CRISTINA SÁNCHEZ URTIZ
ARMANDO SÁNCHEZ URTIZ
GERARDO RODRÍGUEZ MONTES DE OCA
He is a graduate the Universidad Intercontinental (Mexico), with a specialty in Labor Relations and a master's degree in Labor Law from the Instituto de Posgrado en Derecho.
With a professional practice of more than 15 years, he began his professional practice in different distinguished law firms in Mexico, as well as in Grupo Financiero Scotiabank, mainly in consulting, litigation, in the areas of labor law, social security and immigration.
His practice is focused on the litigation of labor claims, management of labor regulations, advice on labor matters, teaching courses on labor matters to company officials, attention to labor inspections issued by the labor authorities of Mexico, application of terminations of labor relationships, negotiations of severance of employees, union coordination through different labor unions, among others.
He has been a speaker in different forums such as the webinar organized by Thomson Reuters: "Subcontracting Reform, Challenges for legal management and how to deal with them"; Seminar "Mexico: Practical Aspects RH & Mobility" in Madrid, Spain; Seminar "Leaders in Human Resources" organized by Conference Management, among others.
BENEDICTO A. ZAPATA
Mr. Zapata has focused his professional practice in the corporate and contractual area, working for many years for independent law firms and as in-house Counsel. Among other positions, he was in-house corporate lawyer for TV Azteca. He was also General Counsel for Latin America in GMAC Auritec, S.A., which was a subsidiary of the financial area of General Motors.
Mr. Zapata's career goes beyond the practice of law, as he has had the opportunity to work in regulatory and compliance assurance matters with the government of the Province of Alberta in Canada, where he worked for 8 years with the Alberta Energy Regulator (Alberta’s oil and gas regulatory agency) and held positions as Compliance Assurance Advisor and Compliance Officer.