Latin America Compliance & Cybersecurity
Guillermo Larrea is a corporate lawyer with a focus on compliance in Latin America. His practice includes corporate governance, anticorruption, privacy, and cybersecurity for domestic and multinational companies. Guillermo has handled investigations and audits relating to anticorruption, money laundering, and anti-fraud compliance for Fortune Global 500 companies.
Guillermo has deep experience investigating corruption allegations in the region related to bribery under Mexico’s National Anticorruption System, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and the U.K. Bribery Act.
Guillermo advises boards on strategic planning, crisis management, fiduciary duties, and conflicts of interest. He has addressed an array of data-driven concerns, including international transfers, breaches, cloud computing contracts, e-commerce, and the development of technologies such as IoT, FinTech, and blockchain in connection to their security and compliance effects in the region. Guillermo has been key in changing the compliance culture for companies in the Latin America region.
Guillermo lectures on corporate governance, has authored a number of legal articles, and coauthored the book Apuntes de Gobierno Corporativo (Notes on Corporate Governance). He also is a frequent speaker on corporate governance and anticorruption matters.
This session will address the latest legislative developments in key jurisdictions, including USA, Mexico, Colombia and Brazil in Fintech data driven/ cybersecurity developments. Specialists will comment on their jurisdictions, discussing enforcement, data protection regulations (addressing new technologies and Fintech), data breach notification requirements, and data transfer restrictions and challenges investors are facing in the region.