Mareva Orozco Ugalde is an associate at Ferrere in Ecuador, where she is a member of the corporate, prevention of money laundering, and antitrust teams. Recently, she has specialised in the fields of compliance and prevention of money laundering and terrorism financing.

Mareva advises clients on queries regarding basic corporate issues, as well as providing assistance with more complex matters, such as mergers, transformations and dissolution of companies.

Mareva was in-house counsel at Autolider Ecuador SA, the official Mercedes Benz dealer in Ecuador and a company that has brought significant investment to the country; she provided legal assistance and she was the company’s compliance officer in relation to the Financial and Economic Analysis Unit. Currently, she is Ferrere’s representative in the Ecuador Chapter of the World Compliance Association (WCA).

Mareva obtained her JD from SEK International University and then pursued a specialisation in corporate law at the Simón Bolívar Andean University, also in Ecuador. She is currently finishing her master’s degree in law, business and justice at the University of Valencia in Spain.