Regulatory Compliance

René Guzmán

Associate - El Salvador

René is an Associate at Consortium Legal – El Salvador. With more than 4 years of experience, he has specialized in the areas of compliance and prevention of Money Laundering and in legal advice to private institutions, corporations, associations, and non-profit foundations, etc.

In terms of Prevention of Money Laundering and other Assets, the advice provided covers registration and accreditation processes of obligated subjects before the Financial Investigation Unit, which has led him to carry out constant work in the design of compliance manuals, preparation of KYC policies, legal advice to Compliance Officers in the exercise of their functions, maintaining communication with the different regulatory entities, as well as the preparation of legal opinions in relation to the application of current regulations on Money Laundering and other assets.

He has excelled in advising companies for the implementation of compliance programs, focused on the prevention of money and asset laundering and on compliance by entities with the requirements demanded by the FIU, currently he has focused his experience on the advice and development of compliance departments in companies in various sectors ranging from automobile marketing, import of construction materials, technology investment companies, non-profit associations and foundations, mixed economy companies, etc. Additionally, he has experience in the corporate area, which has allowed him to advise Boards of Directors, Shareholders or as an advisor in compliance areas. As part of his constant preparation, he is accredited as a FIBA-certified Compliance Officer in association with Florida International University.

  • Bachelor of Laws, Universidad Doctor José Matías Delgado, El Salvador (2019)
  • Course on "Analysis of the new instructions of the Financial Investigation Unit: scope, challenges and opportunities for regulated entities " (FEPADE-2021)
  • Compliance Officer certified by FIBA in association with Florida International University.
  • Lawyer authorized by the Supreme Court of Justice of the Republic of El Salvador (2021)