Adriana Morales

Counsel|México

Adriana, counsel at Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, has collaborated with MACF since 1998. In 2008, she consolidated the Corporate Services’ department of the Firm, which she currently heads. The Corporate Services’ department is focused on providing day-to-day services of corporate nature related to maintenance of Mexican commercial and civil companies with an important base of clients, among which are companies specializing in entertainment, telecommunications and energy.

This department also coordinates a wide variety of regulatory matters and government procedures for its clients, including advice regarding foreign investment structures, incorporation of subsidiaries, as well as the establishment of branches in Mexico.

Adriana is also specialized in Money Laundering Prevention (MLP) as internal compliance officer of the Firm, overseeing compliance with internal procedures according to legislation in Mexico, including the management of documentation, registrations and transactions and also advising different types of Mexican and foreign commercial companies based in Mexico on issues related to the application of the Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations. Adriana has recently obtained the National Banking and Securities Commission’s certification on MLP.

Professional experience

  • Counsel, Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C., since 2016.
  • Foreign Associate, Fried Frank, Nueva York, 2003 - 2004.

Education

  • Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, London, England, 2006.
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Law School, London, England, 2005.
  • Master of Laws (LL.M), Venture Capital (honors), WU, 2003.
  • Law School, Escuela Libre de Derecho, 2000.

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English