Mr Daniel Maldonado-Alcantara > Sánchez Devanny > Queretaro, Mexico > Lawyer Profile

Sánchez Devanny
BOULEVARD BERNARDO QUINTANA 7001 TORRE 1
OFICINA 1109
COL. CENTRO QUERÉTARO 76090
Mexico
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Work Department

Corporate and M&A; Corporate Governance and Regulatory Compliance; Corporate and Project Finance, Member of the Life Sciences Industry Practice

Position

Partner

Career

Daniel has significant experience in business, corporate and financial operations, and contract negotiations for international transactions. He co-chairs the Corporate Governance and Regulatory Compliance practice group of the firm. He advises clients on M&A transactions, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, commercial contracting and real estate matters. He also specializes in corporate governance and compliance matters, and has advised multinational companies, particularly from the automotive, pharmaceutical, medical device and retail industries in complex compliance investigations and risk assessments. Daniel also provides general advice and training on anticorruption and anti-money laundering issues. He has participated as a speaker in several courses and symposia regarding the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Daniel has more than seventeen years of experience practicing law. Before he joined Sánchez Devanny, he gained significant experience serving as in-house counsel at a financial leasing company, as Corporate Legal Manager at a banking institution, and as an associate at a Mexican law firm. Daniel is fluent in English and Spanish. 

Languages

Spanish, English

Memberships

  • Member of the British Chamber of Commerce in Mexico.
  • Member of the Canadian Chamber in Mexico.

Education

  • Special Studies in Financial Law Institutions. Universidad Panamericana (UP) (2010).
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Commercial Law. University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK (2002).
  • Law Degree. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico (2000).

Lawyer Rankings

Mexico > Compliance

Sánchez Devanny offers a solid compliance practice with extensive expertise in corporate internal investigations, anti-corruption regulations and anti-money laundering investigations. The 12-strong practice, led by Humberto Morales-Barron, José Alberto Campos and Daniel Maldonado-Alcantara (in Monterrey, Mexico City and Queretaro, respectively), also counsels clients on FCPA, UK Bribery Act and Mexican anti-corruption regulations; on compliance and/or regulatory audits and their legal implications in connection with M&A and commercial agreements; and on internal vetting procedures for distributors, agents and service providers. Additionally, the regulatory/compliance group represents clients during administrative proceedings, inspections and litigation, including sanctions, closures and product seizures.