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Daniel Maldonado Alcántara

Daniel Maldonado Alcántara

Sánchez Devanny Eseverri SCPaseo de las Palmas 525, piso 6Col. Lomas de ChapultepecMexico CityMexico11000

National Leader

Mexico - Investigations 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Daniel Maldonado Alcántara is revered for his significant experience advising clients on compliance issues, particularly in the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors.


Daniel co-chairs the internal investigations, anti-corruption and compliance group of the firm. He specialises in corporate governance and compliance matters and has advised multinational companies doing business in Mexico in complex compliance investigations, risk assessments, building of defence against investigation procedures by the Financial Intelligence Unit (anti-money laundering agency in Mexico) and in the assistance of clients in their cooperation with investigation authorities in Mexico.

When advising on compliance matters, Daniel and the compliance team bring to the equation the expertise of other practise areas at the firm, which is vital to give comprehensive and quick solutions in moments when clients are at risk or during the stage of implementing remediation actions derived from internal investigations. Therefore, he has significant experience in coordinating teams from the firm’s employment, foreign trade and customs, IT and data protection, govern procurement, competition, and tax practice groups.

Daniel has twenty years of experience advising clients also on M&A transactions, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, start-ups, commercial contracting and real estate matters, particularly from the automotive, energy, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, medical device and retail industries and has significant experience in business, corporate and financial operations and contract negotiations for international transactions. He also provides training on anti-corruption and anti-money laundering.

Due to Daniel’s recognised expertise in compliance matters, he is frequently invited to participate as a speaker or moderator in expert panels regarding compliance, domestic and international anti-corruption and anti-money laundering regulations in Mexico, Europe, the USA and Brazil.

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