María Fernanda Ribera forms part if PPO. and she develops her activities in the Compliance and International Arbitration teams. As part of her practice, Fernanda provides legal counseling to domestic and foreign companies, with respect to diverse issues including anti-corruption, ethics, money laundering and financing of terrorism. Within this practice, Fernanda has experience carrying out internal investigations and advising domestic and foreign companies concerning the due implementation of policies on anticorruption and corporate ethics.
Moreover, Fernanda provides support for the provision of counseling and consultations about banking, and the regulation of personal data in Bolivia. Fernanda also has experience advising companies for the resolution of disputes, with a special focus in international arbitration.
Prior to joining PPO, she worked in an Anticorruption Project at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Bolivia and in the Ministry of Justice and Institutional Transparency.
Fernanda obtained her law degree at Universidad Tecnológica de Santa Cruz (UTEPSA) in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, and she is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Procedural Civil Law at Universidad Autónoma Gabriel Rene Moreno.