Vanina Caniza is a partner at Baker McKenzie’s Buenos Aires office. She advises Argentine and foreign companies in a variety of corporate and commercial law matters, with extensive experience in corporate compliance, commercial agreements and mergers and acquisitions. She completed postgraduate courses on biotechnology at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (Buenos Aires) and on health law at Universidad de Buenos Aires. She has served as chair of the Baker McKenzie healthcare steering committee for Latin America since 2015 and has sat on the corporate compliance steering committee of the firm for Latin America since 2016.

Vanina is client service director for Biogen, IQVIA and Boston Scientific. She holds a certification in ethics and compliance (AAEC-IFCA) and is currently a professor in the CEC compliance and ethics certification (AAEC-UCEMA).

Vanina advises clients on transactional, general commercial, and compliance matters. She has conducted several compliance investigations and has trained Argentine subsidiaries of global companies in compliance matters (in healthcare; energy, mining and infrastructure; technology, media and telecoms; financial institutions; industrials, manufacturing and transportation; consumer goods and retail).

She focuses her practice on the healthcare industry and on compliance and anti-bribery matters. She also has extensive experience in M&A transactions.