Beatriz Bustamante Zorrilla

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Languages Known:

  • English
  • Spanish

Experience:

Beatriz Bustamante Zorrilla is a senior associate in the Criminal Law practice of the Litigation and Arbitration department.

She specializes in crimes against honor and privacy, tax offenses, corporate crimes, intellectual and industrial property crimes, crimes against the market and consumers (corruption in business and competition offenses), corruption in the public sector (bribery, influence peddling, misappropriation of public funds and corruption in international commercial transactions), environmental crimes, planning and zoning offenses, forgery and crimes against workers’ rights in the field of occupational health and safety.

She has appeared in numerous criminal proceedings involving these crimes before the courts, acting as defense attorney or private prosecutor for individuals and legal entities.

She is part of the firm’s group of lawyers specializing in corporate compliance and in the design, preparation and implementation of crime prevention plans and corporate compliance models (criminal risk maps and assessments, criminal risk-management systems, organizational models, codes of professional conduct and ethics, internal policies, anti-corruption handbooks and policies, whistleblowing systems, internal investigations and disciplinary proceedings). She also provides training to the employees and executives of companies from a wide range of sectors on topics such as crime prevention and the criminal liability of legal entities.

She has participated in numerous legal seminars and congresses, principally covering the areas of legislative compliance and the criminal liability of legal entities. She has also spoken at at the Centro de Estudios Garrigues and at various business associations.

Beatriz Bustamante Zorrilla is a member of Madrid Bar Association.

Academic background:

Degree in Law, Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Advanced Course in Legal Counseling for Businesses, Escuela de Práctica Jurídica, Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Executive Program CORPORATE DIPLOMACY & PUBLIC AFFAIRS, Schiller International University.

Postgraduate qualification in compliance, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Universidad Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona and has taken the Advanced Executive Program of Specialization in Compliance taught at the Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles –IEB– (2016).