Alberto Lascurain

Alberto Lascurain


Alberto Lascurain is a corporate services attorney in Holland & Knight's Mexico City office. Mr. Lascurain has experience assisting clients on various matters such as corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), commercial transactions, real estate and the day-to-day needs of various companies.

In addition, Mr. Lascurain has a significant background in corporate governance and compliance matters, and has participated, along with other leading attorneys, in guiding multinational companies, particularly from the automotive, pharmaceutical, medical device and retail industries, in risk assessments and compliance investigations. Mr. Lascurain has also actively participated in general advice and training on anticorruption and anti-money laundering issues.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Lascurain worked for a leading Mexican law firm. He also previously worked for two renowned law firms in Mexico.

Mr. Lascurain also has completed a certificate program from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Best Practices in the Fight Against Corruption in Organizations. He also has earned a Comprehensive Training of Compliance Officers certificate from the Mexican Chamber of Deputies.

Representative Experience

  • Conducted an audit and risk analysis of an international pharmaceutical company from a compliance perspective, including anticorruption, anti-money laundering and regulatory matters, as well as the design, implementation and monitoring of remediation actions, including the preparation, adjustment, implementation and training on different policies, codes and/or manuals; this, in a visiting counsel scheme, taking into account the specific needs and risks of each of its operations, business units and the industry of which it was part of, with implications in the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Latin America
  • Conducted a regulatory and corporate audit process prior to the acquisition of a Multiple Purpose Financial Institutions (SOFOM), Non-Regulated Entities (ENR) by one of the leading companies in the automotive and financial leasing sector, as well as the drafting of documents, including share purchase, negotiation and assistance contracts during closing and subsequent actions related to said acquisition
  • Advised on the design of different corporate simplification schemes, including the merger, spinoff, liquidation and/or suspension of activities where appropriate, of different business groups, together with tax and labor practice groups, as a consequence of different reforms to legal provisions
  • Conducted an investigation and internal audit of a Tier 1 entity in the automotive sector, together with the director of compliance and the local management of the company in relation to 1) double billing to suppliers, 2) manipulated expense reports, and 3) breach of fiduciary duties by the former CFO of the company; the foregoing, working together with the new CEO of the organization at the local level in the establishment of internal controls, included improving the compliance infrastructure (ombudsman, local compliance officer) and determining the resulting legal actions


  • Universidad Iberoamericana, J.D.
  • Mexican Association of Ethics and Compliance Professionals, A.C. (AMPEC), 2019-Present
Honors & Awards
  • The Legal 500 Latin America, Recommended Lawyer, Compliance, 2023
  • Top Compliance, Best Compliance Officers of Ibero-America 2021-2023


Speaking Engagements