- J.D.University of Florida, Levin College of Law2007
- M.A.University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies2007
- B.A.Wheaton College2000
Gregory W. Bates focuses his practice on corporate compliance program issues with a particular expertise in anti-corruption compliance programming. He is experienced in white collar matters, internal investigations, and risk mitigation, particularly those related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Mr. Bates played a leadership role in a Fortune 500 company's compliance program globally, having spent more than five years in-house in progressively more senior roles, culminating as the Compliance Director for the Latin American region and as counsel to global enterprise risk management and internal audit team. His role included overseeing compliance with the company's deferred prosecution agreement, consent agreement, and independent monitor. Mr. Bates is uniquely positioned to counsel clients on the risks and best practices associated with doing business internationally.
Prior to his in-house role, he was an associate at a law firm in Washington, DC, and Miami, where his practice focused on corporate compliance, anti-corruption, sanctions, and internal investigations.
- Compliance Director, Latin America Region, and Global Enterprise Risk Counsel, Avon
Latinvex Top 50 Rising Legal Star, 2018
Fulbright Scholar (Uruguay), 2001
Washington, DC, July 8, 2020 – Despite Latin America's anti-corruption progress over the last decade, including blockbuster investigations, high-powered politicians and business le
Gregory Bates commented on companies' due diligence processes, suggesting changes may be needed.
Alejandra Montenegro Almonte and Gregory Bates will present the webinar, "COVID-19: Desafíos, Oportunidades, y Lecciones Aprendidas en el Área de Compliance," to the members of the Mexican Associat
Washington, DC, October
Alejandra Montenegro Almonte and Gregory Bates will present at the Asociación Mexicana de Profesionales de Ética y Cumplimiento, A.C.
Polanco, Mexico City
Despite Latin America's anti-corruption progress over the last decade, including blockbuster investigations, high-powered politicians and business leaders behind bars, and improved laws in key juri
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District of Columbia