Law PhD Summa Cum Laude from the Autonomous University of Barcelona
Angélica Ortiz Dorantes holds a PhD Summa Cum Laude in Criminal Law from the Autonomus University of Barcelona, where she obtained her degree with an investigation in which she analyzed the crime of operations with resources of illicit origin (money laundering).
She decided to take advantage of her experience of over fifteen years as a litigator for the financial and commercial sectors, of more than three years in the Financial Intelligence Unit as Director of Legal Processes and in the international auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, S.C. as Senior Manager in the Money Laundering Prevention Practice, so she founded the firm Dra. Angélica Ortiz y Asociados, S.C. dedicated to counseling, regulatory compliance and criminal litigation in the areas of money laundering prevention, criminal liability of legal entities and financial crimes.
She is the Vice-Coordinator of the Anti-Corruption and Corporate Compliance Commission of the National Association of Corporate Lawyers and has collaborated with the United States Department of Justice in training programs on money laundering prevention. She has been a guest trainer for GABAC (Central African Anti-Money Laundering Group) and an expert witness of international arbitration law. She has authored and co-authored several legal books on the prevention and prosecution of money laundering.
Angélica is a professor at the Panamerican University (in the Master of Financial Law) and at the National Institute of Criminal Sciences (in the specialty of prevention and prosecution of operators with resources of illicit origin). Her teaching experience of almost 30 years makes her have an effective and clear communication with her clients to attend their specific needs.