Maximiliano Portales

+56 2 2928 2229

His practice is mainly focused on compliance, anti-corruption and corporate crime risk management. He also has experience in the certification of anti-corruption and compliance models.


  • A real estate company on the design, development and assistance in the implementation of a tailored compliance program for one of the largest multinational Chilean-based construction and real-estate holdings. After conducting an in-depth assessment of the holding’s businesses and activities, we designed a comprehensive compliance program abiding both mandatory anti-money laundering and terrorism financing obligations under the Chilean Intelligence Unit, plus all controls under the Chilean Corporate Criminal Liability Act.
  • The local subsidiary of one of the largest IT corporations worldwide on the risk assessment of the client operations, to adjust its global compliance program, mitigating its exposure to risks of bribery, money laundering and terrorist financing.
  • The Chilean branch of a multinational pharmaceutical corporation on an on-site review of their local compliance program, including all applicable global anti-corruption policies and controls; existing local measures; as well as development of anti-corruption templates, tools, trainings and other materials.


  • Teaching Assistant of Economic Crime Law, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (2011).


  • Author of “Penal Mediation and the Principles of the Rule of Law’’, Internet Journal of Restorative Justice, London (2014).


  • Law, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (2011).
  • LL.M in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland (2013).
  • Certificate in Compliance, International Compliance Association, Manchester Business School, United Kingdom (2014).
  • Degree in Compliance, Universidad Católica de Chile (2015).


  • Chile (2012).


  • Spanish.
  • English.

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