Mexico City Ethics Summit

Leading and furthering ethics, compliance and integrity across companies and business leaders operating throughout Mexico

JW Marriott Mexico City | May 17th, 2019


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Ethisphere and Parsons Corporation are proud to present the Mexico City Ethics Summit, which will convene ethics and compliance leaders from across Mexico and Latin America to share some of the leading practices around building ethics and integrity into global business practices.  This program will provide an opportunity for participants to share thoughts and insights around the latest trends in ethics and compliance program development and strategy, as well as put a spotlight on the best practices being implemented by E&C leaders. Engage and hear presentations by members of the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) community as they share the strategy, tactics, results and lessons learned from the rollout of a recent program initiative.

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Agenda | May 17th, 2019

Topics Subject to Change



8:30 am – 10:00 am

Check-In and Networking Breakfast

10:00 am – 10:10 am

Welcoming Remarks

10:10 am – 11:05 am

OPENING PLENARY | The Executive Leadership Conversation: Integrity as the Driver of Business Transformation in the Region

11:05 am – 12:00 pm

SESSION 1 | The Pace of Anti-Corruption in Mexico: Addressing the Current Landscape, Comparing Relevant Global Laws, and Applying New Standards to Address Misconduct

12:00 pm – 12:15 pm

Morning Networking Break

12:15 pm – 1:10 pm

SESSION 2 | Improving Investigation Models Through Effective Root Cause Analysis

1:10 pm – 2:30 pm

Networking Lunch and Luncheon Keynote (Government/Regulator Speaker TBD)

2:30 pm – 3:25 pm

SESSION 3 | Data to Drive Ethics & Compliance Advancements – How Companies Are Innovating to Better Understand Culture and Create Clearer Pathways to Compliance Effectiveness

3:25 pm – 4:20 pm

SESSION 4 | The Complexities of Doing Business in Mexico: Lessons on Working Across Third Parties

4:20 pm – 4:35 pm

Afternoon Networking Break

4:35 pm – 5:30 pm

Closing Plenary | The Ethical Differentiator: The Compliance Influence in Shaping the Business Strategy and Growing Socially Responsible Practices

5:30 pm – 5:45 pm

Closing Remarks

5:45 pm – 7:00 pm

Networking Reception

Steering Committee

Mike Kolloway
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Parsons Corporation

Ignacio Stepancic
Compliance Director, Grupo Bimbo

Exequiel Rolón Michel
Sustainability Manager, Fresnillo plc

Reyna Torrecillas
Chief Compliance Officer, Latin America, GE

Jorge Lezama
VP Finance & Controlling / Compliance & Privacy Officer, T-Systems

Kathryn Ditmars
General Counsel, Americas, Jones Lang LaSalle

Jonathan Adams
Partner, Baker McKenzie

Ruti Smithline
Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Mercedes Caycedo
LatAm Compliance Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Carlos A. García Jiménez
Compliance Counsel Americas, TE Connectivity

Adriana Velázquez Villaseñor
Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Walmart de México


Leaders, Practitioners and Experts Coming Soon
Interested in speaking at the upcoming Summit? Contact us today.

Summit Location | Venue

JW Marriott Mexico City
Andrés Bello 29 | Ciudad de México, 11560

If you require special accommodations (e.g. Meeting space, vegetarian meals, wheelchair or other disability needs) please email

Pricing & Registration


  • BELA Members or In-House Company Professionals

Service Firm

  • Professionals Representing Law Firms / Service Providers / Consultants / Etc.


A number of large corporations are teaming up to push for better ethics and business practices in Mexico by helping to shape leadership behavior and corporate culture, expand the understanding of how data about ethical performance can enhance improvement, and provide value-add tools that members can implement to create more value for their companies, regardless of where they are in their program life cycle.

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