Carla Arellano leads the FERRERE Compliance team and is a member of the firm’s Corporate team, specializing in compliance, anticorruption, know-your-client/supplier best practices, and prevention of asset laundering and terrorism financing. She is also active in Corporate Governance and Family Businesses.
She is certified in prevention of asset laundering and terrorism financing by ISEDER (School of Business of Universidad Católica) and in Compliance by Thomson Reuters (LATAM Compliance Diploma), and in anticorruption by American University Washington College of Law (US & International Anti-Corruption Law).
She participates in the working group organized by the National Secretariat for Prevention of Asset Laundering and Terrorism Financing (SENACLAFT) for corporate services providers in Uruguay. At regional level she is a member of the working group organized as the Latin American Compliance & Investigation League (LACIL).
Her experience includes preparation, supervision and monitoring of effective compliance programs including, among other elements, the preparation of manuals, policies, risk matrices, codes of ethics, and company personnel training (employees, managers, directors and shareholders) on local anticorruption regulations and local application of the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). She has directed and participated in internal investigations and legal and anticorruption due diligence procedures.
She also heads up certification in prevention of asset laundering and terrorism financing at Universidad ORT.
On compliance issues, she is the author of numerous publications and participates as panelist in national and international conferences.
- Uruguayan Bar Association
- International Bar Association
- Vital Voices
- Vance Center
- Trace / Anti-bribery Business Association
- Programa Sembrando