Lawyer (MX) with MSc in Law, Governance, Risk and Compliance from the University of Law (UK), honorary member of the International Compliance Association (ICA), certified GRC professional from 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.
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
Chairman 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 Association (WCA), the International Compliance Association (ICA), the Mexican Association of Ethics and Compliance Professionals (AMPEC), the Association of Corporate Counsels (ACC) and the National Compliance Commission (CONACOM).
Certified professional in Cybersecurity, Blockchain, 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 by the Samara University of 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) and Compliance Lawyer of the Year in Mexico (2021) by The New World Report.
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