Ana Cecilia Ibarra-Van Oostenrijk, Mexican Counsel
Blank Rome LLP
Cecilia Ibarra-van Oostenrijk focuses her practice on international transactions, disputes and investigations, with an emphasis on energy industry matters.
Cecilia has acquired extensive international disputes and investigations experience while previously working with an international law firm on matters including cross-border disputes, commercial and investor-treaty arbitrations, and internal and government investigations that involved operations in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Africa, Russia, the Middle East, and Asia. Due to her longstanding international practice in the Latin America region, Cecilia has an extensive network of relationships in the legal and business industries throughout the region.
Lauren E. Briggerman, Member
Miller & Chevalier
Lauren Briggerman represents corporations and executives in government and internal investigations and related litigation. She has particular expertise in cross-border investigations, including in the areas of criminal antitrust, anti-corruption and the FCPA, and money laundering. Over the past decade, she has been involved in a number of complex global cartel investigations which require an understanding of the interplay between various legal regimes, applicable data privacy and protection laws, and complex, and often conflicting privilege rules. She has a successful track record handling investigations in the auto parts, air cargo, freight forwarding, and pharmaceutical industries. In the anti-corruption and money laundering space, Lauren has led investigations in both Asia and Latin America, involving a diverse range of industries and risk factors.
Lauren is the co-executive editor of the firm’s Executives at Risk newsletter, which reports on the most noteworthy cases and investigations implicating corporate executives. She founded the Women’s Antitrust Forum, a Washington, DC-based organization that brings together women antitrust practitioners for professional development purposes. She is also Vice Chair of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Antitrust Law Section’s Compliance & Ethics Committee and an active member of the ABA’s Cartel and Criminal Practice Committee and the Women’s White Collar Defense Association.
Kanupriya Jain, Director
Kanupriya is a Director and co-leads our compliance and investigations practice in the Middle East and North Africa from our Dubai office. She is a forensic accountant, investigator and a trained first responder.
Kanupriya brings extensive experience of working with large companies and global law firms on both proactive and reactive problem-solving assignments. She has investigated numerous financial and non-financial cases related to corruption, financial statement fraud, revenue-sharing and quantification of costs in the Middle East and South Asia regions. She has led proactive fraud risk assessments and trained C-suite client representatives on fraud and corruption.