Daniel Medina®

Lawyer (MX), honorary member of the International Compliance Association (ICA), certified professional in GRC by the University of Manchester (UK) with more than 10 years of experience in financial crime prevention, regulatory and legal compliance, in Mexico, LATAM, United States, United Kingdom, Asia and the European Union.

Key highlights

2019 - 2021

Top #1 Fintech in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Romania and an International Bank in Dominica.

2018 - 2021

CNBV Authorizations for Financial Technology Institutions (IFPE, IFCO) in Mexico.

2018 - 2019

Corporate compliance for a top-tier Japanese bank.

2014 - 2018

Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA), First Tier Bank, and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

2010 - 2014

Settlement Agreement, MSB and the State of Arizona

President of the Experimental and Space Sciences Committee (CONACOM), Advisor to the Innovation and Technology Committee (AMPEC), Leader of the Open Community of Law, Ethics and Compliance (COADDEC). Professor of Law and Ethics at prestigious universities such as Tecnológico de Monterrey (number 1 private university in Mexico).

Associate Member of the Mexican Bar Association (BMA), the National Association of Corporate Lawyers (ANADE), the International Bar Association (IBA), the World Compliance Network (WCA), the International Compliance Association (ICA), the Mexican Association of Ethics and Compliance Professionals (AMPEC), the Association of Corporate Lawyers (ACC) and the National Compliance Commission (CONACOM).

Certified professional in Cybersecurity (ICTTF), Blockchain (BAM), Artificial Intelligence, Cryptocurrencies, Fintech, LegalTech, Human Rights, Anti-Corruption, Money Laundering Prevention (CNBV). Specialized in Financial Law by the Mexican Association of Stock Exchange Institutions (AMIB), New Technologies Law by the Mexican Bar Association (BMA), Corporate Law by the Latin American University (ULA), Criminal Liability of the Legal Entity by the Ius Semper University (UIS) and Space Law (Samara University, Russia).

Recognized as Compliance Leader in Mexico by El Contribuyente (2018), Most Disruptive Digital Lawyer in Mexico by Foro Jurídico (2019), Best Risk and Compliance Consultant (2020), Compliance Lawyer of the Year in Mexico (2021) by The New World Report, and featured on the cover of Compliance Officer (MX) magazine in 2021 for his contributions to the field of space law and experimental sciences.

Daniel's Publications

The Compliance Background

The Compliance Background

The emergence of compliance work is not a new development in Mexico, but it faces…

Compliance Skills

Compliance Skills

Leaving aside the ideal profession to be a CO, what is worthy of study are…

Ethics in Software Design

Ethics in Software Design

Cambridge Analytica Ltd. evidenced that the human mind and its behavior can be studied.