María Fernanda Ribera specializes in the areas of Compliance, Banking, Data Protection, Consumer Defense, and International Arbitration.
In the field of Compliance, María Fernanda provides guidance to national and international companies on issues related to anti-corruption, money laundering, and terrorism financing. She also conducts internal investigations and advises on the effective implementation of anti-corruption policies and business ethics.
Within the Banking sector, María Fernanda advises national and international companies on regulatory requirements for the successful implementation of their business models in Bolivia. Additionally, she provides assistance to banks and investment funds regarding their operations in Bolivian territory.
Furthermore, María Fernanda focuses her practice on technology-related matters, offering advice on personal data protection in conjunction with consumer defense. She also has extensive experience in dispute resolution, particularly in international arbitration.
Before joining PPO, María Fernanda worked on a significant anti-corruption project at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Bolivia, collaborating closely with the Ministry of Justice and Institutional Transparency.
María Fernanda obtained her law degree from the Technological University of Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, and she is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Civil Procedural Law at the Gabriel René Moreno Autonomous University.