The Guide to Corporate Compliance - 1st Edition

The Guide to Corporate Compliance - 1st Edition

Pages: 329

ISBN: 978-1-83862-428-6



  • £175.00

Published by Latin Lawyer and LACCA, edited by Andrew M Levine, a litigation partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, Reynaldo Manzanarez Radilla, a corporate attorney and compliance professional, Valeria Plastino, vice president, general counsel and regional ethics and compliance officer at CenturyLink, and Fabio Selhorst, general counsel, chief integrity officer and chief communications officer at Camargo Corrêa Infra, The Guide to Corporate Compliance is designed to assist key corporate decision makers and their advisers in the effective handling of their compliance obligations in Latin America.

The guide delivers specialist insight to our readers –general counsel, compliance officers, government agencies and private practitioners – who must navigate the region’s complex, fast-changing framework of rules and regulations.

In preparing this guide, we have been working with practitioners from a variety of disciplines and geographies, who have contributed a wealth of knowledge and experience. We are grateful for their cooperation and insight.

Introduction
Andrew M Levine

Part 1: Setting the Scene

  • The Evolution of Compliance: How Did We Get Here?
    Peter Spivack and Isabel Costa Carvalho
  • Latin America’s Compliance Climate Today
    Jocelyn E Strauber, Julie Bédard, Lauren A Eisenberg and Mayra Suárez

Part 2: Building an Effective Compliance Programme

  • The Profile of a Successful Compliance Department
    Reynaldo Manzanarez Radilla
  • Developing a Robust Compliance Programme in Latin America
    Brendan P Cullen and Anthony J Lewis
  • The Board, Compliance and Rising Expectations
    Andrew Jánszky
  • Building Effective Internal Communication Channels
    Daniel R Alonso, Andrew P Pennacchia, Benjamin W Hutten and Norma Ramirez-Marin
  • Employee Compliance Training: Adapting Programmes to Local Laws
    and Customs
  • Luis A García Campuzano
  • How to Conduct Internal Investigations of Alleged Wrongdoing
    Adrián Magallanes Pérez and Diego Sierra Laris
  • Embracing Technology
    Matt Galvin and Vincent M Walden

Part 3: Compliance as a Business Advantage

  • Selling Integrity
    Carolina Goldenberg and Jussara Rocha Tibério
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  • Assessing and Mitigating Compliance Risks in the Transactional Context
    Andrew M Levine and Erich O Grosz
  • The Advantages of a Robust Compliance Programme in the Event of an External Investigation
    Shin Jae Kim, Renata Muzzi Gomes de Almeida, Giovanni Paolo Falcetta, Karla Lini Maeji, Fabio Rawet Heilberg and Laís Neme Cury Augusto Rezende
  • Certifications of Ethics: Are They Worth It?
    José Quiñones, Evelyn Rebuli, Ignacio Grazioso, Javier Castellan and Luis Pedro Martínez

Part 4: Legislative and Regulatory Pressure Points

  • Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Law
    Ana Maria Belotto, Antenor Madruga and Mariana Tumbiolo
  • Environmental and Health and Safety Compliance: Avoiding Costly Penalties
    Luis Fernando Macías Gómez, Alexander Acosta Jurado, María Paula González Espinel, Carolina Porras and Irene Salazar
  • Navigating Competition Rules From a Chile Perspective
    Lorena Pavic, José Pardo and Benjamín Torres
  • Compliance Checks for Avoiding Tax Evasion Fines
    Carolina Rozo Gutiérrez and Pamela Alarcón Arias

Part 5: Staying Compliant in Higher-Risk Industries

  • Working with the Public Sector: How to Say ‘No’ to Bribery in the Oil and Gas and Infrastructure Industries in Brazil
    Anna Carolina Malta Spilborghs and José Guilherme Berman
  • Risk Management in the Financial Services Industry in Argentina and the Changes Being Adopted
    Maximiliano D’Auro and Gustavo Papeschi
  • Data Privacy and Protection Relating to Healthcare in Europe, the United States and Brazil
    Fabio Alonso Vieira and Carolina Barbosa Cunha Costa

Part 6: Trends to Watch

  • The Creep of Legislation Targeting Private Corruption
    Ben O’Neil and Francesca Wool
  • External Compliance Monitorships
    Erica Sellin Sarubbi and Tomás Fezas Vital Mesquita

Andrew M Levine

Andrew Levine is a litigation partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and focuses his practice on white-collar and regulatory defence, internal investigations and a broad range of complex commercial litigation. He regularly defends companies and individuals in criminal, civil and regulatory enforcement matters and has conducted countless investigations in Latin America and throughout the world. Chambers Global recognises Mr Levine as a leading lawyer in corporate crime and investigations in Latin America, where clients have described him as ‘a reassuring presence in tumultuous times’ with ‘a very business-oriented way of finding and presenting solutions’. Latin Lawyer notes Mr Levine’s ‘substantial work in Latin America’, recognising him as one of the top lawyers active on anti-corruption matters in the region. In 2014, Mr Levine was named in Global Investigations Review’s inaugural ‘40 Under 40’ list of the world’s leading investigations lawyers.

Before joining Debevoise, Mr Levine served as deputy counsel to the Independent Inquiry Committee into the United Nations Oil-for-Food Programme. He received his JD from Yale Law School and graduated with BA summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Yale College.

Reynaldo Manzanarez Radilla

Reynaldo Manzanarez Radilla is a corporate attorney and compliance professional with substantial experience in international law as it relates to Latin America. He has broad experience in managing legal and compliance issues. Currently, he holds the position of Senior Director of Ethics and Compliance for the United States, Canada and the Latin American regions at Brightstar Corp. He has been working at Brightstar since 2013; however, he assumed his current role in 2015. Previously, he served as lead attorney with regional responsibilities across Latin America at Cisco Systems and Oracle. He also worked at Microsoft and GE Capital, holding local roles in Mexico. Before serving as in-house counsel, he acquired corporate experience working as an associate at Santamarina & Steta and SAI Consultores in Mexico, which are well recognised firms. He is a Mexican attorney and has studied telecommunications law and intellectual property.

Valeria Plastino

Valeria Plastino is a vice president, general counsel and regional compliance officer for CenturyLink in Latin America. She has more than 20 years of in-house and top tier law firm experience and spent 15 of these years in the technology and telecommunications industries working as in-house counsel and overseeing the Latin American operations of public companies. In her current role, she leads and coordinates a team of 18 legal professionals located in 10 countries, focusing on complex business transactions, corporate governance and compliance, legal risk and litigation management, regulatory affairs, data protection and commercial contracts management. Prior to joining CenturyLink, Ms Plastino was a senior associate at the Argentine law firm Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi and a corporate associate at the international law firm Paul Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in its New York office.

Ms Plastino holds a Master of Laws degree (LLM) in international legal studies from New York University School of Law and has completed the Executive Education Program, ‘Management Program for Lawyers’, at Yale School of Management. She is a frequent speaker on general counsel (GC) forums and at regional conferences on legal industry and in-house counsels’ career-related subjects and is deeply committed to supporting women’s professional development in their legal and corporate careers. Ms Plastino was the recipient of the Latin America Corporate Counsel Association´s General Counsel of the Year Award in 2017 and The Legal 500 GC Power List Argentina Award in 2019.

A native of Argentina, she is admitted to practise law in New York and Buenos Aires.

Fabio Selhorst

Fabio Selhorst is executive director of legal, compliance and communication at Camargo Corrêa Infra. He holds a juris doctor degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, Brazil. He has also attended an MBA in strategic marketing at the ESPM, Brazil, and studied advanced management at the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland. Mr Selhorst has more than 20 years of experience in different areas of business law, integrity/compliance, governance, risks, crisis management, corporate and government relations. He started his career in the mergers and acquisitions area of Pinheiro Neto Advogados and held several management positions at CCEE and ABB, before becoming vice president of legal and compliance at Siemens, Metso and General Motors for Brazil and South America. Has been with Camargo Corrêa Infra since December 2017.


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