- 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
- The Best Lawyers in America®: Corporate Governance and Compliance Law (Ones to Watch), 2021
- Latinvex Top 50 Rising Legal Star, 2018
- Fulbright Scholar (Uruguay), 2001
Alejandra Montenegro Almonte and Gregory Bates, along with their colleagues at Ferrere Abogados, will present, "COVID-19 and Threats to Anti-Corruption Programs in America," on November 18, 2020.
Washington, DC, October 23, 2020 – Miller & Chevalier Chartered proudly announces that the firm was named as one of the top 30 investigations practices globally in the Glob
In a special five-part podcast series, the FCPA Compliance Report takes a deep dive into the Miller & Chevalier 2020 Latin America Corruption Survey.
Miller & Chevalier and 14 Latin American firms released the results of the 2020 Latin America Corruption Survey. According to this year's results corruption risk is at an all-time high.
Ann Sultan, Dan Wendt, and Greg Bates will speak at the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics' (SCCE) Virtual 19th Annual Compliance & Ethics Institute on September 14-16, 2020.
In this article, International Department Chair James Tillen and Coun
In this article, International Department Vice Chair Alejandra Montenegro Almon
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
In this article, Alejandra Montenegro Almonte, Gregor
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