Carlos A. Chavez with JATA to Speak at TKG's Latin America's Anti-Corruption Enforcement

Carlos A. Chavez with J.A. Treviño Abogados (JATA) to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Anti-Corruption Enforcement and Regulation: Latin American Landscape

Online PR News – 16-May-2017 – 05/15/2017 - New York, NY – Carlos A. Chavez, Senior Attorney with J.A. Treviño Abogados (JATA) to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Anti-Corruption Enforcement and Regulation: Latin American Landscape in 2017

The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Carlos A. Chavez, Senior Attorney with J.A. Treviño Abogados (JATA) will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Anti-Corruption Enforcement and Regulation: Latin American Landscape in 2017.” This event is scheduled for June 8, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm ET.

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About Carlos A. Chávez Pereda
Carlos A. Chávez Pereda is a Senior Associate at JATA, based in its Monterrey, Mexico office. Carlos has advised Mexican and international clients on a broad range of matters relating to commercial, financial and energy transactions, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, data privacy protection and business start-up in Mexico. He is also experienced in the design and implementation of corporate structures in Mexico, including corporate governance matters. Carlos obtained his law degree from the Universidad de Monterrey, and a LL.M. from Duke University. He is a member of the Mexican Bar Association.

About J.A. Treviño Abogados –JATA
J.A. Treviño Abogados –JATA– is a law firm specialized in international business transactions, with offices in Monterrey, Mexico and Houston, Texas. The firm is internationally recognized in several practice areas, among which are Contracts and Corporate Advisory, Mergers & Acquisitions, Financing, Energy, Business Start-Ups and International Trade, Real Estate Transactions, Labor Matters and Intellectual Property. JATA’s clients range from mid-size Mexican, North American, European and Asian private companies, to large corporations listed in Fortune 500. Some of the most prestigious global law firms rely on JATA for their clients’ transactions in Mexico.

Integrated by a qualified bilingual and bi-cultural professional team, JATA is specially positioned to advise foreign companies who are seeking for business opportunities in Mexico. JATA’s clients prefer its high quality service, in addition to the integrity, ethics and outstanding experience of the firm in its areas of practice.


For the past years, anti-corruption compliance and enforcement have always been a priority for most countries in Latin America. In the 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) of Transparency International, Latin America was described as the region with a "serious corruption problem." This controversy has sparked a major concern for businesses, particularly to other foreign countries that are about to conduct business in the region. Nevertheless, with the continued scrutiny by foreign regulatory bodies especially from the United States that has further developed the Latin America’s anti-corruption enforcement, risks and threats are minimized and controlled.

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will help the audience understand the important issues surrounding the anti-corruption landscape in Latin America. Speakers will also give highlight to the recent enforcement trends and developments.

Key topics include:

• Identifying and Mitigating Anti-Corruption Risks
• Corruption in Latin America – Recent Statistics
• Mexico's New Anti-Corruption Framework
• Implications to the Year Ahead
• Recent Trends and Developments

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: