Rebeca has an extensive experience in advising legal entities in the design and implementation of effective compliance programs, prepared on the basis of the activities the Companies carried out, including the detection, treatment and mitigation of crime risk (especially those that could result in the emergence of Corporate Criminal Responsibility, in accordance with Law 20,393), corruption, financial and antitrust crimes, tax crimes, breaches of consumer matters, data protection, information security, and breaches in labor matters.
Rebeca has also advised on Due Diligence processes for the evaluation of the compliance and anti-corruption systems of different companies, reviewing their activities, programs, policies and controls, in order to detect and mitigate the risks of legal transmission of corporate criminal liability. In matters of litigation, she has concentrated her practice on complex criminal litigation, punitive procedures and defense.
In addition to being a partner at HD Compliance, since December 2019 she has been head of the Labor and Employment practice at HD Legal. Between 2015 and 2019 she served as Head of Compliance and Criminal Law Area at Morales & Besa Law Firm, where she also fulfilled functions as Crime Prevention Officer for different companies, acting with full independence and reporting directly to the Board of Directors. Previously, between 2012 and 2015, she worked as an associate in the Criminal Department at Claro & Cía.
Rebeca is a Professor of Criminal Law at Central University and Gabriela Mistral University, and in the Gender Perspective Diploma for change in organizations at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Chile.
She is a member of the Chilean Bar Association A.G. since 2013; and Women In Compliance Chile, since 2018. She is also Executive Secretary of the World Compliance Association, Chilean Chapter, since 2020 and member of Transparent Chile since 2021.
Lawyer, University of Chile (2011).
Diploma in Tax Analysis and Planning, P. Universidad Católica de Chile (2015).
Diploma in Compliance and Good Practices, Universidad Católica de Chile (2018).
Diploma “Human Rights, Sexual Diversity and Public Policies”, F. Henry Dunant (2018).
Course on Unfair Administration and public corruption, Universidad de Chile (2019).
Cybersecurity Course, University of Chile (2020).
Compliance Management Systems. Requirements and interpretation ISO 37301:2021, International Dynamic Advisors (Intedya).
Master of Criminal Policy at the University of Salamanca (2020-2022).
Economics and Consumer Law (c) (2022-2023).
Fintech Course: Innovation and Open Finance, Universidad del Desarrollo (2023).
THE LEGAL 500
- Rising Star in Compliance (2021, 2022, 2023)
- Compliance (2019).
- Highly Recommended in Compliance (2021, 2022, 2023)
- Recommended in Competition & Antritrust (2022, 2023).
- Corporate Governance and Compliance Practice (2023).