Miller & Chevalier and Nine Latin American Law Firms Launch ComplianceLatam, the First Digital Compliance-Focused Platform
Leading Latin American and U.S. firms developed ComplianceLatam to promote and disseminate best compliance practices and corporate governance structures and establish strong organizational foundations across leading companies in the region.
Washington, DC, April 13, 2022 – Miller & Chevalier, along with nine leading Latin American law firms, is pleased to announce the launch of the ComplianceLatam digital platform. The platform will serve as a unique meeting place for users to exchange ideas regarding best compliance practices and corporate governance structures and the development of strong organizational foundations across leading companies in the region.
Miller & Chevalier and the Latin American firms will collaborate on the platform, with leading voices on topics such as environmental, social, and governance (ESG), anti-corruption, antitrust, data protection and privacy, consumer protection, corporate and labor compliance, regulatory compliance, tax compliance, corporate governance, corporate culture, and human rights. It will also focus on compliance in the technology, fintech, and venture capital industries.
"We view this as a unique opportunity for law firms and in-house professionals across Latin America to share ideas and grow from others' experiences. We look forward to participating and attending various events focusing on compliance challenges that companies in the region are facing and to consider jointly how best to navigate those challenges," said Jeffrey Lehtman, Member at Miller & Chevalier.
"Our platform is oriented to deliver relevant content with regional scope to enable compliance officers, legal managers, company directors, and other key stakeholders to make better decisions. We seek to be a space for continuous, close, and collaborative consultation, which allows us to create joint value," said Rodrigo Albagli, partner of Chilean law firm Albagli Zaliasnik, which is spearheading this initiative.
In addition to Miller & Chevalier, ComplianceLatam's founding firms include: Albagli Zaliasnik (Chile), Basham, Ringe y Correa (Mexico), Estudio Beccar Varela (Argentina), BLP Legal (Central America), Bustamante Fabara Abogados (Ecuador), CPB Abogados (Peru), Demarest Advogados (Brazil), Ferrere Abogados (Uruguay, Paraguay, and Bolivia), and Posse Herrera Ruiz Legal (Colombia).
About Miller & Chevalier
Founded in 1920, Miller & Chevalier is a Washington, DC law firm with a global perspective and leading practices in Tax, Litigation, International Law, Employee Benefits (including ERISA), White Collar Defense and Internal Investigations, and Government Affairs. Miller & Chevalier is a top-ranked firm sharply focused on targeted areas that interact with the federal government. Over the past three years, the firm's lawyers have represented more than 40 percent of the Fortune 100, one-quarter of the Fortune 500, and approximately 30 percent of the Global 100. Based in Washington, DC, a significant number of firm lawyers have held senior positions in the U.S. government and have written many of the regulations they currently help clients navigate. For more information on the firm, visit www.millerchevalier.com.
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