Juan Francisco González

Senior Associate

Compliance and Anti-Corruption, Dispute Resolution, Technology and Innovation, Energy and Natural Resources

Juan Francisco coordinates our Compliance and Anti-Corruption Area. He is known for his extensive experience in international and domestic arbitration

Experience

Juan Francisco is one of Ecuador’s most experienced lawyers in Corporate Compliance and Anti-Corruption. He specializes in the analysis, evaluation and prevention of risks regarding compliance with local laws, internal investigations and foreign statutes such as the FCPA and UK Bribery Act.

Juan Francisco also offers significant experience in international investment and commercial arbitration, as well as domestic commercial and civil arbitration with an emphasis on the energy and natural resources sector.

He worked at White & Case LLP in Washington as a Foreign Associate in the International Litigation Department.

He is also a regular speaker at local and international Compliance events.

Recognitions

Mentioned in Legal 500, 2018

Professional Background

  • Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (2005 – present)
  • Co-Professor, International Anti-Corruption Seminar, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador (2017 – present)
  • Secretary, Arbitral Tribunals of the Ecuadorian-American Chamber of Commerce, Quito (2010 – present)
  • Professor of International Arbitration, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador (2013 – present)
  • Assistant Editor for Ecuador, Latin Arbitration Law (2010-2013)
  • Professor of General Procedural Theory and Organic Procedural Law, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador (2005 – 2009)
  • International Attorney, White & Case LLP, International Litigation Area, Washington D.C., U.S.A. (2010)

Education

  • Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador (Lawyer and B.A. in Liberal Arts, 2003)
  • Universidad de Salamanca, Spain (Postgraduate Course in Administrative Law, 2004)
  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C., U.S.A. (Master in International Legal Studies, LL.M., 2005)
  • Academy of American and International Law, Dallas, U.S.A. (Course in United States Law and Comparative Law, 2008)
  • Institute for U.S. Law, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. (International Compliance and Anticorruption, 2019)
  • AENOR, Ecuador (Lead Auditor ISO 37001:2017 “Antibribery Management System”, 2019)

Languages

Spanish, English, Italian

Admissions

Ecuador

Memberships

  • Ecuador Bar Association
  • International Bar Association

PBP Insights – Juan Francisco González

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May 2, 2019

International Webinar| Lessons from the Recent Legislative Changes and Corruption Cases in Latin America

Lessons from the Recent Legislative Changes and Corruption Cases in Latin America     General Overview   Regional Contexts   Corporate Contexts         Speakers: Pedro Serrano Espelta…
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January 2, 2019

The role of the company’s administrators during the Compliance era

Good corporate practice suggests that companies ought to act ethically and in keeping with applicable rules. This allows enhancing the companies’ sustained development and preventing legal damages and harm to…
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September 11, 2017

Corporate compliance: The need for due diligence

When there is interest in investing in, acquiring, or associating with a (“target”) company, one of the most important tasks is to determine whether the target is involved in corruption…

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