Patricia Punder is a compliance officer certified by the Ethics & Compliance Office Association (ECOA), Fordham University and the CPA – LEC Certification Board. She is also one of the winners of the “Compliance on Top 2018” award, promoted by Legal, Ethics & Compliance (LEC) and VITTORE Partners – Legal | Tax | Compliance & Government Affairs.
Patricia is a seasoned lawyer with over 20 years of experience practicing law, including 10 years with a focus in compliance, DOJ/SEC investigations and corporate integrity. She has experience in implementing compliance programs in Brazil and Latin America; leading response processes to FCPA violations in LATAM due DOJ/SEC investigations; and dealing with international authorities such as the FBI, INTERPOL and the Brazilian Federal Policy during a global cartel operation. She is a project leader for the implementation of ethics compliance committees in Slovakia, Mexico, Italy, the United States and China. Patricia has a solid knowledge of internal controls and SOX.