Guillermo E.Larrea


Mexico City + 52.55.3000.4064

Guillermo Larrea is a corporate lawyer with a focus on compliance in Latin America. His practice includes corporate governance, anticorruption, privacy, and cybersecurity for domestic and multinational companies. Guillermo has handled investigations and audits relating to anticorruption, money laundering, and anti-fraud compliance for Fortune Global 500 companies.

Guillermo has deep experience investigating corruption allegations in the region related to bribery under Mexico's National Anticorruption System, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and the U.K. Bribery Act.

Guillermo advises boards on strategic planning, crisis management, fiduciary duties, and conflicts of interest. He has addressed an array of data-driven concerns, including international transfers, breaches, cloud computing contracts, e-commerce, and the development of technologies such as IoT, FinTech, and blockchain in connection to their security and compliance effects in the region. Guillermo has been key in changing the compliance culture for companies in the Latin America region.

Guillermo lectures on corporate governance, has authored a number of legal articles, and coauthored the book Apuntes de Gobierno Corporativo (Notes on Corporate Governance). He also is a frequent speaker on corporate governance and anticorruption matters.


  • Publicly traded non-U.S. real estate investment trust reviews its compliance and ethics programJones Day advised non-U.S. client in connection with a review of compliance and ethics program in Mexico and the United States.
  • Sonepar sells Vallen Distribution to Nautic PartnersJones Day represented the Sonepar Group – a Paris-headquartered global leader in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services – in the sale of Sonepar's subsidiary business, Vallen Distribution, to Nautic Partners, a middle-market private equity firm based in Rhode Island.
  • Tekni-Plex acquires Johnson Plastic GroupJones Day advised Tekni-Plex, Inc., a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, in its acquisition of Johnson Plastic Group, a precision extrusion manufacturer who specializes in medical device applications, as part of a strategy to expand the company's medical device footprint.
  • SAP forms strategic partnership with Dediq for financial services industriesJones Day advised SAP in the formation of SAP Fioneer, a joint venture with the Munich based investor DEDIQ GmbH whereby SAP contributed its Financial Services and Insurance Services business and DEDIQ will invest more than €500 million.
  • Payment systems company reviews data protection and privacy constraints in multiple countriesJones Day advised a payment systems company on the applicable legal and regulatory framework related to data protection and privacy applicable in Argentina, Mainland China, Colombia, India, Hong Kong and Singapore as well as constraints and obligations the client must comply with as data controller and processor.
  • Integer Holdings Corporation develops employee programming to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 within the workplaceJones Day represented Integer Holdings Corporation during the COVID-19 crisis to develop appropriate protocols and policies for implementing an employee temperature screening program, a face covering program, and return to work policies for employees suffering from COVID-19, respiratory illness, or exposure to individuals with COVID-19.
  • JinkoSolar sold two solar photovoltaic (PV) plants in Mexico to White River RenewablesJones Day advised JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., one of the world's largest and most innovative solar panel manufacturers, in the sale of two solar photovoltaic (PV) plants in Mexico to White River Renewables.
  • Merchant banking firm and Fortress Credit provide secured credit facility to Win SystemsJones Day represented a merchant banking firm and Fortress Credit Corp. in connection with a secured credit facility provided to Win Systems, an international developer of gaming machines software and manufacturer of gaming machines.
  • Goldman Sachs provides credit facility to CredijustoJones Day represented Goldman Sachs in connection with a credit facility provided to Credijusto, a Mexican financial technology firm.
  • UPL acquires Arysta LifeScience from Platform Specialty Products Corporation for $4.2 billionJones Day advised UPL Limited ("UPL"), a leading global generic agrochemical company based in India, in connection with its subsidiary, UPL Corporation Limited’s, US$4.2 billion acquisition and related $3 billion term financing of Arysta Lifescience Inc. (“Arysta”), a global provider of crop protection solutions, including bio-solutions and seed treatment, from NYSE listed Platform Specialty Products Corporation (“Platform”).
  • Proagrica acquires SST SoftwareJones Day advised Proagrica, a division of RELX Group, in its acquisition of SST Software, a precision agriculture information solutions company.
  • Cardinal Health acquires leading patient product portfolio from Medtronic for $6.1 billionJones Day advised Cardinal Health on the acquisition of Medtronic's Patient Care, Deep Vein Thrombosis and Nutritional Insufficiency businesses for $6.1 billion in cash.
  • Mexican company reviews compliance policiesJones Day conducted a compliance review of a Mexican company's anticorruption, anti-money laundering, and data privacy policies.
  • Fortune 500 company seeks advice on anti-corruption issues in MexicoJones Day advised a U.S.-based Fortune 500 engineering/construction firm on anti-corruption issues relating to energy projects in Mexico.
  • Home improvement company implements anti-money laundering compliance programJones Day assisted a home improvement company with analyzing its Mexican companies' operations under the anti-money laundering regulation in force in Mexico, and advised in the implementation of an anti-money laundering compliance program.
  • Multinational banking and financial services company conducts internal review of compliance policiesJones Day assisted a multinational banking and financial services company with a review of its international policies and procedures related to data privacy, antibribery and corruption, and compliance with Mexican laws.
  • NII Holdings completes $811 million tower transaction with American TowerJones Day advised NII Holdings, Inc., a provider of differentiated mobile communication services operating under the Nextel brand in Latin America, in the monetization of its approximately 2,790 towers in Brazil and 1,666 towers in Mexico to American Tower Corporation for $811 million, subject to adjustments.
  • Developer of fluid handling systems conducts FCPA/anticorruption due diligence review of potential targetJones Day assisted a developer of fluid handling systems in connection with an acquisition.
  • Sherwin-Williams acquires the U.S./Canada business of Comex for $165 millionJones Day advised The Sherwin-Williams Company in its acquisition of the U.S./Canada business of Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V., a leader in the paint and coatings market in Mexico, for $165 million.
  • Brenntag buys Mexican specialty chemicals supplier AmcoJones Day advised Brenntag Mexico, S.A. de C.V. in the acquisition of Amco Internacional S.A. de C.V., a specialty chemical distributor headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Additional Speaking Engagements

    • April 25-26, 2018
      Third Annual Latin America Privacy & Cybersecurity Symposium
    • Mayo 17-18, 2017
      Segundo Simposio Latinoamericano de Ciberseguridad y Privacidad
    • May 17-18, 2017
      Second Latin American Cybersecurity and Privacy Symposium
    • October 18, 2016
      FCPA Investigations and the New National Anticorruption System in Mexico, speaker
    • April 1, 2016
      2016 Latin America Cybersecurity Symposium
    • January 29, 2016
      2016 Latin American CyberSecurity Symposium
    • August 5, 2014
      Estrategias y Herramientas Anticorrupción y Antilavado Efectivas Para la Empresa Mexicana
    • November 7, 2013
      Perfilando a la Empresa a la BMV, IMMPC
    • September 4, 2013
      El A-B-C- de esta ley que todos deben saber, Ley Anti-Lavado de Dinero, Canadian Chamber of Commerce Mexico
    • July 12, 2013
      Anticorrupción y Gobierno Corporativo, IMER, Saldo a Favor
    • April 29-30, 2013
      Challenging Times for Banks: Recent U.S. Law Developments
    • May 30, 2012
      Fighting Corruption in the Company
    • May 20, 2010
      10 Years of Commercial Insolvency in Mexico
    • January 10, 2010
      Presentation of the book Apuntes de Gobierno Corporativo (Notes on Corporate Governance), Universidad Panamericana
    • September 10, 2009
      Anticorruption and Compliance Programs Practice