OCA LAW FIRM©
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Mexican Anti-corruption Leading Firm
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.
Research and Law and Specialized Law Reviews:
Publicaciones y Presentaciones Relevantes
Associations we participate in:
(With AML or Anti-corruption Active Committees):
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)
Newspapers Articles & Clippings:
Relevant Speakers & Conferencing
2009 - 2016
Canadian Corporate Counsel Association
OAS www.oas.org in 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
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 and Hiring Process - On-boarding
- Monitoring and External Audit
- Specialized Software for third party due diligence and management.
ASK some of our most Recent Clients and Friends:
Just to mention a few in no specific order:
Daimler Financial (Finance)
Hermes Aviation (Aerospace Cargo)
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)
Dr. Pepper Grupo Peñafiel
Indepac LLC (Education)
1.- Ethics Code:
We follow the National Corporate Cousel Association´s ethics Code ANADE National Corporate Counsel Association
Seguimos el Código de Ética de la Asociación Nacional de Abogados de Empresa, Colegio de Abogados, AC.
2.- Anti-bribery Code.
Anybody working with or for OCA LAW FIRM must comply with this document and sign beforehand.
Our FIRM has a zero tolerance approach towards bribery and corruption.
(i)offering,promisingorgivingafinancialorotheradvantagetoinduceapersonto perform a relevant function or activity improperly, or to reward them personally for doing so; or
(ii) requesting, agreeing to receive, or accepting a financial or other advantage personally to perform a relevant function or activity improperly, or being rewarded personally for doing so.
“Corruption” means misuse of entrusted power for private gain, including bribery, extortion, fraud, collusion, cartels, trading in influence, money-laundering and other similar activities.
Responsibilities: All Partners of the Firm are responsible for the effective design, implementation and operation of the anti-corruption policy.
Employment: Employees in jobs where by the nature of their role, duties and responsibilities are likely to have the opportunity to receive, and/or pay a Bribe (“Relevant employees”), shall be assessed before they are employed to ascertain as far as is reasonable that they are the type of person who is likely to comply this Firms anti-corruption policies.
Employment contracts shall be modified to include contractual obligations and penalties in relation to corruption with specific reference to bribery.
Gifts and hospitality: Partners shall ensure that each of their businesses will follow gifts and hospitality policy which puts in place sufficient guidance and limits on the giving or acceptance of all gifts, hospitality, and donations.
Partners must monitor compliance with their gifts and hospitality policy so as to avoid gifts and hospitality that are disproportionate and are contrary to local laws.
Bribes. anybody working for OCA law Firm or Luis F. ORtiz must understand that no matter the case, we do not bribe judges, secretaries, or any other public official. All partners or employees undestand that bribing is ilegal according to artícle 222 of our Criminal Code.
FCPA. We understand the 1977 Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and it´s extraterritorial power and the Mexican Anti-corruption Law on Public Bidding as well as artícle 222 and 222-Bis of the Mexican Criminal Code.