers and acquisitions, cross-border transactions and investments, we have significant experience in the following tasks:
- Due diligence processes and legal methodologies for detecting questionable practices.
- Evaluation and adoption of corrective measures, issuance of policies and guidelines in anti-bribery, money laundering, conflicts of interests, business conduct and ethics codes, among other compliance regulatory provisions.
- Preparation and implementation of corporate-policy compliance programs for national companies, such as codes of ethics and conflict of interest, as well as their adaptation for the compliance of international standards and instruments, such as the FCPA, the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention and the UK Bribery Act. The Firm also participates in due diligence processes and investigations in connection with the foregoing regulations and legal framework.
- Filing of notices and disclosures with governmental agencies in Mexico, defense, sanction and blacklisting procedures of officers and companies in Mexico.