Olga Orozco


Agricultural Engineer with a Master’s in ethnobotany and a Ph.D. in botany from the City University of New York. Her 25 years of professional experience are centered in the application of codes of conduct, social and environmental certifications in international supply chains for agricultural products, manufacturing and electronics.  She has been Director of Operations at the Business Social Compliance Initiative (currently known as amfori)of the European Foreign Trade Association and also Director of Operations of the US-based social auditing company ALGI. Since 2015 she works at the International Labour Organization, presently as Chief Technical Advisor for the Responsible Business Conduct Project in Latin America and the Caribbean.

 

LOUIS B. BUCHMAN


  • French national
  • Avocat admitted in Paris (since 1974) and Attorney-at-Law admitted in New York (since 1989)
  • Founded Lexforce in January 2019 after more than a decade as partner of Fieldfisher LLP
  • Immediate past chair of the European and International Affairs Commission of the French National Bar Council(CNB)
  • Former chair of the Finance Committee and of the International Legal Services Committee of the Council of Barsand Law Societies of the European Union (CCBE)
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (participated as Counsel or arbitrator to more than 45 internationalarbitrations and to several international mediations)
  • Accredited Mediator (Paris Court of Appeals, WIPO, ICDR-AAA)
  • Former Vice-President of the French Business Lawyers Association (ACE)
  • Former council member of the Paris Bar
  • Navy Captain (Ret)

 

Carlos M. Ayala


Constitutional Law and Human Rights head of Department and tenure Professor in the Universidad Catolica “Andrés Bello” (1983- ), Universidad Central de Venezuela, Georgetown University (1998), University of Oxford (2011- ); American University Washington College of Law (1999; 2005-), Universidad Panamericana, México (2004- ); Adjunct Professor and Visiting Scholar at Washington College of Law (AU) (2019- ); Vice-president of the International Commission of Jurist (2017- ); President of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and former Rapporteur for the Rights of Indigenous People in the Americas (IACHR) (1996-1999); President of the Andean Commission of Jurists (2003-2009); Member of the board of the International Bar Association Human Rights Institute (2014-2019); Member of the International Commission for the process of selection and appointment of the Supreme Court of Justice of Ecuador on behalf of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (2005); Lawyer and Human Rights Defender before national and international organs (UN and OAS); Human Rights Legal Adviser for various international organizations; Member of the Academy of Political and Social Sciences of Venezuela (2011- ); and Author of several publications on the field of Constitutional Law and Human Rights.

 

Christina Blacklaws


Christina studied Jurisprudence at Oxford and qualified as a solicitor in 1991.

Christina Blacklaws is a former President of the Law Society of England and Wales, the representative body of over 150,000 solicitors.

She is an innovator in the legal field, having developed and managed one of the first ‘virtual’ law firms and set up the UK’s very first Alternative Business Structure with the Cooperative Group. She was also one of the first Directors of Innovation at a top UK firm.

She now runs her own consultancy business providing strategic advice particularly in the areas of transformational change, technological developments and diversity and inclusion.

Christina is a non-executive director for 3 large law firms and for a lawtech business specialising in resource management and provides bespoke advice to many more.

She holds a range of public appointments including chairing two UK Government bodies in lawtech- The LawTech UK Panel and Innovate UK’s Next Generation Services Advisory Group. She is a member of the Ministry of Justice’s Legal Support Advisory Group.

Christina is a thought leader in the law and technology field. She chaired a Commission which reported on the use of algorithms in the criminal justice system ( https://www.lawsociety.org.uk/topics/research/algorithm-use-in-the-criminal-justice-system-report ), has had a paper published in the Royal Society’s Philosophical Transactions A ( https://royalsocietypublishing.org/toc/rsta/376/2128 ) and lectures internationally on technology, innovation and the future of legal services. Her recent TEDx talk on algorithmic bias can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPfkhfWPIwA&feature=youtu.be

She holds a Visiting Fellowship with the University of Manchester where she supports the Business School Computer Science and Law Faculties to develop structural engagement with the legal services industry.

Christina is passionate about diversity and inclusion and is the representative for the Women Lawyers Division on the Law Society of England and Wales Council and an active member of Thomson Reuters Women in Leadership in Law Advisory Board. She also sits on the editorial board of Women Lawyers.
As President, she spearheaded the largest ever global research on women in law involving thousands of lawyers over 20 countries and resulting in three reports and a UK government backed Pledge.

Christina speaks internationally on a wide range of business, legal and ethical topics and is a multi-award winning (for innovation and diversity and inclusion) published author, lecturer and frequent media commentator.

 

SERGIO DÍAZ RICCI


Abogado por la Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, con Diploma de especialización en Derecho Constitucional y Políticas del Centro de Estudios Constitucionales de Madrid.

Doctor en Derecho por la Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Profesor Titular Regular (Catedrático) en distintas universidades de Argentina, España, México, Perú y Bolivia.

Es Presidente del Instituto Iberoamericano de Derecho Parlamentario y Vicepresidente de la Asociación Argentina de Derecho Constitucional.

Miembro de la Comisión de Derecho Constitucional de la IABA.

Ex LEGISLADOR provincial y ex DEFENSOR DEL PUEBLO de Tucumán.

Autor de libros: “Teoría de la Reforma Constitucional”; “Digesto ambiental de Tucumán, el NOA y la Nación”; y publicaciones en revistas especializadas en Argentina, España, Italia, Portugal, Perú, Chile, Colombia, Bolivia, México.
De igual forma es Autor del CODIGO PROCESAL CONSTITUCIONAL DE TUCUMAN.

 

 

FLAVIO GALVÁN RIVERA


Especialista en Derecho Privado, Licenciado, Maestro y Doctor en Derecho por la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Desde 1976 a la fecha, es profesor en la Facultad de Derecho de la UNAM, tanto en la División de Estudios Profesionales como en Postgrado.

Ha sido profesor de Postgrado en varias Universidades Autónomas de los Estados de la República Mexicana, así como en Universidades Privadas, actualmente en la Facultad de Derecho de la Barra Nacional de Abogados y en el Instituto Internacional del Derecho y del Estado. Es Profesor visitante en la Escuela Centroamericana de Gobierno y Democracia, con sede en San Salvador, República de El Salvador.

Fue Presidente del Tribunal Electoral del Poder Judicial de la Federación, en el que fungió como Magistrado de Sala Superior de 2006 a 2016 y como Secretario General de Acuerdos de 1996 a 2006. Fue Magistrado de Sala Regional del Tribunal Federal Electoral, de 1991 a 1996, y Secretario de Estudio y Cuenta del Tribunal de lo Contencioso Electoral, de 1987 a 1990.

Es autor de los libros: Derecho Procesal Electoral Mexicano; Lecciones de Derecho Electoral y Democracia Participativa; Estudios de Derecho Electoral, sustantivo y Procesal; Diccionario Electoral Legal; Justicia Electoral a 25 Años de Distancia, y El Concubinato en el vigente Derecho Mexicano.

Es coautor en más de 50 obras jurídicas, publicadas en México, Costa Rica, España y Ecuador.

 

 

ENRIQUE ANDRADE GONZÁLEZ


Licenciatura en Derecho por la Universidad Iberoamericana, con estudios de Doctorado en la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Ha desempeñado diversos cargos en el sector público en la oficina de la Presidencia de la República como Director de Audiencias; en la Secretaría del Trabajo; en la Procuraduría General de la República y en la Procuraduría General de Justicia de la Ciudad de México.

En materia electoral ha ocupado el cargo de Consejero Electoral del Instituto Nacional Electoral de 2014-2020, así como Asesor de Consejero del entonces Instituto Federal Electoral de 2008 a 2013.

Dentro de su obra editorial destaca «Contra la oscuridad: Ensayos sobre la corrupción”, así como distintos artñiculos publicados en revistas especializadas.

Actualmente es Consultor externo en materia electoral y política en México y Estados Unidos. Escribe en diversos medios de comunicación y se desempeña como docente Universitario.

 

 

MARIANO GÓMEZ HERNÁNDEZ


Licenciado en Derecho, Especialista en la Enseñanza del Derecho, Maestro en Derecho Constitucional y Amparo y Candidato a Doctor en Derecho por la Facultad de Derecho de la Barra Nacional de Abogados. De igual forma cuenta con un Máster en Políticas Jurídicas para el Siglo XXI, por la Universidad de Almería España.

Ha colaborado en la Administración Pública Federal en el Servicio de Administración Tributaria, así como en instituciones privadas.

Es miembro de la Federación Interamericana de Abogados, así como desde 2018 ser miembro del Consejo de esta agrupación.

Cuenta con más de 15 años de experiencia docente a nivel Licenciatura y Posgrado. Actualmente se desempeña como Catedrático Universitario en su Alma Máter, así como en la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Ha participado en diversos diplomados, coloquios, seminarios y Congresos en México y el extranjero en disciplinas Jurídicas y Educativas.

Actualmente se desempeña como Director Universitario de la Facultad de Derecho de la Barra Nacional de Abogados.

 

 

MABEL JENNY ANTEZANA ARISPE


Mabel Jenny Antezana Arispe, Licenciada en Ciencias Jurídicas y políticas en la Universidad Mayor de San Simón el año 1994. Realizó cursos de post grado en criminología y oralidad en el proceso penal en la Universidad de La Habana Cuba.

En el ejercicio de la profesión, Mabel tiene su estudio jurídico y actualmente es asesora legal de la Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito “San Pedro” Ltda. Una cooperativa líder en el Departamento de Cochabamba.

Mabel pertenece a la Asociación Juristas de Iberoamérica ASJURIB que tiene como objeto y fines, la búsqueda, el estudio, la promoción y el fomento de la “Integración Iberoamericana” Escribió artículos de interés que fueron publicados en la web de la Asociación. La Asociación Juristas de Iberoamérica ASJURIB cuenta con varios Observatorios, entre los que están el Observatorio Iberoamericano de Transparencia, Justicia, Democracia y Derechos Humanos del cual Mabel forma parte activa, habiendo representado a la Asociación como observadora Internacional en la Elecciones Generales en Bolivia el año 2020.

Desde el año 2016 es asesora pro bono de la Asociación Nacional de la Prensa de Bolivia (ANP-Diarios) una organización sin fines de lucro que representa a los periódicos más importantes de Bolivia y la Agencia de Noticias Fides (ANF) y las revistas América Economía y Energía Bolivia. La ANP Fue fundada el 24 de febrero de 1970, con el único objetivo de precautelar la libertad de prensa y el derecho de los bolivianos a acceder a la información, real y fidedigna, al margen de cualquier interés partidario y/o sectario.

El año 2018 Mabel recibió un reconocimiento de la ANP por su lucha en la defensa de la libertad de expresión y la legalidad, al impedir la criminalización de la profesión de los médicos y representar la Defensa ante los representantes de la Asamblea Nacional y finalmente lograr la abrogación del nuevo Código del Sistema Penal

El año 2011 Mabel fue nombrada Justice Maker – Bolivia por International Bridges to Justice, organización líder mundial en el cambio de sistemas para el acceso a la justicia, con un impacto que se extiende por 20 años. Actualmente, Mabel forma parte de la red de IBJ que cuenta con más de 30.000 defensores legales y que lidera un movimiento por los derechos legales a nivel mundial.
Fue becaria de la OEA programa de especialización de abogacía oral promovido por ACCESO y la Universidad California Western School of Law. ACCESO tiene una larga historia de éxito en la enseñanza de conjuntos de habilidades en América Latina en apoyo de los esfuerzos de reforma judicial.

Mabel forma parte del consejo de la Federación Interamericana de Abogados y es vicepresidente del comité de Derechos Humanos de la misma Federación.

 

 

LUCINDA LOW


Lucinda Low’s practice includes representing audit committees, boards of directors, and companies in internal, government, and international financial institution audits, investigations, and enforcement matters involving fraud, bribery, corruption, and related compliance issues. Lucinda is recognized by Chambers market commentators for her «incredible technical proficiency, spectacular advocacy skills, and cultural know-how.» She has particular authority in matters involving the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other anti- bribery and anti-corruption laws, and other international business compliance issues. According to Chambers, clients concur that Lucinda is «very impressive» and credit her with «an attention to detail that is second to none.»

In the FCPA/anti-corruption realm, Lucinda’s work ranges from the preventive to investigation and defense matters. She helps clients develop and implement effective anti-corruption compliance programs and conducts program assessments, assists with due diligence in M&A and other transactions, provides risk- mitigation and risk assessment strategy, conducts compliance audits and internal investigations, and defends clients in government investigation and enforcement matters, including multijurisdictional investigations. She also represents companies and individuals in World Bank and other IFI sanctions matters. She has significant experience in investment disputes between foreign investors and host governments, and commercial arbitration, including serving as counsel, arbitrator, and an expert witness.

Lucinda serves as the firm’s International Practice Leader and leads the firm’s FCPA/anti-corruption practice. She also leads Steptoe’s Brazil-specific initiative. Lucinda’s FCPA/anti-corruption experience includes extensive work in Latin America, including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela, as well as several Caribbean countries.

Lucinda is a member of the Board of Directors of the Coalition for Integrity (formerly known as Transparency International – USA), and also a member of the Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on International Law. She is a former president of the American Society of International Law and a former chair of the ABA Section of International Law. She was the 2003 recipient of the William Ray Vallance Award presented by the Inter-American Bar Foundation, presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution toward improving the law and jurisprudence of the Western Hemisphere.

Lucinda is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish, and has lived in Brazil on two separate occasions.

Bar & Court Admissions

• District of Columbia

Education

• J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 1977 • B.A.,PomonaCollege,1973

 

 

Bruce Zagaris


Bruce Zagaris is a partner with the law firm of Berliner, Corcoran & Rowe, LLP, Washington, D.C. His criminal work has included counseling businesses on anti-corruption and anti-money laundering and preparing due diligence programs. He regularly testifies as an expert in international criminal cases involving evidence gathering, extradition, prisoner transfers, money laundering and tax crimes, and counseling of witnesses for grand jury investigations. Since 1985, he has edited the International Enforcement Law Reporter. He has been an adjunct professor of law at several law schools. He has authored and edited several books, including International White Collar Crime: Cases and Materials (2d ed. Cambridge U. Press, 2015), International Criminal Law with Jordan Paust et al (4th ed. Carolina Academic Press, 2013) and hundreds of articles on international law.

He has represented various governments and international organizations on international financial services, transparency, and financial regulatory issues. For several governments he has advised on and participated in negotiations with respect to income tax treaties, tax information exchange agreements, and mutual assistance in criminal matters treaties. Since 1981, he has registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act. He has testified several times in Congress on international tax, financial services, and international evidence gathering issues. He has authored Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate (Praeger Press 1979).

https://www.linkedin.com/in/bruce-zagaris-14a464/

 

 

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