Anti-corruption, Procurement, Risks & Training for Multinationals in Latin America.
"We make anti-corruption Easier"
-Anticorrupción, Contratación Pública, Impuestos y Entrenamiento para Multinacionales
en México y Latinoamérica-
"It´s not about doing, it´s about becoming; integrity"
26 April 2013.
We welcome Jackie Roa Pegg to OCA LAW FIRM.
We are very pleased to announce that Jackie joined this week our firm. She is now part of the Anti-corruption team.
Prior to joining Oca Law Firm, Jackie was a audit and contract attorney in México City. She handled FCPA-related federal and local procurement contracts and impresive negotiations with government. She has experience as an inhouse counsel too and participated in several multi-million dollar transactions while working for a couple of corporations.
Jackie has implemented ethics and anti-corruption policies, compliance programs and led investigations and will continue to do so at OCA.
We warmly welcome Jackie to our firm. With our desire to continually increase our capacity to handle fraud, corruption investigations and rendering opinions on FCPA compliance daily basis, we are excited about the addition of Jackie and her wealth of experience to our firm.
Luis F. Ortiz
Webinar: "Anti-corruption in México: New law, Anti-corruption Commission and Where companies go wrong"
Luis will lead a webinar for TRACE INTERNATIONAL
April 18, 2013 12pm (EDST)
April-May: Anticorruption Training in Mexico:
Luis F. Ortiz & Eduardo Nuñez will speak and train multinational compliance officers and counsels with Ernst & Young, Coebio, Cetifarma and Indepac. Request Full Brochure Pdf email@example.com
"One of the most solid and complete events I have ever seen in Latin America on Anti-corrption Training, I´ve been to several."
Valle Redondo`s General Counsel
"We will be there, that´s a fact"
April: Más del caso de corrupción entre BIZJET y el
Estado Mayor, Gobierno de Sinaloa y Coahuila.
More on Bizjet`s corrpution scandal in Mexico.
Press Release DOJ / Comunicado Departamento Justicia
Luis F. Ortiz: appointed President of Ethics Committee at IMEF (Instituto Nacional de Ejecutivos de Finaznas www.imef.org.mx)
Estela de Luz: RESUELVE JUEZ EXPEDIENTE PENAL
De 300mdp a 1,300mdp / Orden de Aprehensión / Y los integrantes del Fideicomiso?
México en la tabla media (D+) en el Indice Anticorrupción de Defensa Gubernamental.
Transparencia Internacional Publicó el
Defense Index - Corrupción en los Sistemas de Defensa: Riesgo de Corrupción Política y otros temas:
26 Feb 2013: FCPA/ Anticorruption Conference
Luis F. Ortiz (Anticorruption Committee),
Nick Panes (http://www.burlesonllp.com/ )
Alex Perez (http://www.burlesonllp.com/)
Hotel Hyatt Polanco, Mexico City 8am
JAN 2013: Luis F. Ortiz has been reelected as Director of the Anticorruption Committee at National Corporate Counsel Association www.anade.org.mx
JAN 2013: Luis F. Ortiz speaks to corporate counsels as head of the Anticorruption Committee at National Corporate Counsel Association "Comisión Nacional Anticorrupción":
Luis Ortiz @local newspaper on Anticorruption Commission
(Mexico) Click here
MEXICO sube de 3.0 a 3.4 en el Índice de Percepción de la Corrupción de Transparencia Internacional.
INDICE PERCEPCIÓN CORRUPCIÓN 2012 CLICK full brochure
CORRUPTION PERCEPTION INDEX 2012
Project leaders: Enrique Díaz & Luis F. Ortiz teamed up with Mr. Horacio Tenorio (former Servimet, S.A. General Counsel)from Querétaro for the selling agreement of the new aerospace industrial complex.
They are still representing owners on international transactions and receiving foreign investors.
Elected President PEÑA NIETO
The Anti-Corruption Commission in Mexico proposed by Enrique Peña Nieto (PRI) could mark a turning point in the PRI’s tarnished history and the country’s declining transparency. Full Note(here)
Mexico´s Anti-Money Laundering Law
Mexico has an Anti-Money Laundering Law. On October 17, the Law Decree was published in the official gazette. This law sets out the specific criteria for the Ministry of Finance and the General Attorney`s special unit to assess financial entities and corporations regarding a wide variety of activities or "vulnerable activities." Some of these are: gambling or raffle business, travelers’ checks or instruments used as a method of payment (such as credit and service cards, including pre-paid cards), hose in the lending, mortgage, or commodity or currency exchange business, commercializing or brokering precious metals, gemstones, jewelry, among others.
Anticorruption Training for Agents and Intermediaries
Luis F. Ortiz and Eduardo Nuñez will train TP´s dealing with multinationals and large Mexican Companies in Mexico on August 9th and 10th at the ICC Conference Center.
COEBIO.org "distintivo empresa bioéticamente responsable"
Luis F. Ortiz has accepted to be part of Bioethics NGO Council www.coebio.org and will lead the anti-bribery training and anti-corruption policy assessments for potential certified companies. With COEBIO, Luis has been authorized by the Mexican Ministry of Labor as trainer/instructor on anti-bribery.
OCA LAW FIRM´s News:
Feb. 26, 2013. Luis F. Ortiz moderates US/UK "FCPA" Panel of Experts @Hyatt Regency Hotel.
Jan. 2013. Luis F. Ortiz´s Conference on Anticorruption click for Invitation
Dec. 2012. Oca Law firm´s 2012 Corruption Report (clients and friends only: email us).
Nov. 2012. Luis F. Ortiz becomes part of COEBIO´s (Bioethics-NGO) general council
Aug. 8th. OCA will be leading a multinational anti-corruption trianing (FCPA-UK- Mex Anti-corruption Law and Risks)
AUG 8-10 2012. Luis F. Ortiz guides and acomplishes new Mexican Anti-Corruption Law / FCPA anti-bribery training for GM, 3M, Ingram Micro, Phillip Morris in-house counsels.
July 12: Our friends, Luis E. Graham (Chadbourne & Park), and Roberto Hernandez (Comad, S.C.) joined our Partner Mr. Luis F. Ortiz at the ANADE Colegio (National Corporate Counsel Association) for a stunning Anti-corruption Conference regarding the New Mexican "Anti-corruption LAW" "FCPA" and Corruption & Risk Management. 3M, GM, Daimler, GE, Herdez among others were present.
Slides July 12
June 8th: México could have an Anti-corruption Law (see below) very soon. OCA law firm was present today at the signing of the Anti-corruption Presidential Law Decree at the Presidential house.
June 1st.: After misteriously loosing all info. and pdf files that had just came in to the webpage, Mexico has AGAIN a NON-Profit web site for Corporate-WHISTLEBLOWERS. www.mexicoanticorrupcion.org
May 2012. CEMEFI se pronuncia respecto de caso Walmart y el posible retiro de el distintivo RSE® (Responsabilidad Social Empresarial) para casos que tengan resolución judicial en su contra. http://cemefi.org/Filantropicas/posicion-del-cemefi-ante-el-caso-walmart.html
WHAT CAN WE DO FOR YOU?
ANTI-Bribery in MEXICO and LATAM.
We understand FCPA and its impact on multinationals and indirect impact on Mexican corporations trying to do business with them.
We are one of the first Mexican leading Law Firms taking care of anti-bribery issues in Latin America combining wide variety of specialities such as risk assessments, international taxation, corporate fraud prevention) and anti-corruption compliance.
We are founders of the anti-corruption committee at the National Corporate Counsel Association (www.anade.org.mx) and participate actively with our government´s programs on integrity and ethics groups. We are certified lawyers.
FCPA and UK´s compliance is more important than ever in MEXICO and Latin America and should be handled only by certified lawyers.
Cases like WALMART, Siemens, Tyson Foods, CFE, BIZjet &, ABB and others have made clear the need for regional expertise when creating and implementing anti-corruption compliance procedures in LATIN AMERCIA. Also, when governmental investigations are going on.
Let us be part of your Risk-free and
anti-bribery policy implementing and design.
Our Goal is to Help Corporations with:
- Designing and implementing Anti-bribery policy
- Third party investigations
- Government Investigations
- Public Bidding (Federal-Local) Procurement
- Risk Assessments
- Opinions and analyze transactions for compliance
- Employee Training, Monitoring and External Audit.
ASK some of our most Recent Clients and Friends:
Daimler Financial (Finance)
Hermes Aviation (Aerospace Cargo)
Administration Ministry (Government)
Bremas LLC (Energy)
ASB Alliance Strategic Business LLC
Bremas Mexico (Infra-Proyect Administration)
SAE (Airport´s Land and Property Administration)
Bunker LLC (Import, Entretainment and Logistics)
Indepac LLC (Education)
TRAINING (Ethics, Corruption Prevention, Risk based approach due dilligence, Bioethics):
We have LECTURED and/or provided TRAINING to In-house Counsels or employees from:
Research and Law and Specialized Law Reviews:
National Corporate Counsel Association (ANADE.org.mx)
Criminal Law Institute: (indepac.edu.mx)
Law Faculty: (anahuac.edu.mx)
Dofiscal - Lexis Nexis - Corporate Lawyer Mag. (abogadocorporativo.com.mx)
Speakers & Conferencing
on 2009 - 2012
Canadian Corporate Counsel Association
OAS www.oas.org @ Colombia
National Corporate Counsel Association (Mex) on Anti-corruption and FCPA Impact on Mexican Companies.
OECD in situ assessement on Anti-corruption @ Mexico City
Institute of Energy Law @ Mexico on Ethics and Anti-corruption.
Ministry of Administration Integrity Conference @ Mexico City
Barreu du Quebec and Mexico´s Task Force on Profesionalization of Law Profession and Sanctioning System with Ministry of Government.
APEC: Legal Sanctioning System @ Singapore
WE ARE CERTIFIED LAWYERS AND FOLLOW THE NATIONAL CORPORTATE COUNSEL ASSOCIATION ETHICS CODE AND MEXICAN BAR´s.
La prestación de servicios legales de forma ética.
Rendering Legal Services based on ethics.
PLEASE CHECK (click) TO SEE OUR ETHICS CODE:
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"Service is our priority"
1.- June 8, 2012
El Presidente Calderón firma el Decreto por el que expide la Ley Anticorrupción en Contrataciones Públicas.
President Calderon signes the Law Decree on Anticorruption.
2.- ANTI-CORRUPTION LAW: Lower Chamber finally passed the Mexican Anticorruption Law. This law will affect all public bids and relationship with government.
New severe sanctions (debarment and fines for private sector), whistleblowing and new criminal typologies are part of the legal body.
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3.- NEW OFFICE:
STARTING JULY 2012, our Associate Mr. ENRIQUE DIAZ will take over as head of our QUERETARO (province) office and will be in charge of our AVIATION LEGAL SERVICES in his jurisdiction.
Enrique and our Mexico’s office participated in the regularization and trust incorporation of the land which received EUROCOPTER for a USD100million investment.
(Real Estate work involved: merge, investments and permits for Eurocopter´s future investment.)
We have three offices for your convenience: Two in Mexico City (North near Santa Fe Business Centers and Near Downtown) and at the Querétaro province at the newest business zone. (1)
We have three offices conveniently located for you:
Two in Mexico City (One north near Santa Fe Business center and one near Downtown) and a third one in the State of Querétaro -province- at the newest business zone.
STARTING JUNE 2012, OUR QUERETARO OFFICE WILL OPEN OUR AVIATION LAW AREA.
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