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Hugo López Coll Participates in American Conference Institute’s 2016 Anti-Corruption Summit in Brazil

SAO PAULO May 25, 2016Hugo López Coll, a shareholder in the Mexico City office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, who is also a member of the firm’s Global Anti-Corruption Group, participated as a panelist during the recent American Conference Institute’s (ACI) Anti-Corruption Summit which took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

López Coll and Ramiro Cabrero, regional legal & compliance director for Baker Hughes (Argentina), discussed the future of compliance and risk management in Brazil, Mexico and Argentina during a panel discussion titled “Latin America Anti-Corruption Year in Review: Practical Updates on Argentina Post-Election, Mexico’s New National Anti-Corruption System and Other Regional Developments.”

The panel focused on the role that the new government of Argentina will play on anti-corruption and tracking stocks. The panelists also discussed the expectations surrounding Mexico’s anti-corruption secondary laws, and how Argentine and Mexican legislation compares with Brazilian anti-corruption legislation.

ACI is devoted to providing the business intelligence that senior decision-makers need to respond to challenges around the world. Staffed by industry specialists, lawyers and other professionals, ACI operates as a think tank, monitoring trends and developments in all major industry sectors, the law, and public policy – with the aim of providing information on the leading edge.

López Coll advises Mexican entities and their holding companies, both in regulated and non-regulated industries, on regulatory and compliance matters with several Mexican laws, including: (i) the Anti-Money Laundering Law; (ii) the Anti-Corruption Law for Government Procurement; (iii) the Data Protection Law; (iv) the Consumer Protection Law; (v) the Gaming Law; and (vi) other laws in the financial, telecommunications, and other regulated industries.

In addition, López Coll regularly assists clients with issues arising under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the OECD Convention, and the U.N. Convention Against Corruption.