Teresa Tovar has been partner since 2007 leading the antitrust and competition, compliance and TMT groups. She is currently a member of Baker Mckenzie's Antitrust and Compliance Latin American Regional Steering Committees.
She is a lawyer specialized in data privacy and information technology issues, corporate compliance, antitrust, unfair competition and consumer protection.
Teresa has a prominent experience leading privacy compliance and general compliance programs, she also focus on anticorruption, antitrust, as well as internal investigations and due diligence processes in several industries.
She is a member of the Technical Committee of the National Institute of Quality - INACAL, responsible for developing the Peruvian versions of ISO 37001 ("Anti-bribery management systems"), ISO 37301 ("Compliance Management Systems - Requirements with guidance for use"), ISO 19600 ("Compliance Management Systems") and ISO 37002 ("Whistleblowing Management Systems"). Teresa is the President of the Free Competition Committee of the Lima Chamber of Commerce, President of the Compliance Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce of Peru (AMCHAM), and Member of the Board of Directors of the Peru Chapter of the World Compliance Association.
In addition, Teresa regularly sponsors companies in proceedings before INDECOPI regarding antitrust, consumer protection, unfair competition and the elimination of bureaucratic barriers.
Her expertise in data privacy, corporate compliance and competition law has been recognized by several prestigious international publications such as Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, Leaders League, among others.