María Laura Aguirre

María Laura Aguirre is a member of the FERRERE Banking & Finance and Compliance teams, and has broad experience in advising on personal data protection, banking and corporate matters.

As part of the Banking & Finance team she advises local and transnational companies on queries concerning cross-border banking transactions and financings with multilateral development organizations.

She also works in the areas of corporate, regulatory and company law, as well as in the Personal Data practice in Bolivia.

As a member of the Compliance team, she addresses issues of anticorruption, codes of conduct and business ethics.

Before joining FERRERE she worked with a government oversight agency, where she developed theoretical and practical knowledge in administrative and administrative procedural law.

As part of her community activities, she was a member of AIESEC Bolivia where she garnered experience in managing social projects as well as negotiation and leadership skills. She is currently a member of the La Paz Hub of Global Shapers, an initiative of the World Economic Forum.


  • Attorney, Universidad Católica Boliviana “San Pablo” (La Paz, Bolivia), 2019.

Specific Instructions for Regulated Entities in the Application of the United Nations´ Security Council Resolutions

These Instruction establish the rules for the Application of Procedures for the Preventive Freezing and Unfreezing of Funds and Other Assets of persons and entities linked to Terrorism, Financing of Terrorism and Financing of the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction nominated in lists of the United Nations´ Security Council or in requirements of countries of International Cooperation.


Instructions for DNFBPs with a Risk Management Approach to AML/CFT and FPADM

Its objective is to establish prevention measures for ML/FT Risk Management and FPADM for DNFBPs and its application reaches companies with real estate activity and companies with legal or accounting activities, both qualified as large taxpayers. Non-large taxpayers and notaries public are excluded.


Instructions for Operators of Gaming and Casino Activities based on Risk Management against ML/FT and FPADM

These Instructions for Operators of Gaming and Casino Activities lists all legal entities with an operating license issued by the Supervision Authority of Gaming (AJ), to carry out Gaming and Casino activities in their parent companies and branches as obligated parties.


Gafilat arrives to Bolivia

The Bolivian government is in under the focus of the Latin American Financial Action Task Force Commission (Gafilat, for its acronym in Spanish), which will arrive in the country this April to evaluate money laundering cases. The Minister of Justice, Ivan Lima, announced that an evaluation will be carried out on the status of the ongoing criminal procedures related to the legitimization of illicit profits. He also pointed out that it is regrettable that out of the 628 processes files, only 18 have been sentenced and 9 of them are absolutory.

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