Berenice Leon Arrioja is a lawyer from the Escuela Libre de Derecho, specialist in Financial Law and founder of LA&C – Legal Advisory in Compliance, in Mexico City, where she advises financial companies inside and outside of Mexico. She worked in several financial institutions since 2009 collaborating as a lawyer in two banks Citi Banamex, BBVA Bancomer, to later join another financial sector in Mexico: SOFOMES.
Once she joined the SOFOMES sector, she worked in one of the largest SOFOMES in the country and with the highest volume of clients: Financiera Independencia, S.A.B. de C.V., SOFOM, E.N.R. where she worked as a corporate and financial lawyer and served as a Compliance Officer for one of the Group’s Financial Entities.
In 2015 she joined Sistema de Transferencia y Pagos STP, S.A. de C.V., SOFOM, E.N.R. where she served as Legal Director and as Compliance Officer and contributed in the constitution and authorization process to integrate the Financial Group to Servicio de Transporte de Pagos, S.A. de C.V. (Money Transmitter), with which she innovated the remittance system in Mexico due to the connection that SPEI has with the Central Bank.
She collaborated with the prestigious tax firm called Bettinger Asesores, S.C., in which she directed the Financial Law area, advising banking and non-banking sectors (among them SOFOMES, Money Transmitters) and the Fintech sector.