Pablo Albertz

+56 2 2928 2208

His practice is focused mainly on compliance, anti-corruption, anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing, corporate crime risk management, internal investigations, and ethics and compliance programs.


  • A health care group on designing and conducting a compliance and anti-corruption due diligence related to the acquisition of Banmédica, including the review and analysis of the target's compliance program, its policies and controls related to anti-corruption, money laundering, terrorism financing, as well as the review and assessment of ongoing investigations and other enforcement actions involving its controllers.
  • The local subsidiary of one of the largest IT corporations worldwide on a risk assessment of its operations, in order to adjust its global compliance program, mitigating its exposure to bribery, money laundering and terrorist financing.
  • The Chilean branch of a multinational pharmaceutical corporation on an on-site review of its 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.
  • Several real estate companies on challenging administrative investigations and subsequent enforcement actions by the Chilean Intelligence Unit (UAF) under the Chilean Anti-Money Laundering Act and UAF's general instructions.
  • A leading international financial service institution on recommendations of specific risk mitigation measures in connection with anti-money laundering and terrorism financing laws and regulations to a client's business division in Chile.
  • Banco Santander Chile on the negotiation of the renewal of a 7-year commercial partnership agreement with LATAM related to the loyalty program "Santander LATAM Pass" that enables more than one million bank customers to accumulate miles, among other benefits. Santander LATAM Pass is the fourth largest loyalty program in the world.


  • Recognized as "Trainer of the Year" by the Alliance for Integrity (2019 and 2022).
  • Recognized in Compliance, Leaders League.
  • Recognized in Compliance, The Legal 500.
  • Recognized in Compliance, Top Ranked Legal.


  • Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) (since 2019).
  • Visiting Professor, Commercial Law and Corporate Compliance, Universidad Diego Portales (2018).
  • Trainer in Business-to-Business Anti-corruption Training Program, Alliance for Integrity and Chilean-German Chamber of Commerce (since 2016).
  • Member of "Compliance Circle", Chilean-German Chamber of Commerce (since 2016).
  • Teaching Assistant of Criminal Law, Universidad de Chile (2013-2017).
  • Teaching Assistant of Institutional History of Chile, Universidad de Chile (2007-2010).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.


  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter of the book “Development of Compliance practice in Latin America”, Tirant Humanidades (2021).
  • Co-author of the publication “No Excuses! Rebutting the 10 most frequent excuses for corrupt conduct. A pocket guide for business professionals”, Alliance for Integrity (2021).
  • Co-author of the article “Seeing into Solitary II: A Further Review of the Laws and Policies of Certain Nations”, Weil and Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice (2021).
  • Co-author of the article "Current Challenges for Criminal Compliance and Anti-Bribery Management Systems in the Public and Private Sphere. Diario La Ley (Spain) - Wolters Kluwer (2020).
  • Author of the chapter “Identification, Analysis, Evaluation and Control of Corruption Risks in the Company” of the book “Criminal Compliance: Corruption Prevention Systems”, DER Ediciones (2019).
  • Author of "Comment on the Sentence of the Court of Appeals of Santiago of December 7, 2017 (Case Nr. 2348-2015)" on the crime of kidnapping, Revista Doctrina y Jurisprudencia Penal, Universidad de los Andes, Thomson Reuters (2019).
  • Author of the book "Crime of Money Laundering and Positive Duties", DER Ediciones (2019).
  • Co-author of the book "Crime Prevention Policies in the Company", Abeledo Perrot – Legal Publishing (2014).
  • Co-author of the book "Criminal Consequences against Legal Persons in Colombia, and Policies to Prevent Crime in Companies. A Look at the Chilean Model", Nueva Jurídica (2014).


  • Speaker, “The Chilean experience in anti-corruption and advances in corporate compliance” in IV Forum - Workshop on Compliance & Transparency 2022, Paraguayan-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Paraguayan Association of Compliance (2022).
  • Speaker, “Opportunities and challenges in Latin America / Transparent Cycle: Latest Compliance trends in the digital era”, Argentine-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (2022).
  • Speaker, "Criminal liability of legal entities and Covid-19: New challenges for the private world", Chilean American Chamber of Commerce (2020).
  • Speaker, “More citizen participation: How civil society and the private sector can contribute to the prevention of corruption”, III International Seminar on Anti-Corruption: citizenship and media, their role in the fight against corruption, Comptroller General of the Republic, Alliance for Integrity and Chilean-German Chamber of Commerce (2019).
  • Speaker, Webinar for Latin America “Prevention of Conflicts of Interest in Compliance Programs”, Alliance for Integrity and Chilean-German Chamber of Commerce (2019).
  • Speaker, Webinar for Latin America "Key Functions of the Compliance Officer in the Anticorruption Compliance Programs", Alliance for Integrity and Chilean-German Chamber of Commerce (2018).
  • Speaker, "Ethics and Transparency Training: How to Implement an Integrity Program", Comptroller General of the Republic within the framework of the Anti-corruption Alliance of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) (2018).
  • Speaker, Seminar "Certifications of Compliance Programs under Local Standards", Chilean-German Chamber of Commerce (Camchal) (2017).
  • Speaker, II Student Congress in Criminal Law, Universidad de Chile (2013).


  • Law, Universidad de Chile (Summa Cum Laude).
  • Degree in Corporate Governance and Criminal compliance, Universidad de Talca (2017).
  • Master in Economic Criminal Law, Universidad de Chile (2018).
  • Disloyal Management, Commercial Bribery and Amendments in Public Corruption Course, Universidad de Chile (2019).
  • Course in Risk Management Systems: ISO 31000, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (2019).
  • Course on How to Implement an ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management System, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (2019).
  • Course on Implementation of an ISO 37301 Compliance Management System, AENOR (2023).
  • Update Course on Environmental Crimes, Universidad de Chile (2023).


  • Chile (2013).


  • Spanish.
  • English.

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