Greenberg Traurig’s Hugo López Coll Speaks at UNIFIM’s Sixth Annual Money Laundering and Risk Prevention Conference

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Hugo López Coll, a shareholder in the Mexico City office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, who is also a member of the firm’s Global Anti-Corruption Group, participated as a speaker at UNIFIM’s sixth annual Conference on “Money Laundering and Risk Prevention” in Mexico City, Mexico on September 10, 2015.

Hugo López Coll, a shareholder in the Mexico City office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, who is also a member of the firm’s Global Anti-Corruption Group, participated as a speaker at UNIFIM’s sixth annual Conference on “Money Laundering and Risk Prevention” in Mexico City, Mexico on September 10, 2015.

López Coll’s speech “Associated Risks and Best Practices Against Corruption,” focused on Mexico’s constitutional reforms that will provide stronger measures to prevent, investigate, and sanction corruption. López Coll also discussed how congress would have to draft and ratify implementing laws to create a new National Anti-Corruption System in Mexico.

UNIFIM is a civil association founded in 2008 by a group of financial institutions with majority Mexican capital, interested in creating a spirit of healthy competition and strengthening the financial system in Mexico. The discussion forum is designed to further the understanding of the country’s financial services, and to develop and disseminate local and international economic information regarding various market segments.

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 (Ley Federal para la Prevención e Identificación de Operaciones con Recursos de Procedencia Ilícita); (ii) the Anti-Corruption Law for Government Procurement (Ley Federal Anticorrupción en Contrataciones Públicas); (iii) the Data Protection Law (Ley Federal de Protección de Datos Personales en Posesión de Particulares); (iv) the Consumer Protection Law (Ley Federal de Protección al Consumidor); (v) the Gaming Law (Ley Federal de Juegos y Sorteos); 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 UN Convention Against Corruption.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from 37 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite and among the most “Tech Savvy.” It was on the 2013-2015 BTI Client Service 30 listings of firms “most recognized by clients for providing excellent client service,” and one of the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard “Power Elite,” based on the nature and strength of its client relationships. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.

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